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Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football) by Charles Z. Higgi
Series: Never Say Never, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 12 reviews)
In this breathtaking story, full of sex, drama, action, money and betrayal a football coach takes us on a journey. The coach is a hard working man who had good intentions to help his community by volunteering to coach little league football, but his good intentions are corrupted by greed, sex and money. Can we really say never and mean it ?
The Beat: A Baseball Short Story by Jessica Quiroli
Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Patrick Baker is the top prospect in baseball and his imminent major league debut is the center of the baseball world. Reporter Lauren Day and her colleagues await the big day. But what unfolds is beyond anyone's imagination. Against the backdrop of the desperation of the bus leagues, battles over journalistic integrity arise, as Lauren struggles to gain courage in a cutthroat industry.
Learning American Football Vol. 1 by Rafael Rice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is a first impression of American Football through the eye of an expat, that lead her to build meaningful relationships between her, people and sport. With so much happening in real time, keeping things basic is the glue to keep it all together.
The Truth: A Baseball Short Story by Jessica Quiroli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Sports(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It is four years later and baseball writer Lauren Day is still on 'The Beat', now for rival paper 'The Trenton Truth.'The season looms large from the start with two of the Nationals top prospects vying for attention, battling in the bus leagues for the Trenton Hunters. The Truth' is about desire, competition, major league dreams, and finding, and believing, in love.
Pay To Play Part II (Sex, Money, Drama & Football) Guess What Happens Next?... by Charles Z. Higgi
Series: Never Say Never, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is a continuation of the Best-Selling book “Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)”. Bad habits are hard to break! Sometimes we learn from our mistakes or so we hope we do. Can we really say “Never” and mean it? Can Coach Joe overcome his demons of chasing money and women? Can he be faithful? Will he coach again? Guess what happens next? You have to read it to find out.
Riker's Lot by Glen Watson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Nine year old Tommy Ricker wanted a vacant lot to play a game that didn’t matter if he dropped a fly ball or struck out. He wanted to play without screaming parents and coaches. He couldn’t have known his desire would piss off some coaches and threaten big business who suggested a hit on Tommy. He couldn't have known his endeavor would result in his widowed mom finding a romantic friendship.
A Golf Marshal's Chronicles by Chuck Burgett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Sports(4.00 from 1 review)
A Golf Marshal’s Chronicles by Chuck Burgett Golf the gentlemans game? That's not the way it really happens. It's about the animals, the fighting, the hazards, the parties, even bio functions. If you, or someone you know, love the game of golf they will want to read about this side of the game. True, but hard to believe, stories will have everyone laughing from first to the last page.
The Sport by Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
Fireballing pitcher Conrad Bearing seemed to have come from nowhere. A rookie free-agent at 37, he was almost unhittable, mowing down the American League's best hitters as if they were scarecrows propped at the plate. But he was more publicity-averse and reporter-shy than Greta Garbo at her worst. One reporter was determined to crack Bearing's mystery, whatever it might take.
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 Prospect by Zack Drisko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Linehan Saves by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Light Tower Power by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
Cool As A Cucumber by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
Pitcher by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner by E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
Swimming Through Barriers by Frank Arciszewski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(3.00 from 1 review)
World champion swimmer, Shawn Anthony has everything; world records, Olympic gold medals, luxurious cars, commercial endorsements, celebrity friends, millions of fans and more money than he can spend in a lifetime. Then, Shawn loses everything and is forced to reconnect with a family he's avoided, hoping for support and encouragement.
Linehan's Trip by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.17 from 6 reviews)
In the near future, Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world soccer community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
The Punt by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Sports(2.00 from 2 reviews)
The author (Agent 33) and his teenage son (Agent 66) are passing an American football in their back yard on a fall day in east Charlotte (USA). When dad kicks the ball - errantly - an aerial dilemma ensues. A possible remedy crashes out. Approx. 1500 words. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (foul language). Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
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