The Fix


Book Summary

Murder. Theft. Sociopaths. And Margate. Just another day in banking then... 

It’s pre-crash 2007 and financial investment banker Josh Dedman’s life is unravelling fast. He’s fired after £20 million goes missing from the bank. His long-time girlfriend cheats on him, then dumps him. His only friends are a Russian tramp who claims to be ex-KGB and a really irritating bloke he’s just met on the train. His waking hours are a nightmare and his dreams are haunted by a mystery blonde. And to cap it all, he lives in Margate.

Just when Josh thinks things can’t get any worse his sociopathic boss — Hershey Valentine — winds up murdered and he finds himself the number one suspect. As the net closes in Josh discovers that no one is quite what they seem, including him, and that sometimes help comes from the most unlikely sources...

Part fiction, part lies (well, it is about banking) and excruciatingly funny, THE FIX pulls no punches when revealing the naked truth of a man living a life he loathes. This is a crime fiction novel with a difference... 



'With a brilliant cast of madcap characters strapped tightly in, THE FIX hurtles along at a cracking pace. A hugely enjoyable debut novel from Keith Nixon.' 

Ian Ayris, author of Abide With Me 

'Moves faster than a speeding bullet. Can't wait for more from Keith Nixon.' 

Tony Black, author of Murder Mile 

'Razor sharp and original.' 

Ryan Bracha, author of Strangers Are Just Friends You Haven’t Killed Yet 

'Cracking, fast-moving and very funny black comedy of errors.' 

Paul D Brazill, author of 13 Shots of Noir 

'Keith Nixon plots a wonderful corporate caper with his tongue placed firmly in his cheek. THE FIX smacks of insanity brought on by too much time spent in the rat race, something many of us can relate to. Cool, creative and downright crude, THE FIX will get your heart pumping.' 

Gerard Brennan, author of FIREPROOF 

'Sharply observed, fast paced. Hard as a knuckleduster.' 

Richard Godwin, author of Apostle Rising 

'A blast from first page to the last, this high-octane debut takes aim at the corporate world and is fast, furious and a lot of fun. If there’s a knack to writing dark comedy, Nixon surely has it.' 

Nick Quantrill, author of The Late Greats 

'Keith Nixon delivers big fun in a tightly woven package.' 

Josh Stallings, author of Beautiful, Naked and Dead 

'If words were drugs, and Keith Nixon my local dealer, you'd find my sweating presence waiting for my man on a street corner.' 

Mark Wilson, author of Naebody's Hero 

'Five Stars' 

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About the Author

Keith Nixon has been writing since he was a child. In fact some of his friends (& his wife) say he's never really grown up. Keith is currently gainfully employed in a senior sales role meaning he gets to use his one skill, talking. Keith writes crime and historical fiction novels. His crime novels are published by Caffeine Nights. Keith also reviews books for Crime Fiction Lover and Al’s Books & Pals blog.

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