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Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Non è solo ping-pong o tennistavolo. È un’avventura vissuta dai bambini, attraverso il loro modo d’essere. L’amore, la crudeltà e la storia dei più grandi campioni di tennistavolo del passato e di oggi, stimolano la loro creatività. Il libro è scritto con lo stile del romanzo. La storia è realmente accaduta. Sogni, realtà, obbiettivi, morale, ricerca di se stessi, sono gli ingredienti.
Playing the Baseball Card by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
More Than 44 by Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sports hero feels the pull from his home town and leaves a successful career to give back to the people that gave him so much. Old friends are reunited and new relationships are forged in this coming-of-age novel.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
Mutamenti by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Nel secolo scorso la società ha subito un radicale cambiamento di usi e costumi. Il libro è il racconto di questa trasformazione vista attraverso gli occhi dell’autore che narra di una bellissima avventura sportiva compiuta con il ping-pong.
The Hacker (Volume One) by Phil Churchill
Price: Free! Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This ebook compilation offers both the first 5 chapters of The Orbury Way (this sample is over 10,000 words longer than the samples offered online elsewhere) as well as bringing together all fifteen columns of 'The Hacker' that were written for the Surrey Hills League. They are reproduced in their full original format, rather than the reduced formats published online by Golf Monthly.
The Raven King by Nora Sakavic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Book 2; follows The Foxhole Court. The Foxes are a fractured mess, but their latest disaster might be the miracle they've always needed to come together as a team. If Neil can get through Andrew's personal barriers, they might have a fighting chance this season, but Neil is running out of time. Riko is intent on destroying Neil's fragile new life, and the Foxes have just become collateral damage.
Aiden's Arrival: Honor Before Gold by Wilson James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Dreams of another life; or reality? Aiden struggles to honor the legacy of his very young physical self, while dealing with memories of a tragedy that seem impossible to reconcile. At the same time, Aiden has been thrust into a public role in the Winter Games with extraordinary expectations for any boy his age. What challenges must Aiden confront? Can Aiden find the courage to meet this reality?
Gold Medal Threat by Michael Balkind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Casey and Johnny overhear assassins discussing “taking out” an Olympic gymnast just prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, they team up with Chelsea and Samantha, and attempt foil the crime. Suspense, action and lots of fun combine as the team puts their lives in harms way to identify and stop the assassins, before it’s too late.
Joy In Mudville by Gordon McAlpine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
The Victors Club by S. J. Crown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A lady golfer dreams of winning a men's tournament so she can compete in golf's premier event, The Victors. For her, nothing less will prove she's not the loser her mother once called her. Determined, yet doubting her own remarkable golf talent, she marries and caddies for a tour pro. But when a family crisis sidelines her from the tour, events push her to take on the guys herself.
The Opening Bell (2nd edition) by J. B. Garner
Series: Three Seconds to Legend, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Leilana Ito, a rookie wrestler with an unknown past, and Dana Harding, the heelish veteran looking for one more bit of glory, meet in the ring, both of them are embroiled in corporate machinations, family rivalries, and the secrets of the past. When everything is put on the line, will Leilana and Dana rise to the challenge and find a path to victory? Revised edition!
The '51 Rocks by Matt Musson
Price: Free! Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Based on the true story of the losingest team in baseball. Batboy Bobby McRainey relates the day to day struggles of a last place ball club and whites only baseball. But, when the owner signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly
A Minor Case of Murder by Jeff Markowitz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When minor league baseball comes to White Sands Beach, not everyone welcomes the club. Birders are upset by the location of Sand Skeeter Ballpark, but will they resort to murder to protect the birds nesting areas? When a woman dies at the ballpark, during the final game of the season, tabloid reporter and amateur sleuth Cassie O’Malley finds herself on the case.
Tuskers by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
TUSKERS is an explosive combination of sci-fi, college football, humor, and satire that will keep you wondering seriously about the social impact of this highly emotional game we all follow so closely. Nebraska has not lost a game in 10 years, but today, on November 25, 2090, the last day of the Winning Decade, they play the hated Sooners who bring their own secret weapons to the stadium.
Learning to Fly by Misha Elliott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(4.00 from 1 review)
I won’t make the same mistakes my mother did at her age, are words Sophia Marshall lives by. A move out of state opens a whole new world to Sophie and her mom. Sophie soon learns that making the right choices is a struggle for every teen when they are learning to fly.