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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Crashing the Boards--Seattle Sockeyes by Jami Davenport
Series: Game On in Seattle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Professional party crasher, Izzy Maxwell, needs the cooperation of reluctant party guest Cooper Black, the team captain of Seattle’s new hockey team, but Cooper can’t get past his anger over the team’s relocation to Seattle. Can Izzy melt Cooper’s frozen heart or will this party crash along with her fledgling business?
Roughing the Passer - A PK Frazier Novel by Kevin Krest
Series: PK Frazier. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
In the second installment of the PK Frazier series, the maligned sportscaster finds himself embroiled in a major financial controversy as he tries to jump start his career.Ultimately, he’s forced to turn to the people he thought he’d been able to leave behind, heading back to places and situations that he hopes will set him free to pursue his true passion.
Romans 12:19 by Dave Weber
Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sandra Wynn is a beauty with a passion for basketball but has flaws that drive a wedge between her and her husband, Kurt Krieg, an intense college coach who thinks the sources of those flaws need frontier justice. Their spark ignites a chain reaction involving cops and bums, gangsters and jocks and rages from the Clinton Administration well into the 21st Century.
Bracing the Blue Line by Lindsay Paige
Series: Bracing for Love, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,020. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Neil, Grant, and Winston are college hockey players and roommates in vastly different relationships that intertwine three stories into one. The guys must battle their issues, both past and present, while falling in love along the way.
Stories From Wrigley by Marcus Blake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This book is for every fan that has loved the Cubs and shared in the triumphs and heartbreaks of the team, for every fan that has wanted to know more about the Cubs history and shares in the faith that one day the Cubs will win the World Series again. As a lifelong Cubs fan Marcus Blake tells his passionate historical fictions story of the Chicago Cubs since 1906 as only a true fan can tell it.
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.
30 Days Across America by Christopher Dwyer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
After 22-year-old David tragically loses his parents, he and his high school friend Julio take a trip around America to see the world. Because for one beautiful month in 1994, the world came to America to celebrate its game: soccer. Follow David and Julio as they experience elation, loss, hilarity, and heartbreak, and sit in the stands with them as they go from soccer novices to aficionados.
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 Evergreen in red and white by Steven Kay
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
Swing by Philip Beard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
King Of Cups. The First Half by Alex Flyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Shy and young, Sarah dreams of working in a fashion magazine, but due to circumstances ends up doing what she never thought she would be doing. Not only she needs to find her way back, she also finds herself in the middle of the British football love drama, with a crazy champion title chase on top. And the Romeo and Juliet of the football world aren’t going to make her life any easier.
The Cheat by Pat Jordan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories by Mike Shannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A collection of nine diverse stories from baseball impressario Mike Shannon. The tales are touching and funny, and include characters such as a lottery winner whose dream of owning a baseball team turns into a nightmare; a lonely man who has a blind date among the Bleacher Bums at Wrigley Field; and feature appearances by Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, and the spirit of Pete Rose.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery) by Troy Soos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
One Fine Summer by Kevin Zahn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Years ago, some men got together and formed a Boys Club in a hard-working, hard-drinking, inner-city neighborhood in Baltimore, for the sole purpose of providing an opportunity for the local kids to play baseball. It was an effort that stood alone in an area of the city that needed it badly. It is my experience living there and coaching with them in the early 1980's that inspired this book.
Ginger by Icy Rivers
Series: young adult. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Graphic Novel, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ginger, an artist, athlete, and amateur sleuth, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when her friend Ricky signs her up for a golf tournament.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
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. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports(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.
The Ashippun Trap by Doug Welch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
From right field of the sparse Ashippun's Fireman's Park to the vacated County Stadium dugout of the Braves final Milwaukee home game in 1965, The Ashippun Trap takes readers on a wild nostalgic ride using a unique blend of baseball fiction and extensively-researched baseball fact.