Books tagged: horse racing

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Robert "Big Bob" McCullough Al Capone Associate Illinois Horse Racing Official and Murderer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"Big Bob" McCullough was questioned by Senate investigator George B. White at his plush Cedar Lake, Indiana residence. McCullough had admitted threatening crime expose' reporter William Drury. However he only went so far as admitting that someone had beaten him to killing Drury. McCullough lived a long life. He died in a Florida nursing home when he was 97. My book examines his criminal career.
The Horseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ray Taylor was a truck driver for 20 years before taking up racehorse training. He went on to become one of the most respected and successful trainers in South Australia, training hundreds of winners who did most of their training along the beach.
Racing On A Wire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Lucky leaves the Alberta prairie to begin a new life at an Ontario race track, she carries two things with her--a history of horrific abuse and an unborn child. Lucky finds solace in the horses she cares for and the friendship of Robbie, a dwarf who grooms them. With Robbie's support, she confronts the demons of her past.
Soutee - The Complete First Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden.
Dangerous Turf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Tonya Callahan is struggling to become a jockey in the male-dominated world of Thoroughbred racing. But there is something more sinister then sexism at work at the small Southwestern track where Tonya lives with her father, a successful trainer. Just as she is about to obtain her apprentice jockey’s license, the body of the first of two murdered Hispanics is found...
Wild Whispers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Season was not a witch, she was druid. But she could get a horse to run and make Ty’s heart race.
Justice for Some
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hersh Grundstein knows you get more with a gun and a kind word than with just a kind word.
The Big Mark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Big Mark rides the rails, lying in wait for the con men traveling alongside him. Portraying himself as a wealthy rube, he makes off with his would-be fleecers' money before they realize they've been had. He lives like this for years, until he is found out following a failed ploy. Given a hundred days to pay back what he owes, the Big Mark must rely on his conning skills to pay for his freedom.
Cry Baby Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Explanations are not always obvious for life's occurrences. The activities at "Cry Baby Bridge" present a mystery to the local sheriff. When he solves that mystery he might also know who killed a prominent socialite, whose death came as a surprise to everyone.
Still Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Louisa tries to break up her sister's marriage, with good reason, she unleashes the wrath of a master con artist who will seek revenge by destroying her business and turning her clients against her. A woman who wants to have it all, Louisa may end up with nothing if she cannot expose her brother-in-law's cruel scheme before her horse farm, her reputation, and her life are in ruins.