Field of Schemes
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Buy at Amazon A sportswriter with a gambling problem tries to help a trainer escape indictment for steroid abuse. Like his Owen Allison series (Stonewall Jackson’s Elbow, 2006, etc.O), Billheimer’s new franchise emphasizes local color in small-town America… –Kirkus Reviews … Read More

Baseball and the Blame Game
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Buy at Amazon What do these photos have in common? The photo on the left shows John Billheimer in Fenway Park when he was a graduate student at MIT and took on odd modeling jobs for Filene’s Department Store. The … Read More

A Player to be Maimed Later
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Buy at Amazon Lloyd Keaton—who killed a successful sportswriting career with a gambling addiction—gets a second chance at the big time when Blaze Stender, a retired pitching superstar, asks his old friend to write his biography. Keaton is barely on … Read More

Primary Target
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Pre-order at Crum Creek Press Read a preview! Owen Allison’s California consulting firm collapsed after then-governor Red Davison manipulated the bidding on a lucrative contract to hand it to a political crony.  Ten years later, Owen — now working in … Read More

The Contrary Blues
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Buy at Amazon Buy reissue at Crum Creek Press Buy audiobook at Books in Motion Not much happens in Contrary, West Virginia – a sleepy town with failing coal mines, a few old moonshine stills, and an urgent need for … Read More

About John Billheimer
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John Billheimer, a native West Virginian, lives in Portola Valley, California. He holds an engineering Ph. D. from Stanford University and for thirty years was Vice President of a small consulting firm specializing in transportation research. Over the years, he … Read More