Sniper Bid

2009 Indie Book Award Finalist for Best Novel
Nashville Book Festival Runner Up Best General Fiction

Baseball and steroids in a fast-paced political thriller, second in the Richard Thompson series


2009 Indie Book Award Finalist for Best Novel
Nashville Book Festival Runner Up Best General Fiction
2009 New England Book Festival Honorable Mention for Best Political Fiction
USA News Best Book Award Finalist
Hollywood Book Festival Honorable Mention Best Fiction

Freshman Congressman Richard Thompson is enjoying his new life on Capitol Hill when the death of a colleague thrusts him into the national spotlight on a major issue performance enhancing drugs in professional sports. As he presses the United States Congress for new standards on the abuse of steroids, someone wants him quieted. The only question is who.

Congressman Richard Thompson learns that life on Capitol Hill is a balancing act as he tries to harmonize his personal life with his professional duties and his personal desires for government with the philosophical ideals which got him there.


Rick Robinson


Hardcover, Paperback


6 x 9




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With over three decades in law and politics, Rick Robinson’s award winning political thrillers are as current as today’s headlines.

Robinson was named 2016 Independent Author of the Year at The Florida Book Festival for Alligator Alley and 2013 Independent Author of the Year with the Grand Prize for Alligator Alley at the Great Southeast Book Festival. For the work on his previous novel, Writ of Mandamus, he garnered the Grand Prize at the London Book Festival and Manifest Destiny won Grand Prize at the DIY Book Festival plus eight additional national and international awards, including Best Fiction at the Paris and New York Book Festivals. It was named one of the year’s best thrillers by USA Book News.

As a conservative humorist, 48 percent of Americans think Rick’s work is devoid of any journalistic value whatsoever — let alone humor. Of the remaining 52 percent, half of them think his columns are serious. Yet, the remaining group helped make his collection of columns, titled Strange Bedfellow, premiere at No. 1 on Amazon’s Top Seller List of political humor.

Find Rick’s political and pop culture columns on Rare, the Daily Caller, the River City News, NKY Magazine,  Northern Kentucky Tribune and KYForward.

“Everybody has one book in them, and I spent 30 years writing the wrong one.” Rick Robinson


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