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Who's Killing the Brooklyn Dodgers?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,690. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A one-time scrub for the Brooklyn Dodgers is shot to death in the Citi Field pressbox during a visit to New York City. Personal commitments force private investigator Paul Finley to look into the case, which soon blows up with the similar shootings of a restaurant cook on a subway station platform and an accountant on the West Side Highway.
The Twisted Climb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Falling to sleep has never been so tiring. Sleep climbers Jayden, Connor and Max meet in a strange, moonlit dream land where the only way to ‘fall’ asleep is to climb. The climbing is not so simple, though. The mountain is full of night-time animals and things that could only exist in a dream world. Jayden, a brash, assertive girl, battles her own demons while joining forces with Connor, a calm,
Diamonds Are Forever
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Backbone
Series: The Cities of Luna, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Feisal is determined that the disease that has attacked his spine will not signal the end of his professional baseball career. Surgery and rehabilitation in the low gravity of Earth's moon may be his only hope.
Casey's Last at Bat
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
'Casey at the Bat' is a classic poem, yet in 118 years we have never read the opposing team's story. 'Casey's Last at Bat' finds the Joyville team having to rely on an old veteran pitcher in his last game. With skill and guile, Jack MacGraw stands at the edge of victory. But he must face his old nemesis, Casey, who stands in the way of him ending his career as a champion. .
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.
A Perfect Game
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It's man versus machine in America's pastime. Ricky Blackwell is the greatest home run hitter of his generation, but is he playing fair? Or is he a herald of the technological changes that are sweeping the world? Due to the number of cybernetic enhancements, a new step in human evolution has taken place. Will Homo Sapiens become irrelevant with the emergence of Homo Cyberneticus?
Alive on Opening Day
Price: Free! Words: 44,420. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Sports
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 Witiko’s Necklace and Other Fabrications
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A collection of thirty short works of fiction by Brian Reynolds (Mouse, self-published at Smashwords, 2015) with a variety of themes and tones. All of them attempt to focus on character and the human condition. Many are located in the Canadian north, but others find their inspiration in the American Midwest and Toronto. Many have Indigenous content. All of them seek to be “literary” in style.
The Rovers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.