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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling sportswriter and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another sports mystery featuring Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson—this one set at the summer Olympics in London. In this book, Susan Carol isn't a reporter—she's an Olympian, competing as a swimmer at her first Olympic games. Stevie is both proud and envious of her athletic prowess. And he's worried by the agents and sponsors and media all wanting to get up close and personal with Susan Carol. But the more disturbing question becomes—how far might they go to ensure that America's newest Olympic darling wins gold?
Sports novels abound, but Feinstein's books are all stars. They combine sports action, high-stakes mysteries, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of big-time sporting events.
©2012 John Feinstein (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"As in his earlier books in the series, the popular Feinstein takes readers inside a major sports venue, supplies fascinating details, and serves up a satisfying mystery." (Booklist)
"As is his wont, Feinstein salts the cast with real athletes and other figures from Michael Phelps to Bob Costas. He folds plenty of dramatic sports action as well as behind-the-scenes banter and personal and family conflict into a plot that moves smoothly to a suspenseful climax.... A fast-paced caper." (Kirkus Reviews)
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By Me & My Girls on 06-26-12

Feinstein does it again.

As with everything else written by John Feinstein this was a great listen. The author is still a surperior nonfiction author. However this selection is well worth the investment in both time and money.

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By M. Pence on 11-13-16

Awesome book! Average narrator.

What made the experience of listening to Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics the most enjoyable?

The book had an incredible and adventurous storyline, but the narrator had little expression.

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