When Kurt Maxxon arrives at the Masonville Oval Racetrack, he discovers the body of Maxine Willowby in the garage of race driver Lawrence Bates. Kurt starts investigating the murder. Applying his unique logic and reasoning ability, Kurt follows many leads, most to dead ends. All the while he is trying to get ready for Sunday's race. Plus, Kurt is helping a homeless veteran, aka Lucky, get back on track and deal with his family problems. Lucky's sister is dying from stage 4 cancer, leaving two teenage children without care. Lucky's ex-wife if stabbed to death in a barroom brawl, and Lucky must move quickly to take custody of his teenage daughter living in another state.
When Kurt gets too close, Maxine's killer moves to scare Kurt off, putting Kurt's wife Christina in peril. As Kurt moves to rescue Christina he puts his own life in jeopardy.
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About the Author
Jim is a retired engineering/project manager who, after traveling around the world a couple of times, took up writing fiction to keep busy. He is an avid auto racing fan and mystery reader. Jim is a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild and Sisters in Crime. He lives with his wife Karen, and dog Molly, in Lincoln, Nebraska.