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Fiction » Literature » Sports
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.
Slotback Rhapsody by Christopher Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 and represented by Christopher Harris. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
At 27 years old, undersized but talented Nick "Mouse" Morrison has yet to realize his dreams as a pro football player. After several unsuccessful training camps, Nick decides a minicamp in Detroit will be his last go-round. But success comes at a cost as he encounters the pitfalls--steroids, gambling, and much more--of being an athlete in today’s 24/7 idol-obsessed culture.
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.
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.
De amissi reticuli arcano by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
Game of Sails by Carol Newman Cronin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,450. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Casey Morgan can almost taste the medal she’s going to kiss, once she gets to the Olympics. But what if achieving her childhood goal means kissing Spencer Harding first?
The Victors Club by S. J. Crown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
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.
The '51 Rocks by Matt Musson
Price: Free! Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Based on the true story of the losingest team in baseball. Batboy Bobby McRainey relates the day to day struggles of a last place ball club and whites only baseball. But, when the owner signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly
The Legend of League Park by Amy Stilgenbauer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In a sport like baseball, it can be hard for a girl to make her mark. Just don't count Gioia and Audrey out just yet.
The Last Cup: Hockey, Life, Lord Stanley and the Toronto Maple Leafs by Larry Swatuk
Price: Free! Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack is 80 years old. He’s just suffered a heart-attack while playing shinny down at the local arena. Jack’s wife, Mary, is on a Middle East peace mission and cannot be reached. Jack’s nephews Logan and Andrew play for the Toronto Maple Leafs who are in the finals for the first time in 70 years. Will Jack survive? Will Mary bring peace to the Middle East? Will the Leafs win the Stanley Cup?
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...
Men Wore Hats by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The community of Monteray's suffering budget dooms the park's baseball diamond to demolition to make way for development. The community gives Mr. Harmon the task of informing Coach Boyle of the decision. Mr. Harmon's conversation with the aging, yet still powerful, coach proves a difficult one, for the the gap between the two men assign them each to a different time.
Head Shots by Keith Brooke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if the paparazzi could read their targets' minds? Anna-Louise is a young and ambitious reporter, on the trail of an adulterous footballer, trying to hear through the mind noise to find out what he's really up to. Contemporary SF from an author described by Locus as belonging in "the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest by Mike Palecek
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The fall is a beautiful time of year. Some say, the best. For some it's time to die, at the hands of dumb guys out in the woods. For some, killing is how they have a good time, "enjoy the outdoors." Robert S. Thompson heard one time about some hunters getting killed by another hunter and one hunter going to jail. Well, that's a good start, says Robert.
The Prospect by Zack Drisko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Prospect" is a short story about the longing and passion for an unrealized dream. Austin Colt is a pitching phenom who struggles to adapt when his baseball career doesn’t go as planned.
A Minor Case of Murder by Jeff Markowitz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Sports
When minor league baseball comes to White Sands Beach, not everyone welcomes the club. Birders are upset by the location of Sand Skeeter Ballpark, but will they resort to murder to protect the birds nesting areas? When a woman dies at the ballpark, during the final game of the season, tabloid reporter and amateur sleuth Cassie O’Malley finds herself on the case.
A Dinger in the Bay by Frank Severino
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. 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.