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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Cool As A Cucumber by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football) by Charles Z. Higgi
Series: Never Say Never, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 12 reviews)
In this breathtaking story, full of sex, drama, action, money and betrayal a football coach takes us on a journey. The coach is a hard working man who had good intentions to help his community by volunteering to coach little league football, but his good intentions are corrupted by greed, sex and money. Can we really say never and mean it ?
The Sport by Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Fireballing pitcher Conrad Bearing seemed to have come from nowhere. A rookie free-agent at 37, he was almost unhittable, mowing down the American League's best hitters as if they were scarecrows propped at the plate. But he was more publicity-averse and reporter-shy than Greta Garbo at her worst. One reporter was determined to crack Bearing's mystery, whatever it might take.
Littbarski's Gambit by Simon Hood
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Table football, chess and gin provide perfect substitutes for a common language in this tale about striving to communicate and scoring the perfect goal.
راز راکت گم شده - پینگ پونگ by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: South Azeri (Perso-Arabic script). Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
تابستان است و دریا و باد، باد هایی نرم و نسیم هایی ملایم. داستان این کتاب، تعریفی از مسیر ِ زندگی است که آن را، در نقطه ی فراز گرفته و در نقطه ی فرود با آن دیدار می کند. برای کسی که توانایی ِ داستان سرایی داشته باشد ، جادو یی است ممکن که انزو پتینلی بوسیله ی استعاره ی درخشانی از پینگ پونگ به بیان آن پرداخته است.
Pitcher by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
На підставі досвіду свого власного життя, Енцо Петтінеллі, хотів пояснити на чому полягає мудрість, яка супроводжувала його у спортивній кар’єрі чемпіона настільного тенісу та людини з неповторною, багатою особистістю. Саме бажання переказати якесь повчання, змушує писати книги.
It's In the Cards by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
Linehan Saves by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
After the Great Muskie Hunt by J.G. Sandom
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
Hedging Bets by Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Light Tower Power by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.