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De amissi reticuli arcano
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
The Evergreen in red and white
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
Swing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
King Of Cups. The First Half
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Shy and young, Sarah dreams of working in a fashion magazine, but due to circumstances ends up doing what she never thought she would be doing. Not only she needs to find her way back, she also finds herself in the middle of the British football love drama, with a crazy champion title chase on top. And the Romeo and Juliet of the football world aren’t going to make her life any easier.
The Cheat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A collection of nine diverse stories from baseball impressario Mike Shannon. The tales are touching and funny, and include characters such as a lottery winner whose dream of owning a baseball team turns into a nightmare; a lonely man who has a blind date among the Bleacher Bums at Wrigley Field; and feature appearances by Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, and the spirit of Pete Rose.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
One Fine Summer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Years ago, some men got together and formed a Boys Club in a hard-working, hard-drinking, inner-city neighborhood in Baltimore, for the sole purpose of providing an opportunity for the local kids to play baseball. It was an effort that stood alone in an area of the city that needed it badly. It is my experience living there and coaching with them in the early 1980's that inspired this book.
Ginger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Graphic Novel, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ginger, an artist, athlete, and amateur sleuth, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when her friend Ricky signs her up for a golf tournament.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong
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.
It's In the Cards
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.
Learning to Fly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Sports
(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.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story)
You set the price! Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
The Skater and the Saint (Book 2 of the Borschland Hockey Chronicles)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by David Frauenfelder. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Flowering Branch of Borschland has bloomed after 300 years of dormancy! Who will receive the Branch's snow-white petals that confer immortality when brewed into a tea? Ice hockey star Sherm Reinhardt wants no part of guarding the Branch, but the rival Borschic saints of Light and Shadow assure him that only he-- along with his sister Cathy-- can keep it safe. Which side will he choose?
1917: The Perfect Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Who knew that 2 self-realized wisdom masters would be brought together in 1917 for one of baseball’s most momentous games? In this historical fiction, it’s a madness of baseball, Einstein, World War 1, Sigmund Freud, Jim Thorpe, American racism, Longchenpa, President Wilson’s deception, awakened mind and romance, all swirling together in a dust devil of the most unique baseball game in history.
Finishing Kick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A humorous peek inside one girl’s dream to guide her team to the winner’s podium, Finishing Kick takes an inspirational look into girls cross country. Callie finds herself holding the keys to the nuthouse when she agrees to be team captain of the cross country squad. She cares so much and tries so hard, you can't help but cheer her on as Callie and the team challenge powerhouse Fairchild Academy.
Pay To Play Part II (Sex, Money, Drama & Football) Guess What Happens Next?...
Series: Never Say Never, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is a continuation of the Best-Selling book “Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)”. Bad habits are hard to break! Sometimes we learn from our mistakes or so we hope we do. Can we really say “Never” and mean it? Can Coach Joe overcome his demons of chasing money and women? Can he be faithful? Will he coach again? Guess what happens next? You have to read it to find out.
Rise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: Australian English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Maggie returns to her home town as a rookie Coach, thrust into a tournament where the price of failure is exile. Reunited with her best friend Cat. They meet fierce rivals, deal with the grief of sudden setbacks, and fight off attacks from an enemy in the shadows. In the end, there can only be one winner, and Maggie and Cat will risk it all to give their girls a chance.
Podium Finish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Sports
With six months until the Olympic Games, 17-year-old Harper's fighting for the starting spot on Team USA Women's Hockey. But she runs a risky play at practice and breaks her knee, possibly ending her Olympic dream before it starts. 17--year-old Alex switches to ice dance from singles, but how can she skate her best if she can't trust her partner…or herself?
Fighting for the Edge
Series: The Edge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ice dancer Aubrey London scoffs at romance. She’s focused on winning a medal at the upcoming Olympics and uses that as her excuse to avoid serious relationships. But when she and longtime friend Chris Grayden are thrown together, Aubrey questions everything she’s ever known about love, complicating her life both on and off the ice. Now she's got more to fight for than Olympic medals.