Olympic Fiction

Olympics inspired fiction to get you ready for the Beijing Olympics!

Fault Line by Sarah Andrews
When Salt Lake City is hit with a major earthquake on the even of the Winter Olympics, Em Hansen is sent in by the FBI to investigate the murder of a state-employed geologist just hours after the disaster. 





Garden of Beasts by Jeffery Deaver
Reputed for his vow to take only morally righteous assignments in 1936 New York City, a German American hit man is forced by the government to pose as an Olympic contender and kill a member of Hitler’s regime.





Trial Run by Dick Francis
Someone or something called Alyosha is linked to the mysterious death of a member of the German Riding Team and threatens the safety of England’s prime equestrian who is competing in the Moscow Olympics, and Randall Drew is sent by the British Royal Family to Russia to investigate.





Remember Summer by Elizabeth Lowell
Star Equestrian Raine Smith is headed to the Olympics, but her biggest hurdles may lie off the track when she begins to fall for the complicated man hired to protect her from potential assassins.





See How They Run by James Patterson
A long-germinating plot for revenge, first conceived in the extermination camps of Nazi Germany, erupts in full force during the 1980 Moscow Olympics, where a group of terrorists delivers a shocking ultimatum.


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As KDL’s Collection Development Manager, Melissa loves finding all kinds of materials to buy for the library. At home, she tries to put down a book long enough to hang out with her family and make them food.

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