Books tagged: horse racing

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Still Life
Pre-release—available October 17, 2017. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Louisa tries to break up her sister's marriage, for the sake of sparing her sibling the heartache she well knows, she unleashes the wrath of a master con artist who will seek revenge by destroying her business and turning her clients against her. She will end up with nothing if she cannot expose her brother-in-law's crimes.
Short Stories Some True Some Not
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Short stories for children and adults. Some of them are about growing up on the farm, racing horses, and growing up with horses. Some are for children, such as why a bunny carries Easter Eggs and why Santa has reindeer. Some of the short stories are historical, from places I've been such as Spankler's Spring at Gettysburg Nat'l Battlefield. My hope is that they are entertaining for everyone.
Game Changer
Series: Game On in Seattle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
When horse racing and football collide, Hunter McCoy, star tight end of the Seattle Steelheads and neophyte horse owner, finds himself in a battle of wills with a sexy horsewoman and a stubborn, opinionated race horse.
Gazing at the Fifty Stars
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A most unusual event in a West Virginia tavern as well as country songs, patriotism and young love.
Metaphysics Put To The Test Series : Installment One Triple Crown and Long Shot Winners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is the first of my series "Metaphysics Put To The Test".If you are a horse racing fan, you simply must read this book.The casual fan or the serious horse race investor, will discover facts never before revealed. There is a pattern among Triple Crown Winners that has never before been explored, Furthermore, there is a definite pattern among" Long Shots" who upset the horses favored to win.
Buzzed
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage boy aspiring to become a jockey meets a couple of Housing Project kids that propel him into a mysterious straits.
Shady Bill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Back in the 1960’s and 70’s, Shady Bill was a big money, lo-ball hustler, a winning player in his hustling prime, but never far from the destitution of the streets. He was upright, presentable, dressed thrift-store style, and he always wore sun glasses. Playing the poker clubs of Northern California, he awaited the big score. It seemed always within reach, but never in his grasp, or was it? ~~~
The Silver Horse, Braised - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The greatest horse race of the century, with the best five-year-olds of England running against the best of America, will take place in a week at Epsom Downs. Millions have been bet on the winners. Owners, jockeys, and gamblers from across England arrive. So too do a host of colorful characters from the racetracks of America. Horses then vanish. A jockey is murdered. Sherlock Holmes is called.
Horse Doping Jamaica Racetrack Queens, New York 1938-1939
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Retlaw, a New York state race horse was doped with sulphanol in July 1938. The suspected perpetrator, Harold Riner, was nabbed inside the stall around 3:30 a.m. The chemical suphanol was found in the horse's system through a saliva test first given horses in the '30s. The man claimed to be only seeking a night's rest in the stable. My book looks at this incident and the broader issue of doping.
Dance of the Springs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Those of us who cherish the forbidden fruit are defined by the thrills we seek; the arousal of love, the stimulation of risk, the seduction of high speeds, and many more exhilarations that combine in endless ratios. For a young couple seeking purity in Saratoga Springs, their solution and that of a city on verge of destruction is found in golden geometry and the magic of the music of the spheres.