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The Ticket is the story of a frantic and perilous search for a missing lottery ticket worth $241 million. The lives of a corrupt gambler, a retired detective, and a woman in hiding intersect as the ticket is about to expire. 

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"This thriller soon becomes a race against time with life-threatening consequences."

The US Review of Books 


"Fans of the film and TV series Fargo will relish the wicked plot twists Shackelford concocts in this winning thriller. " 

Publishers Weekly


"Treasure hunters face plenty of hurdles in this entertaining, suspenseful tale." 

Kirkus Reviews 

A "gripping, clever novel" and a "terrific, satisfying read." 

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest



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To order Judges Say the Darndest Things from Amazon, click above. To order Judges Say the Darndest Things directly from the publisher, click on the William S. Hein logo below to go to the publisher's order page, and then click on the word "order" in the lower right corner.

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