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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Stories From Wrigley by Marcus Blake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This book is for every fan that has loved the Cubs and shared in the triumphs and heartbreaks of the team, for every fan that has wanted to know more about the Cubs history and shares in the faith that one day the Cubs will win the World Series again. As a lifelong Cubs fan Marcus Blake tells his passionate historical fictions story of the Chicago Cubs since 1906 as only a true fan can tell it.
30 Days Across America by Christopher Dwyer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
After 22-year-old David tragically loses his parents, he and his high school friend Julio take a trip around America to see the world. Because for one beautiful month in 1994, the world came to America to celebrate its game: soccer. Follow David and Julio as they experience elation, loss, hilarity, and heartbreak, and sit in the stands with them as they go from soccer novices to aficionados.
The Evergreen in red and white by Steven Kay
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 by Philip Beard
Price: $5.99 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.
The Cheat by Pat Jordan
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.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery) by Troy Soos
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 by Kevin Zahn
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.
The Ashippun Trap by Doug Welch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
From right field of the sparse Ashippun's Fireman's Park to the vacated County Stadium dugout of the Braves final Milwaukee home game in 1965, The Ashippun Trap takes readers on a wild nostalgic ride using a unique blend of baseball fiction and extensively-researched baseball fact.
The Skater and the Saint (Book 2 of the Borschland Hockey Chronicles) by D.W. Frauenfelder
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 by JC MacQueen
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.
Podium Finish by Beth Pond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Clean Reads. 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 by Jennifer Comeaux
Series: The Edge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Clean Reads. 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.
Backfield in Motion by Jami Davenport
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Mackenzie Hernandez is about to learn star running back Bruce “Bruiser” Mackey is more than just a pretty face.
Set to Love by Jennifer Rae Gravely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The championship is her dearest desire, not love. Recently appointed girls’ volleyball coach at Keowee High School, Randi Sly spends the night with rival coach Blake Steele after getting sick from drinking too much wine. Rumors swirl as the two battle for the State crown.
Snap Slice by Jim Sutherland
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The smart, funny, sexy novel about golf and golfers—and art and architecture, and business and economics, and science and psychology, and men and women, and skirts and skorts. Part sports novel, part romantic comedy, part crazy romp, Snap Slice is a hugely funny, richly populated and surprisingly insightful page-turner in the tradition of writers like Carl Hiassen, Nick Hornby and Dan Jenkins
The Orbury Way by Phil Churchill
Series: The Orbury Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The future of the historic Orbury Golf Club hangs in the balance. Following the death of the old Earl, the Club Secretary struggles to keep it afloat as the modern world threatens to overwhelm it. Can the heir to the estate win the par 32 one hole challenge? Who is the rightful heir? Who is the father of the baby? Who stole the painting and just what is in that 70 year old letter...?
The Raven King by Nora Sakavic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(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.
Ode to Pete Rose by Samuel Cisneros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
In his own mind, Marvin Foley is the greatest Little League baseball player in the world...but in order to prove it, he must first become an All Star and then take his team to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. However, no team from Italy has even won the Transatlantic Tournament to win the right to represent Europe in the LLWS. Marvin aims to change that...
G$$$$O$$$$L$$$$F Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden by A. J. SANCHEZ
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
A love story with various twists and turns with a surprise ending. A player in the game of golf set in 1963. A strong social commentary on the business of golf and the glass ceiling that has yet to be broken. A fragile human story of love and passion in the worldwide tour of golf.
Hanging Lies by R Bruce Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Legacy Ridge is a gated Eden that is home to an assembly of newly minted millionaires and one the most magnificent golf courses ever built. However an unscrupulous real estate developer has erected the entire community upon a foundation of deceit. When a brilliant young golfer appears on the scene, the rich residents’ closely held secrets and long buried lies are suddenly thrust into the light.