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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 » 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
失踪球拍之谜 by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Sports
夏日，海水，清风拂面，天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线：从向着高处上升的那一刻开始，交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法，通过乒乓球，把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
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.
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.
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
Bury the Hatchet by Catherine Gayle
Series: Tulsa Thunderbirds. Price: Free! Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
The first book in the Tulsa Thunderbirds series. Hunter Fielding, a star goaltender in the NHL, put his put in his mouth when he ended up as the expansion Thunderbirds' goalie. Now he has to make things right with the fans. How? Apparently by marrying Tallie Roth, a former Miss Oklahoma who also needs to repair her public image. Can in name only be enough?
"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.
Alive on Opening Day by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Dan Hodges was on the verge of the life he'd always wanted: a beautiful girlfriend, high school graduation just ahead, and a promising baseball career. Then, in one ill-fated moment, it all vanished. Dan clawed his way back over the course of a grueling year but, just when he was ready to reclaim his world, darkness descended again. Can he emerge one more time ... Alive on Opening Day?
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.
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 3 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.
Shapers by W.M. Carver
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Adventure » General
Shapers follows Blake, an old-school surfer from Venice, Ca, to Florida where he starts his life shaping and crafting surfboards. It is filled with descriptive content, and action. He's a little rough around the edges but you'll learn to like him.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story) by Roz Marshall
You set the price! Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Sports
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
Diamonds Are Forever by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A chance encounter at a ballpark brings two schoolmates together for the first time in more than 50 years. Their lives have taken drastically different paths, but their meeting on a crisp spring day will forever link their fates.
L'Américain. Leven en dood van de Franse wielrenner Pascal Basclas by Herman Loos
You set the price! Words: 35,850. Language: Dutch. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports
Het is 9 juli 1998, vooravond van de Ronde van Frankrijk. In Sarreguemines aan de Frans-Duitse grens wordt oud-wielrenner Pascal Basclas aangehouden na een anonieme tip aan het gerecht. L'Américain is een fictieverhaal dat zich binnen gekende feiten ontwikkelt. Het stelt vragen omtrent schuld en rechtvaardigheid op scherp. Verplicht leesvoer voor elke wielerfan en -hater.
The Super Hero: A Short Running Story by Malcolm Costain
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
OUT OF MY WAY! I HAVE TO SAVE THE WORLD! Anyone who runs knows the disturbing truth: that there are a lot of curious people out there. In this very short story, follow one man's disturbing encounter with a fellow runner who seems to believe he has special powers beyond those of mortal men. Guaranteed to cause a gasp of recognition from anyone who walks, jogs or runs.
The Soccer Player by Vincent Gray
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports
This is a short story dealing with the Sisyphean struggles associated with the passionate commitment to one's life project which in a sense is linked to the attainment of personal authenticity, it is about living a life centred around 'doing' rather than 'having'. It deals with the personal emotional costs of following one's dreams.