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Holding Her Breath: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063236080
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Published: Mariner Books - May 17th, 2022

“A joy to read. ... Emotional, clever, and humorous, Holding Her Breath will engross readers with its academic atmosphere and family drama.” — Booklist


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After the Lights Go Out Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781641293310
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Published: Soho Press - June 7th, 2022

A harrowing and spellbinding story about family, the complications of mixed-race relationships, misplaced loyalties, and the price athletes pay to entertain—from the critically acclaimed author of Three-Fifths


Dead Lucky (Harry Radcliffe Mystery #5) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781448306817
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Published: Severn House - May 3rd, 2022

Jump jockey Harry Radcliffe is thrown into another dark mystery when a good friend is left fighting for his life after being struck by a bullet.


The Set-Up: The Lost Classic by the Author of 'The Wild Party' Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781912740086
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Published: Korero Press - May 16th, 2022

Written in 1928, The Set-Up is a long narrative poem about the boxing underworld - a hard-boiled tragedy told in syncopated rhyming couplets. When the work was first published it made the bestseller list, and in 1949 it was turned into an award-winning film featuring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter.


Pure Life: A Novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780771051760
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Published: Strange Light - May 3rd, 2022

A harrowing, intense, powerful new novel that reads like a classic, from one of the great writers of his generation.


The Second Season Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9798200834358
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - July 26th, 2022

The Hidden Game Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781646636822
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Published: Koehler Books - June 10th, 2022

WHAT IF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL WERE JUST ANOTHER REALITY SHOW?

A series of controversial calls


Don't Know Tough Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781641293457
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Published: Soho Crime - March 22nd, 2022

Friday Night Lights gone dark with Southern Gothic; Eli Cranor delivers a powerful noir that will appeal to fans of Wiley Cash and Megan Abbott.


Going, Going, Gone! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781950301232
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Published: Inkshares - March 8th, 2022

An earthquake decimates San Francisco's baseball stadium. Two players and their manager are trapped. With water rising, the trio crawls through a gash in the wall. Naked and penniless, they climb through the muck onto shore. Downtown San Francisco is on fire. They can not find their stadium, or any new buildings, or the parking lot with their fancy cars.


East of Denver Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781948585484
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Published: Leapfrog Press - June 28th, 2022

When Shakespeare Williams returns to his family's farm in eastern Colorado to bury his dead cat, he finds his widowed and senile father Emmett living in squalor.


The Lonesome Trials of Johnny Riles Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781948585477
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Published: Leapfrog Press - July 26th, 2022

Praise for East of Denver:

Hill gives up plenty of laughs to go with the pain . . . a fine first novel from a writer with a great sense of character.--Booklist

One of this summer's most pleasant surprises.--Austin American-Statesman


American Pastime Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781949116793
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Published: Woodhall Press - June 7th, 2022

If you knew how your life was going to end, would you live it the same way?

Adam is a writer having a conversation with God at a baseball stadium in the Bronx. God chooses Adam because his stream of consciousness since childhood has been heavy on commentary about American life connected to love. God narrates on Adam’s baseball field of life.