Books tagged: sports novel

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The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World
By Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Fiction
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
Sudden Death (endorsed by James Patterson & Clive Cussler)
By Michael Balkind
Series: Deadly Sports Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Reid Clark - a pro golfer on the PGA tour; is also a hothead with a reputation for trouble. Reid receives a death threat right before teeing off on the final day of the Master's Tournament, & hires a P.I. to track down the perpetrator. Suspense builds throughout as Reid tries to compete in one of golfs most prestigious events & woo the woman he loves, while dodging death at every turn.
Dead Ball (the sequel to Sudden Death - Endorsed by John Lescroart)
By Michael Balkind
Series: Deadly Sports Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
Murder, sports, greed, & glamour. The story takes place at AllSport, a facility that trains inner city athletes with pro potential. Combining athletes who come from lives of poverty with big money & the country’s top pro athletes proves to be a combustible mix. A brazen murder is committed. The suspect list is long. Is murder just another form of competition? Full-throttle action!
Take Five
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Madeline Flowers is an angel, come to save a basketball team from financial ruin. Or is she? What lengths will she go to to get what she wants? Is there anyone who can stop her? Centred around a women's basketball team, this adventure story twists and turns with lies, crocodile tears and some fast action both on and off the court.
Fair Play
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
Nobby Jones was a football legend. He tells his story to Maria, a café owner. She finds out about his difficult childhood, his rise to stardom, and one event that changed his life forever. This book is great for young (and not so young) football fans everywhere.
The Rivalry
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Rivalry is the inspirational story of a typical high school student who becomes memorable once he steps on the basketball court. Pete Berman’s on-court wizardry also fuels his confidence in both social and scholastic settings. The story gives the reader insight into the mind of a teenager, and all of the complex and often primitive emotions of the high school experience.
Famepunk: Part 1: US Open 1987
By Liz Mackie
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Famepunk is a fast-paced, funny novel set in a fictional version of women's professional tennis history. The story opens in New York at the 1987 US Open, where a brash, yellow-eyed local unknown has just toppled a tournament favorite in an early round. On the trail of the mystery girl's story, reporter Ellen Nagoya discovers a world of danger, desperate tragedy, and love.
The Victors Club
By S. J. Crown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
A lady golfer dreams of winning a men's tournament so she can compete in golf's premier event, The Victors. For her, nothing less will prove she's not the loser her mother once called her. Determined, yet doubting her own remarkable golf talent, she marries and caddies for a tour pro. But when a family crisis sidelines her from the tour, events push her to take on the guys herself.
Ivy Dreams
By Jill Eisnaugle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
It is the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series at Chicago's Historic Wrigley Field. With two on and two out and the Cubs trailing award-winning veteran pitcher, Leon Chapman and his Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs' and their fans' dreams of ending the ballclub's century-plus old championship drought rests on the shoulders of a GIRL?
Famepunk: Part 2: Middlemarch
By Liz Mackie
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 288,540. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Middlemarch is the sexy, funny, epic second volume of FAMEPUNK, a new novel for women and men of all ages…of women in close contest…and closer embraces.