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

Donald Wells
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Book Description

THE FIX-IT MAN by DONALD WELLS

The author of DOUBLE OR NOTHING, THE MANY AND THE ONE and THE TAKEN! SERIES
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THE FIX-IT MAN

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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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #465,695 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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20 of 21 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
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
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 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars not my kind of book but.... April 2, 2011
By 317537
Format:Paperback
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 17 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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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Book Ever! June 21, 2012
By Logan
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This book was the best I have ever read.I have read so many books in my lifetime and this is definitely on the higher side of ranking. But well of course after The Hunger Games trilogy. This book had the perfect combination of romance and revenge. It mad me cry and just was breath taking. I would recommend this to romantic book lover's across the nation. I love this book and I hope you guys will too :)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not what I was expecting... June 19, 2012
By alybaby
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This book is definitely nothing I was expecting. From the beginning of this book I got drawn in to the story, although parts of it seemed to take a while to get to, I'm one of those readers who likes all the action up front and not the go around. I fell in love with young Felicia and Johnny right from the first couple of chapters, their love as they grew put me back in my childhood. There are twists and turns in the novel that you don't necessarily expect to happen, especially the last 1/3 of the book, even though there are some parts of the plot that a person can guess at what's going to happen, it is still worth the read.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I was unprepared for this book May 26, 2012
By Vanessa
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I couldn't have known... There was no way I could have possibly have known from looking at that awful cover how freakin amazing this book is. I cried like I was the one that had to choose between the two people I loved more than life. I got so angry with the choices that were made but at the end everything was as it should have been. Do yourself a favor and read it.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A genre-defying story that's hard to put down November 14, 2012
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This story was not my typical choice for reading material. The description mentions a love triangle of sorts, and I usually shy away from those kinds of tales. I am glad that I gave The Fix-It Man a chance. The story is well written and doesn't seem to be tied to any particular genre. There are elements of romance, but they are well done and only occasionally do they get too sappy. There is some action, nothing over the top, enough to keep things interesting. There is also a bit of a police mystery buried in this story, even if the solution can be a bit obvious to a seasoned reader. Finally, it has a bit of sci-fi (as far as the idea of a 100MPG engine goes)which I found quite interesting.

I'm not sure what it was about this story that really spoke to me, but somehow I found myself unable to put my kindle down. Its a tale of humanity, examining our flaws and our triumphs, hidden withing this story about a kid who likes to fix things.

Recommended.

EDIT: Since leaving this review the author has changed the cover of the book to a picture of a man lying on a bed next to a rose. I personally think the new cover looks like it belongs on a trashy romance novel (which this story is not) and I suggest the author make further revisions to the design.
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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 12 days ago by Jeanne
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book
Published 1 month 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 4 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 10 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 10 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 13 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 14 months ago by leolady821
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 16 months ago 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 18 months ago 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 19 months ago by Pj
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More About the Author

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

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.

An avid blogger, Mr. Wells now has his own blog on the Validation Publishing website (www.valadationpublishingdotcom)in which he frequently pokes fun at the world of Traditional Publishing.

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

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