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Soccer players secrets
By Maciej Jozwiak
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There are tons of secrets that virtually no one knows about the best soccer players in the world. Even if you tune in to every Premier League match, watch Spanish and Italian soccer and tune into soccer around the world, you are still missing out on the real life secrets of your favourite soccer stars. Interesting facts, secrets, sensations and hidden truths about players - all is in this book.
on the Trail of the Real St George
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
A Pie, a Pint and a Pee
By Frankie Lassut
Series: Fun and Fantasy, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
I’m neither a football fan or a football writer. Actually, football, soccer, is all an awful lot of people have to make them happy, and that’s only if the team wins ... what a way to live. Do some people’s lives (an awful lot of them) really only have any quality meaning if their team wins?
What is Sport? 101 Questions People Ask About Sport Athletes and Sports– and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
By Rickey Nguyen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Welcome to the world of sports! If you ever had questions about sports, sportsmen, athletes, competitions…here you will find the answer. From the Olympics to cricket, from squash to golf, from basketball to pelota, you will find everything here: events, legends, dates and personalities. These questions give the answer to whom, when, where, why or better said: the answer to everything.
Ball Machine - The Inside Story of the Lies, Seductions and Sporting Triumphs of the Android Vitas Rodriguez
By Simon J Townley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
Can an android win Wimbledon? Or the soccer World Cup? What about the heart of a beautiful woman? Built as a glorified ball machine, Vitas Rodriguez is the world’s most advanced android - strong, fast, tireless and smart. Equipped with the revolutionary quantum entanglement processor, he’s sentient, athletic, handsome, and unstoppable. He knows how to learn. And he loves to win.
Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
By R.P. McQuillan
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
Universe Cup
By Jon Burr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Xvadi stepped from the Red Box--the Kellian mother ship--into the Oval Office, President Davidson knew that the future of the Earth was in question. Once he learned that the Kellians were challenging the planet to a soccer tournament called the Universe Cup, the wheels began to move and the greatest soccer team to ever play was assembled. Will the Earth be saved? Can aliens even play soccer?
Asia's World Cup Story
By Aidan Williams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: British English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
A tale of unforgettable highs and more frequent lows, Asia’s World Cup story has been long and difficult. It’s a tale of struggles for recognition, representation and respect at football’s top table. From hapless minnows to shocking the world; for every humbling defeat there’s an extraordinary success. Sometimes controversial, occasionally magnificent, always intriguing: Asia’s World Cup Story.
Darts 101
By tim frentz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
DARTS 101 shares the most current information on the game of darts. The purpose of this book is to share the author’s experience and research in the USA’s darting communities. If you enjoy reading pointers to improve your game plus other dart information like the newest in components, training games, strategies, player profiles and the latest in tournament results, then this book is for you.
Fountain
By John Medler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 186,270. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction
Professor Charlie Winston stumbles upon maps showing the location of the legendary Fountain of Youth. Meanwhile, his wife Murielle, a scientist at the CDC, is busy battling a deadly strain of the Ebola virus unleashed by terrorists at the World Cup soccer matches in Brazil. As the virus threatens to kill millions of Americans, the only hope may be the healing waters from the Island of Boyuca.