Alex Gabbard

Award winning author, photographer, poet & traveler


This full-length novel thrusts you into the shadowy world of A-bombs and intrigue, with assassins lurking about, a day-dreaming scientist, a frightened bomb builder, wantabe rock stars, an enterprising computer jock, a bungling secret agent, a failed concert pianist, Beethoven, da Vinci, and "The Babe" all wrapped in the sinister cloak of intrigue.

"Checkmate is tremendously imaginative, and it features some wonderfully off-beat characters and colorful dialogue... The book is an awfully fun read." - Red Wagon Entertainment

ISBN: 0-962260809-4
Trade paperback, 294 pages