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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Anasazi Runner: a novel of identity and speed by Jeff Posey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sean, a gifted runner, inherited only one thing from his mother, a mysterious carved amulet with three haunting faces. He doesn’t understand why, but when he carries it, he runs faster and feels closer to his unknown ancestors. With the help of the amulet and his former high school running coach, he begins to train for an audacious attempt to make history.
World Series, A Cub Fan's Adventure, Book One: Evers by John Petroff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Evers is a lifelong Cub fan. He and his brothers are named after Cub players and unfortunately share "The Curse" that follows the team: they never win anything. Evers enters a contest to win a position with the Cubs. Can he break The Curse? Can the Cubs break The Curse? Follow Evers on a Cub fan's adventure and see if he can unlock that savory but elusive brew called "Victory".
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.
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.
Punchdrunk by Bill Lowenburg
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
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, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
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.
This One Belongs to the Reds by Joseph Shaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Is Baseball about winning? Or is it about something else? Author Joseph Shaw tells a story of generations linked together to America's past time.
Helmets Do Not Expand With Heads by OJ Wolfsmasher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Have you ever wondered what NFL players were actually thinking between plays? With so many suffering head injuries, it's a shame that helmets don't expand with heads... this would surely help them think more clearly...
Winns and Losses by Rob Sheehy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
NFL safety Marty Winn faces every parent's worst nightmare when his daughter Brooke is diagnosed with cancer. While winning on the field, away from football Marty and his family face the growing prospect of agonizing personal loss. As his family and his football team look to him for leadership, Marty learns that faith in God means accepting both wins, and losses.
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.
Caught Offside by Liz Crowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ramon Castillo, world famous soccer player and international playboy has been brought low by a career-ending injury. After the humiliation of a shattered leg at the World Cup final, he has spent a year enduring surgeries and painful therapies, the last three months of which are at the Castillo resort in Las Vegas under the watchful eye of his cousin...
Barcelonan Nights by William Olson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Calumet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
British Properties, the pre-eminent scholar of Olympism, travels to Barcelona, Spain to enjoy the Olympic Games of 1992. He is there on assignment. He has real research to do. And he loves the Games and all they represent. But it’s his celebratory company that makes his trip the more memorable.
A Dinger in the Bay by Frank Severino
You set the price! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A retired MLB pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation.
A Really Good Day by James Hosek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
A Really Good Day follows amateur golfer Scott Hanover as he has the most amazing day of his life. Along the way he converts a golf-hating sportscaster, saves a washed-up sports agent, and teaches a pretentious golfer the true meaning of sportsmanship. The whole journey almost comes to an end on the 17th hole but Scott makes the ultimate decision to put it all on the line with one miraculous shot.
The Albatross Rules by Richard Holt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The story of a town and a football team struggling for survival. Can a new coach, a new outlook and some unlikely recruits save the Albertville Albatrosses from forced merger with nearby Mt Logan? The Albatross Rules is a comic novel for lovers of sport in general and Australian Football in particular. It's the story of a town with a dream and a rich history that's worth fighting for.
FISTITUDE - Five Lessons For Leading Any Team to Success by Sean Glaze
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Literature » Sports
This team leadership book focuses on a men’s basketball team that finds itself struggling through a dreary and uninspired season when their coach is called away. Enter a mysterious janitor, who accepts the reins of the team and becomes a wise mentor to them, sharing a series of five lessons that inspires an unlikely leader to emerge as a catalyst for their success.
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.