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Toe The Line

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
In Toe the Line, small business owner and triathlete, Wynn Johnston, finds his ordered, predictable life thrown into turmoil when his training and business partner, Wheeler, is murdered in the seemingly safe confines of the Seattle airport. As Wynn begins to dig into Wheeler's past he finds out that his best friend was involved in a racing conspiracy that puts Wynn's busin ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published April 6th 2012 by CreateSpace
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Shelly
Jul 11, 2012 Shelly rated it liked it
The review was posted originally on my blog {Dive} Under the Cover.

Ok, I'll be honest here, since that's what this blog is all about. This wasn't my type of book. I wasn't sure when I started reading it, but I plowed through it regardless. While I didn't care for the story, I still wanted to know "who done it", if you will.

I will start with this, I am a total "judge the book by it's cover" kind of girl. I always have been, and this, to me, just isn't a great cover. Sure, the bright green is ey
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Kristen
Jul 15, 2012 Kristen rated it really liked it
** A copy of this book was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.**

Wynn Johnston and his partner, Brian Wheeler are returning home from Seattle where they have just competed in a triathlon when Wheeler is stabbed and murdered in the Sea-Tac airport. Wynn is held in Seattle while the police launch an investigation and Wynn is forced to call his almost father-in-law, an attorney, for help.

Although Wynn is shocked at his friend’s murder, he is determined to get home to Austin, TX
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Ruty  B
Aug 26, 2012 Ruty B rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012, mystery
Toe the Line is the living proof that you don’t have to judge a book by its cover. The cover is not one of my favorites even though I love the green color. However I discovered a great story with a lot of things on its favor.

This one is probably the greatest thriller-mystery book I’ve read this year. From the first page I was drawn into the action. From page to page the story became more and more interesting. An excellent written plot with turns and surprises in every page, Toe the Line has all
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Leah (White Sky Project)
Nov 13, 2012 Leah (White Sky Project) rated it liked it
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This book did not blow my mind nor did it leave a big impression, but it was entertaining enough. Although there was enough suspense and, er, mystery, in the story, the book lacked something. For some reason I did not love any of the characters (except for the two golden retrievers squee!). Wynn was frustrating, Madison the ex-fiancee was a tad bit pushy and annoying, the two detectives were weak and rude. I don't know, maybe I just wasn't in the right mood when I read this book. However, I did ...more
Sage Adderley
Jul 13, 2012 Sage Adderley rated it really liked it
Wynn Johnston is a small business owner who actively participates in triathlons. He finds himself caught up in a homicide investigation after his best friend and business partner, Brian Wheeler, is murdered at the Sea-Tac Airport. As Wynn attempts to prove his innocence, a story unravels about his best friend and business that leaves Wynn feeling trapped, confused, and helpless. In the midst of all the madness, Wynn finds himself rekindling a romance with his ex-fiancé, Madison, that he felt was ...more
Laura Besley
Jul 31, 2012 Laura Besley rated it really liked it
This pacy novel is a modern day whodunnit starring Wynn Johnston and his ex-fiancée, Madison, who are trying to find out who killed Wynn's friend and business partner, Wheeler. Along with trying to track down Wheeler's killer, there are business complications due to having to stay in Seattle (when his business is in Austin) and added to that are the feelings Wynn has for Madison.
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Imagine Dick Francis listing toward adventure races instead of horse racing, or Diane Mott Davidson writing about triathlons in lieu of catering. With a background in adventure races including competing in the Army Best Ranger Competition Dick Hannah provides a fresh voice and real world glimpse into the world of adventure racing and fitness in his thriller novels.

Prior to starting his writing c
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