Mark Rea


Mark Rea is managing editor emeritus of Columbus Sports Publications, a Columbus, Ohio-based firm that manages the fan website and publishes sports-related fan newspapers including Buckeye Sports Bulletin.

For more than 30 years, Rea has been a writer, journalist, editor and columnist at newspapers and magazines for such companies as Scripps-Howard and McGraw-Hill. Throughout the course of his career, which began at the age of 15 as a part-time sports writer for The Record-Herald, Rea has won several writing awards, including several national first-place honors from McGraw-Hill and an honorable mention from the Football Writers Association of America. He is a member of the voting panel for the Heisman Memorial Trophy and has appeared regularly as analyst on the NFL Network’s College Football Now program.

In 2009, Rea wrote the well-received "The Die-Hard Fan's Guide to Buckeye Football," a fan-friendly history of Ohio State football, and followed in 2014 with "Legends: Ohio State Buckeyes."

Rea has residences in Ohio and Florida.

Where to find Mark Rea online

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Where to buy in print


The Keys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Keys is a suspense-filled thriller in which a grieving police detective must solve a string of murders that might lead to one of the most notorious political assassins of the Twentieth Century.

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