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The Mysterious Case of Shojiro Sano's Bats
By Ron Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The season has just started, and Inspector Yuni Ichihara loves his local baseball team. But when his phone rings one morning it puts him on a case that will send him to the darkest places of that love. Inspector Ichihara has faith in his team, you see? He has hopes for his city. But can he believe in himself?
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
It's In the Cards
By Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
Fear of Falling (White Cairns Ski School, Episode 2)
By Roz Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A lost child and an approaching blizzard put White Cairns' ski instructor Fiona Easton in a life-threatening predicament. Can she overcome her fear of heights to prevent tragedy blighting her life again? "Fear of Falling" is the 2nd novella from the 'White Cairns Ski School' series about a Scottish snowsports school.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story)
By Roz Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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
Winter Arrives (White Cairns Ski School, Episode 1)
By Roz Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When her ski instructor husband is delayed from returning to Scotland, it falls to Jude Winters - creative graphic artist, mother and home-maker - to get the season started for ailing White Cairns Ski School. It's a challenge that's way out of her comfort zone. How can she turn things around and keep the wolf from their door until he gets back?
‘Brute’ Critical Thinking vs. ‘Mr Wham Bam’ Metaphysic – A Narrative Of A WCW Title Fight Held At Madison Square Garden, November 9, 1989
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A blow by blow narrative of the great blowoff between WCW’s two greatest rivals held at Madison Square Garden in 1989. Their feud has captured their country’s imagination for nigh on three years and tonight is the night a new champ in ‘Brute’ or the current champ in ‘Mr Wham Bam’ will be announced. But don’t rule out a draw.
The Comeback
By Joe Corso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
He's one of the best pitchers in baseball, but he suddenly finds that his best is no longer good enough. After pitching a perfect game last year, Billy Wagner retired from baseball, but the Mets lured him back by offering him a fortune to pitch for one more season hoping he'd lead them to the World Series. Billy wants to finish this season - but something he didn't expect may prevent it.
Christmas Break - Seattle Lumberjacks - Rookies
By Jami Davenport
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
As a college football star and a waitress stave off cold loneliness through one hot holiday break, a passion begins that will carry them both all the way into the NFL.
Shallow Water Blackout: A short story
By Richard E. Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
An epic short story tale of ego and obsession in the world of blue water hunting. Landlubber Wesley is out of his element as his friend Damien seeks to break the world spearfishing record for black marlin.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story
By J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
راز راکت گم شده - پینگ پونگ
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: South Azeri (Perso-Arabic script). Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
تابستان است و دریا و باد، باد هایی نرم و نسیم هایی ملایم. داستان این کتاب، تعریفی از مسیر ِ زندگی است که آن را، در نقطه ی فراز گرفته و در نقطه ی فرود با آن دیدار می کند. برای کسی که توانایی ِ داستان سرایی داشته باشد ، جادو یی است ممکن که انزو پتینلی بوسیله ی استعاره ی درخشانی از پینگ پونگ به بیان آن پرداخته است.
Swimming for Pride
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest
By Mike Palecek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Linehan Saves
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(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. Can he? Linehan has his own agenda: no more girls, art and money. He wants to be good. But how will he react to the temptations that China strews in his path?
The Mystery of the Lost Racket - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
There's the summer, the sea and wind. The winds are the good ones, the light breezes. The tale is about the parable of life: it starts when it is rising high meeting the point where it starts to go down. The charm is possible for who knows how to tell a story, and Enzo Pettinelli tells it through an extraordinary ping-pong metaphor.
Les secrets du lutin - Tennis
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: French. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Quand on est petits on joue pour jouer. Dehors, à l'intérieur, peu importe. Le jeu est tout, un mélange d'émotions que l'on ignorait. On sue, on perd son souffle, la respiration devient courte, le cœur bat fort. Devant nous, il y a quelque chose qui s'ouvre en grand et nous voulons l'attraper, même si nous ne savons pas très bien ce que c'est.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
Hillbilly Hunting: A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
How do YOU feel about teaching a boy to shoot? HUMOR turns THOUGHT PROVOKING... when a young boy reluctantly agrees to go deep into the forest hunting with a strange but fascinating hillbilly family. What began as a routine family hunting trip turns into something very different. " A blend of the HUMOROUS & DEVASTATING~ Kirkus Reviews
Death At The Track, A Short Mystery ( Quit School! collection)
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
HAVE YOU EVER HAD GOOD INTENTIONS TURN DEADLY? Tagging along with his Uncle Tony, a young boy haplessly wanders into the world of toughs and bookies that live and work at trotting tracks. This short story is filled with memorable characters and tough realities. It is a timeless 'COMING OF AGE' story. "Similar in style to John Steinbeck...WELL WRITTEN and ENGAGING." ~ S. Harrold