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Joy In Mudville by Gordon McAlpine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Sports
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
The Last Cup: Hockey, Life, Lord Stanley and the Toronto Maple Leafs by Larry Swatuk
You set the price! Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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?
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 » 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.
Punchdrunk by Bill Lowenburg
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe by Mark Wirtshafter
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.
The '51 Rocks by Matt Musson
Price: Free! Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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
Backfield in Motion by Cedrona Enterprises
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Boroughs. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
Mackenzie Hernandez is about to learn star running back Bruce “Bruiser” Mackey is more than just a pretty face.
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 » 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.
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 » Coming of age, Fiction » 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.
The Victors Club by S. J. Crown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.
"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 » 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.
Men Wore Hats by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » 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.
Fourth and Goal- A Seattle Lumberjacks Romance by Cedrona Enterprises
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,630. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Boroughs. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
Struggling pro football wide receiver Derek Ramsey was once Rachel McCormick’s best friend and lover. She’s about to help him get back his game.
Goal Fever by Joseph Kehoe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by You Come Too Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Sports
A player who won't let his dream die. A mysterious old man with a heartbreaking secret. And soccer, the game they love. Soccer the way it should be played and lived--with blood, sweat, and tears. A book Ray Hudson would appreciate.
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 » 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...
Head Shots by Keith Brooke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » 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".
I Never Played Catch With My Father by Gene Cartwright
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,300. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
The Novel that earned the author an Oprah Show invitation. A Texas-born, billionaire baby-boomer’s life-long love of baseball shapes his adulthood. However, his enormous success fails to erase memories of a childhood missing a "heart and soul" connection with a father near death. In an effort to finally close the “broken circle,” he leaves his beloved New York, and catches “the last train home.
The Tenth Hole Bridge by Andy Wilkinson
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bobby Lambert has been offered the deal of a lifetime to become the world’s best at something he loves: golf. But the cost is high … very high.
Shredded by Karen Avivi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Sports(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Drop into the world of rule-breaking, gravity-defying girls who shred riding freestyle BMX. More than a girls’ sports book or a BMX biking book, Shredded is a motivating push-your-limits story that takes on feminism, friendship, sexism, and sibling rivalry. “Shredded is the holy grail of young adult fiction. This book is absolutely perfect.” – San Francisco Book Review (5 stars)