Author Feature: Heather M. O’Connor

Betting Game by Heather O'Connor

#TuesdayTalk with Heather M. O’Connor, author of Betting Game, a new addition to the Orca Sports series. Is there a story behind the creation of your story? Betting Game was inspired by a real-life match-fixing scandal in the Canadian Soccer League, the semi-pro league that the Toronto and Montreal academy teams played in. http://www.worldsoccer.com/blogs/canada-match-fixing-in-the-spotlight-337366 I couldn’t believe my eyes. Why would organized crime pick a third-division Canadian league? No one really goes to the games. They aren’t broadcast on TV. The scores aren’t even in the sports section. Exactly, said my OPP source. If no […]






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