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The Fix-it Man (A Story Of True Love And Revenge) [Kindle Edition]

Donald Wells
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Book Description




John Faron is a natural-born tinkerer who can apparently fix anything.

But when he's forced by the actions of a madman to make an unthinkable choice,
he soon finds that the one thing he can't mend, is his own broken heart.

Sixteen year old Johnny has a dream. He wants to build an engine that can get a hundred miles to the gallon.

While working in his grandfather's fix-it shop, he meets Felicia Delgado, and the young girl steals his heart.

Meanwhile, there's a killer hunting down young women and getting away with murder.

Years later, when circumstances conspire to tear Johnny and Felicia apart, John is rescued from heartache by a new love.

With his dream in sight and his new love at his side, John is ready to put the past behind him and marry.

However, the killer now has him in his sights and seeks revenge against John for exposing him to the police.

When the killer strikes, his attack leaves John unscathed, but places both his new love and Felicia square in the ravenous maw of imminent death.

With a daring, near suicidal act, John may be able to save one of the women he loves, but which one?

Will he sacrifice Felicia, or choose to save the woman who brought him back from despair, a woman who loves him more than life.

It's an unthinkable choice and its resolution will shape John's life forever.

THE FIX-IT MAN - A story of true love and revenge

Product Details

  • File Size: 600 KB
  • Print Length: 334 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Year Zero Publishing (November 18, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004NNVKC2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #230,363 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A heart, a dream and a boy coming of age... March 30, 2011
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The Fix-it-Man tells the story of sixteen year old Johnny,who meets Felicia, a thirteen year old girl, when she brings him her broken heart to fix while he is working in his grandfather's fix-it-shop. That drew me right into Johnny's story. How could it not? Over time, Johnny falls in love with Felicia, with a love that is so deep that it will affect everything he does in his life.

Johnny has two dreams. One is to marry Felicia, and the other is to develope an engine that gets 100 miles to the gallon of gas. We follow Johnny's life to find out if either, or both, come true. This isn't the easiest story I have ever read and I don't pretend to understand some of the decisions Johnny makes in his life, but I like Johnny. He is a good but flawed man just trying to keep his dreams alive.

The author has done a very good job of telling Johnny's story. I kept trying to put my Kindle down to do chores, but found myself running back to read a little more. I will reread this book again because I rushed through it the first time trying to find out what happens to Johnny, and if his dreams come true. I think that this is the hallmark of an author who can tell a good story. Some books I can savor while reading. This one wasn't one of those. This book had me so invested in wanting Johnny's dreams to come true that I couldn't savor it. I had to hurry to find out what happened on the next page, in the next chapter.

The author gifted me this book, but I would have been happy to buy it. It is a wonderful story of a young man who grows up just trying to make the best decisions he can while following his dreams. Johnny truly tries to be "the fix-it-man" and I think he succeeds. I really enjoyed this book. It is a keeper and one I will be rereading and recommending.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars not my kind of book but.... April 2, 2011
By 317537
This is not the type of book I normally read but I once again found myself putting off things that needed to be done to read this book. Donald Wells is an excellent writer. His other book, Double of Nothing was another book I could not put down.I prefer a slow moving feel good book,this was totally not like that. There is something new happening in every chapter, and at times I really disliked some of the characters in the book. But, having said that it was a book that I just couldn't put down. I am not sure what category to put this book in, it was a romance with suspense with some mystery.
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars interesting reading April 12, 2011
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This is a sweet story of true love with a bit of murder mystery mixed in. I found myself wanting to know what happened next. This story was not as indepth a mystery as I would normally read, but it held my attention and I looked forward to knowing what might happen next in the story. This was the first book I had read that Donald Wells had written, but it will not be the last! I enjoyed the book and look forward to seeing what Mr. Wells presents in his next book!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVE this book! March 29, 2011
By Teena
Format:Kindle Edition
I LOVED it! I love reading the kind of book that you just can't put down...and this was one of them. I stayed up almost all night to finish it. I can't even count how many cups of hot tea I made, my favorite thing to drink, when I'm reading.I didn't want to go to bed until I knew how this story ended. It was great!Donald Wells has a way of making you feel his story. I can't wait to read his other books which I am putting on my Kindle right now.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Puttering in a garage isn't always a bad thing April 1, 2012
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The book - was alright. It was a simple read, not too taxing. A coming of age story filled with angst, some 'what if' moments of lost love, a suspenseful and ultimately untimely death and some melodramatic moments thrown in.
Personally - the story should have been 2 or 3 elements, not the 7 or so that it chose to branch off into, but like life, situations never come in singles.
As a relaxing and just 'get away from it all' read - this is perfectly acceptable. And while the author does a reasonable job of developing the female characters, there was something 'off' about the approaches many took, feeling more in line with a fantasy fulfillment than an actual woman.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read December 22, 2012
By Gram
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Very good story. I liked the charactors and the story line. I will recommend to my family and friends. Will want to read more from this author
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Fix It Man May 24, 2012
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This book was great. It kept me hanging on from the beginning. A easy smooth must read. Five stars definitely
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars suprised March 25, 2012
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This was a really fun book to read!!!!! I didn't expect it to be very good and thought I would start it to see how I liked it. I don't always agree with some of the choices the main chararcter makes, but over all a great read. I already purchased another book by this author.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars at first it seemed like he really loved Felicia
Interesting story, considering I would not have made the choices Johnny made, Sometimes I was so mad at him I had to put the book down for a couple of days before I could continue... Read more
Published 8 months ago by Flooct
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book
Published 9 months ago by MoMi
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining Coming of Age
I take a lot of free books when offered, in the hope that I will find new authors that I like. It took me a while to get around to reading this book, because the cover made me... Read more
Published 12 months ago by Ann de Vries
5.0 out of 5 stars I absolutely could NOT put it down!!!
This book was incredibly phenomenal!! I lost so much sleep because this book was such a page turner that I couldn't find a good place to stop. Read more
Published 18 months ago by holmesa925
5.0 out of 5 stars The Fix-It Man
This book is a real page-turner. The characters are realistic and I quickly got attached to them, even angry at one for a life-changing decision he made.
Published 19 months ago by Reader
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for me...
I started reading this book and really liked the story line and where is was going however I couldn't get past the foul language. Read more
Published 21 months ago by BrendaAnne
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book....
Took a chance on this book and glad I did. Great love story. Kept me wanting to see what happens next. Will definitely be reading more from this author.
Published 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars He is the Fix-it Man
Ever read a book you love to hate? The emotions I had while reading this book went from thoroughly enjoying it to hating it and back to loving it. Read more
Published on April 29, 2013 by dj
1.0 out of 5 stars Did not like
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Didn't care for very much at all what else is there to say. Will not read any.more of
Published on February 20, 2013 by Debbie Byrd
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it!
I have to admit that I judged a book by the cover and held off reading this for quite a while. My bad. Read more
Published on February 8, 2013 by Pj
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More About the Author

Donald Wells is the author of the TAKEN! Series, BLUE STEELE & The CALIBER DETECTIVE AGENCY.

He also writes The TANNER Series under the pen name of REMINGTON KANE.

When he's not writing he spends his time reading and when he's reading, he wishes he were writing.

A man of many talents, Mr. Wells invented the now much used term .com as well as the word "Dealy"

Before becoming a writer, Mr. Wells spent years as an aspiring pianist and was often known to spend hours at practice. If he had ever had access to a piano, who knows what heights he might have achieved.

A renowned Chocoholic, the town of Hershey, PA. is considering erecting a statue in his honor.

A little known fact: Mr. Wells was one of the original Back Street Boys.

Another of his talents is the writing of bogus biographies in the third person.

To learn about Mr. Wells' new releases and enjoy bonus content, please visit,


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