"A fast-moving, unsentimental look at amateur hockey, masculinity, mid-life crisis, drink, drugs and family secrets... brisk, engaging and, in the end, very moving, an altogether impressive first effort.
The Globe and Mail.
A novel about love, music, hockey, estranged siblings, family secrets, aging boomers, and the like.
Derek is 41 years old. His girlfriend has just left town. His father, a DJ at the local classic rock station, is about to go to court. His rec hockey team is up in arms about a TV reporter’s attempts to glorify their weekly games. And Derek’s body seems to be giving up on him little by little.
Jamie Fitzpatrick is a host and producer at CBC Radio in St. John’s and columnist for the About.com network. You Could Believe in Nothing is his first novel and a winner of the Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers in Newfoundland and Labrador.