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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Gang of Eight: The First Tee by Darby Winterhalter Löfstrand
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 158,830. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Eight men. One game. Twenty-five years. Life ... where friendship and golf intersect. This story, based on true events, will resonate with anyone who loves the game and cherishes those friendships made on, and off, the course.
Crashing the Boards--Seattle Sockeyes by Jami Davenport
Series: Game On in Seattle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Professional party crasher, Izzy Maxwell, needs the cooperation of reluctant party guest Cooper Black, the team captain of Seattle’s new hockey team, but Cooper can’t get past his anger over the team’s relocation to Seattle. Can Izzy melt Cooper’s frozen heart or will this party crash along with her fledgling business?
Roughing the Passer - A PK Frazier Novel by Kevin Krest
Series: PK Frazier. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
In the second installment of the PK Frazier series, the maligned sportscaster finds himself embroiled in a major financial controversy as he tries to jump start his career.Ultimately, he’s forced to turn to the people he thought he’d been able to leave behind, heading back to places and situations that he hopes will set him free to pursue his true passion.
Romans 12:19 by Dave Weber
Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sandra Wynn is a beauty with a passion for basketball but has flaws that drive a wedge between her and her husband, Kurt Krieg, an intense college coach who thinks the sources of those flaws need frontier justice. Their spark ignites a chain reaction involving cops and bums, gangsters and jocks and rages from the Clinton Administration well into the 21st Century.
Bracing the Blue Line by Lindsay Paige
Series: Bracing for Love, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,020. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Neil, Grant, and Winston are college hockey players and roommates in vastly different relationships that intertwine three stories into one. The guys must battle their issues, both past and present, while falling in love along the way.
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.
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories by Mike Shannon
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) 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.
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.
The Walk On (Part3) by Rick Laird
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
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.