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Xlibris Corporation, Aug 28, 2007 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Meet Rob Mercy. Mercy is President of a local Cincinnati, Ohio bank and he has done well for himself. But as he reaches his 50th birthday, he realizes that life seems to be passing him by and he decides to do something he has never done before--run a marathon. No one thinks he can do this since he is overweight and out of condition. In the midst of his training he must deal with a crisis that threatens to ruin his bank. He enters in a business arrangement with Roger Mahlman a major builder. This business relationship starts off well, but it collapses due to the dishonesty of Roger Mahlman which threatens to ruin Mercy's bank and his life. Mercy must learn to overcome bitterness and resentment and learn the healing power of forgiveness as he trains for the race of his life.

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Douglas W. Thomson is an attorney, businessman, and former mayor of the City of Milford, Ohio. He received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University, his law degree from Ohio Northern University, and his M.B.A. from Xavier University. Douglas is married to his wife, Gretchen, and they have three children, Joshua, Emily, and Samuel. The author would love to hear from you at or visit his web site at

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