..".hilarious, politically savvy...politics at its corrupt, dysfunctional, inspiring best." Kirkus Reviews (pre-publication review, "Best Manuscript" award winner)
"Avrashow's book is an entertaining reveal of an unconventional candidate and campaign and it is filled with drama, hope and conflict," Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles 2005-2013
"In the tradition of Allen Drury and Richard Condon comes the next great author of political thrillers, Wayne Avrashow." Michael Levin, New York Times best-selling author
"A political thriller that draws on Avrashow's considerable experience...a great read," Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles City Councilman (ret.) and Los Angeles County Supervisor (ret.)
"a riveting, totaling involving page-turner...Roll the Dice has all the elements to develop into a memorable film dramatization," Peter Saphier, executive at Universal and Paramount studios, o read and recommended the novel "Jaws" for production at Universal, co-Producer "Scarface"
"Intriguing spin on the phenomenon of celebrities-as-candidates." Bob Ronka, Los Angeles City Councilman (Ret.)
What happens when one of America’s biggest rock stars leaves the Las Vegas stage to run for the United State Senate?
The ultimate celebrity candidate, Tyler Sloan is no stranger to politics – his estranged father was a California governor who narrowly lost a Presidential campaign. He runs as a political independent, refuses campaign contributions, and dismisses special interests and lobbyists.
Sloan is caught in a political campaign fraught with; sexual scandal, corruption and conflicting loyalties. Will he be able to navigate through political turbulence and his own past to win the race?
Praise for Roll the Dice:
“Hilarious, politically savvy...keenly observant in its depiction of both the public histrionics of elections and the hard-boiled deal making and arm twisting... layers of complexity in characters and their motives...politics at its corrupt, dysfunctional, inspiring best.” - Kirkus Reviews (winner of “Best of Indie” pre-publication award)
"Avrashow’s book is an entertaining reveal of an unconventional candidate and campaign and it is filled with drama, hope and conflict.” - Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles 2005-2013
“Pin-sharp and compelling, with wry humor and real authenticity. Loved it. One of My Top 5 Books of the Year (So Far!)” - Robert Parker, author of A Wanted Man
“In the tradition of Allen Drury and Richard Condon comes the next great author of political thrillers, Wayne Avrashow.” - Michael Levin, New York Times best-selling author