Books tagged: boxing

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Bettors, Boxers, Wiseguys and Wannabes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
The premier columnist covering the sports and gaming scene in Las Vegas, Nevada, Haney writes with insight, wit and empathy. "Bettors, Boxers, Wiseguys and Wannabes" is a rich and varied collection of pieces previously published in newspapers, magazines and on major websites, with new introductions. It includes personality profiles, in-depth interviews, betting tutorials and commentary.
Cutman: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A lonely stone butch falls for a female boxer in "Cutman," a 2700 word hardboiled short story. Originally published in HELL OF A WOMAN, edited by Megan Abbott, Busted Flush Press. Now available for the first time on Smashwords.
Miki and the Boxing Gloves
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Series: Miki, Book II. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A fun story for African and all children aged 8 - 14. In yet another hilarious romp with Miki’s family, Zap Mazela, local Cape Town boxing champion, asks Miki to look after his new boxing gloves. But when Granny Noo finds them, everything goes wrong. With the big match approaching, Miki is desperate. But a newcomer steps into the ring and sets the crowd to fever pitch.
I Got Some Bad Muse For You
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Many artists wait for inspiration to strike. Few know that it does so with a clenched fist. Broke, drunk, and depressed, the young William Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block. The good news? His muse has arrived to inspire him. The bad news? She’s the muse of *boxing*. And she’s going to make Shakespeare the most famous playwright in England, even if it kills him.
The Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
“A boy with a dream…in a country at war with itself.” Based on a true story, The Gift is an African coming of age novella in a city where to be called a ‘survivor’ - is the highest compliment that can be paid.
A Freak's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A six-year-old boy runs away with the circus when his Mum throws him out of their 1890’s London slum apartment while she services clients. Taken in by a new Mum, the boy meets the circus owner’s challenge to become some sort of ‘freak’ to earn his keep; and along the way, he falls for Caitlin, the lion tamer’s daughter. He is forced to run again to avoid being sent back to his mother.
Fist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Jack lost his big fight in pro-boxing years ago. Now he’s part of a bloodier sport: One with no gloves and no mercy. Jack’s last chance has come and he’s ready. Today he will climb the next notch in the ladder to the champ or end up a bloody mess in the emergency room.
Blood Manor (Uncivilized Boxing Action Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Joe is a fighter in a world where violence is unlimited and death is a reality. Today he gets a deal he can’t refuse: Lord Thomson is offering $300 for a fight to the death at his mansion. Joe knows he can’t afford to refuse this one with a little daughter and not enough money coming in from his other fights. This is a fight to the finish where only one man will leave.
The Championship (Uncivilized Action Boxing Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Joe is back and this time he’s going to take on the champ. He’s had a month of training and he couldn’t be more ready. Little does he know Lord Thomson has a surprise waiting for him that will change his life. Read on to find out about Joe’s biggest fan. (Contains Mage Series Promotional Story as well.)
Backyard Brawl (Uncivilized Boxing Action Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Joe has signed up to be the champion of both the underground scene and the legit pro-boxing world’s number one, but to do it he has to fight the three best fighters in the illegal fighting world and live to talk about it. It is the hardest fight of Joe’s life and one which will decide more than just his future, but the future of boxing itself. (Contains an additional promo story.)