Jen Estes


Born and raised in Illinois, Jen Estes started her writing career as a baseball blogger in 2007 and expanded to freelance sports writing in 2009. She is an active member of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR), Springfield Poets & Writers and the National Writers Union (NWU). Big Leagues is Jen’s debut novel and the first in a three-book series featuring sassy sports writer Cat McDaniel. When she isn't writing, Jen enjoys running, yoga, traveling and watching baseball with her husband and cat. You can find Jen on the net at and on Twitter @jenestesdotcom.

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Double Play
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Just as team reporter Cat McDaniel seems to be on top of her game, life throws her an off-speed pitch: her petty-criminal half-brother Quinn turns up. Her fiancé, Benji, welcomes the flighty Quinn, little knowing what havoc the man’s boozing and betting ways will wreak on their lives. Sometimes baseball isn’t just a game, it’s a matter of life or death. Book 3 of the Foul Ball series.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cat McDaniel has a new job. Roger Rakin’ Aiken—baseball legend and father to a bratty co-ed named Paige—hires her as team writer for the Buffalo Soldiers. But first she must travel to Santo Domingo and report on the training facility while she watches out for Paige. After a dead body turns up, Cat realizes that corruption is everywhere. Can she Cat really keep Paige—and herself—out of trouble?
Big Leagues
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cat McDaniel is the new senior reporter with baseball’s hottest team, the Las Vegas Chips. Along with a dream job, she has two admirers-a wealthy boss and a gorgeous neighbor. Also an enemy, a reporter passed over for her position. Life is heaven … until a star outfielder’s heart stops. Suspecting foul play, Cat starts nosing around. Will she be the next player to be taken out of the lineup?

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baseball    betting    buffalo    chick lit    cozy    female sleuth    gambling    hard ball    poker    santo domingo    scouting    sports    training