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The Third Horseman
By Gerard O'Keeffe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Based on a true story: At the height of the Irish Famine in the 1840s, an Irish aristocrat watches in horror as economic injustice and political failures result in the deaths of masses and despair for millions. But hope comes from an unlikely quarter: the unprepossessing racehorse Coranna and the sacrifice of the Butler family of peasants in the West of Ireland.
NAStar Driver (vol. 1)
By C. C. Blake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction
Finster has been burned bad. A rocket car fire has put him out of racing. If that wasn't enough, some AstroNazi creeps have kidnapped his girl. Now, he's looking for a little payback. These two stories form the first installment of the NAStar Driver series, sf stories as action-packed as any street race.
Ricky Wills It: A Rock Opera in the Key of Johnny Cougar
By Eric Robert Morse
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Speedway, Indiana native Ricky Wills is a hotshot racecar driver with chip on his shoulder. As one of the brightest rising stars in the racing world, Ricky competes for a chance to race in the legendary Indianapolis 500, and struggles to maintain his small-town identity as he is swept up by industry fame and the charms of big-city celebrities.
Jochen Rindt World Champion F1 Driver
By Bill Rosoman
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jochen Rindt, was a Super F1 driver. IMHO Jochen Rindt is the best F1 Driver of all times He Died and was awarded the F1 Trophy posthumously. Motor Racing in the 1960s and 1970s was an exciting time and the sport was much different than it is today. Jochen Rindt for me was the pinnicle of a super sportsman and a great person, who lived in times that were much simplier .
Shut Up and Ski: Wipeouts, Shootouts and Blowouts on the Trail to the Olympic Dream
By Edie Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
Murphy's Law meets the Olympic dream in this spirited account of the challenges, misadventures and injuries that beset the US Ski Team in one year leading up to the 1988 Olympic Games. Not-so-brave rookie downhill racer Olivia Sharp and her band of strong-willed yet woefully inexperienced teammates vie for coveted Olympic team spots while coping with a coach who wishes he could trade them all in.
Troubleshooter
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,610. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
On the Sunday before the start of the grand prix season, I went to two parties and committed a criminal conspiracy with the woman of my dreams. Monday I started on the slippery slope that would end when I learned that my friend betrayed me. Tuesday I intimidated the most powerful and least accountable government department of a sovereign democracy. Wednesday someone tried to kill me.
Boyfriend Gatorade Fights and Other Lobsters That Are Coming For Us
By E.A. Alex
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
Boyfriend Gatorade Fights is a set of six short stories spanning Need For Speed Underground-style illegal street racing, skateboarding, the joys of being a tomboy, prank calls, and an unlikely apocalypse prediction that is just about as likely as any other apocalypse prediction, just with more crustaceans.
Queen of Hornets
By Larry Strattner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Bobbi Grumann, the Queen of Hornets, is a daring and competitive young woman participating in the primarily men’s sport of cross-country motorcycle racing in the 1970’s. “Political correctness” was not spoken in this group. Life lessons she learns are universal. Queen of Hornets is the story of one daring young woman’s romance with speed and danger.
On the Edge
By Dick Hannah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
Disgraced and psychologically scarred, former Marine lieutenant Joe Malone finds one of his clients at his fitness bootcamp brutally murdered during an early morning run. Soon after another is killed. When an upcoming adventure race leaves more clients exposed he is forced to face his biggest fears and travel to the deserts in West Texas and protect them through three days of adventure racing.
Formula 4
By Johnny Walker
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Philip Collins. Category: Nonfiction
This is all about a dream that came true. As a boy, I wanted to be a racing driver and was fascinated by high performance cars. Because of certain circumstances, I had the opportunity to ride in cars like Rolls Royce, Bentley and Mercedes. As I grew older I longed to race in single seaters but couldn't afford it, then Formula 4 came into my life which enabled me to race a single seater car.