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The Will to Die is the story of murder in a small town, the lies that covered it up, and an unbelievable conspiracy that brought one man to his knees.

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The Will to Die Joe Pulizzi

    • True Crime
    • 4.5 • 91 Ratings

The Will to Die is the story of murder in a small town, the lies that covered it up, and an unbelievable conspiracy that brought one man to his knees.

This is a preview podcast version of the full-length book. Buy The Will to Die now at your favorite bookstore.

    The Will to Die Trailer

    The Will to Die Trailer

    The 6th Book from Amazon best seller Joe Pulizzi comes the story of death in a small town, the lies that covered them up, and a conspiracy that brought one man to his knees...

    Will Pollitt just successfully delivered the business pitch of his life -- a win he desperately needs. At the same moment 50 miles away, Will’s father is found dead.

    Coming home gives Will a chance to reconnect with his father’s life and work. Yet digging into the past, Will makes a shocking discovery: His hometown neighbors are turning up dead at alarming rates. His father seems not only involved but could he be… one of the lead operatives? Is that why his father is now dead, too?

    The hunt for the truth jeopardizes Will and everything he loves. And it makes him question not just his father’s death, but what it means to truly live.
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    From the author - "If you love thrillers or mysteries, this book is for you. As a thriller reader myself, I've always preferred protagonists that aren't ex-FBI or someone with super powers. Will Pollitt, the main character, grew up as part of a funeral home family, but decided to follow his career passion in marketing. I know both of those worlds and enjoyed wrapping them into a killing conspiracy that will make for a truly fun ride."
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    Questions about The Will to Die by Joe Pulizzi? Get them answered here.
    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 2 min
    Prologue

    Prologue

    It's late at night in Sandusky, Ohio. Abe Pollitt finds himself all alone inside his funeral home. But something is not quite right.
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    All of the names, characters, organizations, places and events portrayed in this novel are either products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to real or actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
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    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 3 min
    1 The Proposal

    1 The Proposal

    Will Pollitt and his partner Robby Thompson make the final changes to their upcoming marketing pitch to billion-dollar beverage maker PopC. Everything was fine until Will returned to his apartment.
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    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 11 min
    2 The Meeting

    2 The Meeting

    Will and Robby head to PopC for the big meeting. While inside, Will decides to alter the strategy. Robby isn't a fan, but acquiesces. By the end of the meeting, Will receives a message that will change his life forever.
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    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 20 min
    3 The Funeral Home

    3 The Funeral Home

    Robby escorts Will to the funeral home in Sandusky, Ohio. There, Will is met by Denise, Jack and Uncle Dan, and then prepares to see his father for the last time. But the biggest problem for Will wasn't see his dead father.
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    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 26 min
    4 The Will

    4 The Will

    Denise and Will sit down for a reading of Abe's last will and testament by Uncle Dan. Whether Will wanted it or not, the funeral home was now his, but the prospects do not look good.
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    Questions about The Will to Die by Joe Pulizzi? Get them answered here.
    On social media, use the hashtag #TheWilltoDie.
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    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

Tamjyo ,

Are you kidding me?

Have spent the day listening until....OMG! Chapter 22. Immediately purchased from Audible. This is a great book! I’ve never written a book review; please excuse the improper etiquette. A great listen and will be following this author.

jmhct ,

Warning.

While I have thoroughly enjoyed the listen, shame on the authors for not properly labeling this a 22 chapter ‘preview’. Let the reader beware. But a of a bait and switch going on here and just not cool.

hollyfun1 ,

Fabulous Style 💕

Extremely well done! Enjoyed the narration and the development of each character!
I felt like I was listening to a fantastic stage play! Definitely binge this one ☝️

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