Author Tom Farrell has worked as a golf course starter, a chemist and clerked at City Hall in Chicago while attending law school. He has served as Vice President of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, a nonprofit corporation, and was a past finalist in the Pikes Peak Writer’s Contest in the Mystery, Suspense and Thriller category. Now retired from practicing law, when he’s not handicapping, he can be found on the golf course or at a local jazz club.
OUT IN THE FIELD
SCENES FROM CHICAGO
THE 28TH ANNUAL MCFEDER TOURNEY. CAUGHT IN THE SAND AT THE PRAIRIE CLUB IN THE SANDHILLS OF NEBRASKA.
VISITING ARLINGTON PARK IN CHICAGO
MANY THANKS TO THE HOUSTON LADIES BOOK CLUB!
WAGER EASY ON THE KIRKUS REVIEW PAGE FOR CRIME AND LEGAL THRILLERS
WAGER TOUGH ON THE KIRKUS REVIEW PAGE FOR CRIME AND LEGAL THRILLERS
REVIEW FOR AUTHOR TOM FARRELL
“.. Farrell also beautifully realizes the setting of Chicago in winter, which helps to enhance the procedural elements of the story. He skillfully unfolds the complicated tale as Eddie delves deeper into the underworld and finds out how it intersects with the impending legalization of sports betting in Illinois. The novel presents a bleak landscape of rival gangs always looking to double-cross one another as well as a memorably startling characterization of the Chicago police and court system. Eddie is the just the right kind of noble but flawed hero to travel between the two realms, and Farrell crafts an array of familiar and unfamiliar genre elements into a genuinely gripping read. A smart and fast-paced crime drama that will leave readers wanting more from this author.“
–Kirkus Reviews (starred review)