A Fastball for Freedom

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Pub Date 25 Mar 2021 | Archive Date 22 Feb 2021

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Description

In a world where laws restrict nearly every move people make, baseball pitcher Puppy Nedick and his ex-wife Annette are on the run. Branded by their government as American traitors and murderers, they and their friends must now navigate the chaotic remnants of London.

As Puppy faces an uncertain future run by secret police, robots, and holograms, he is determined to save the world using the only weapon he has—baseball.

In a world where laws restrict nearly every move people make, baseball pitcher Puppy Nedick and his ex-wife Annette are on the run. Branded by their government as American traitors and murderers...


A Note From the Publisher

Available in the following formats: Hardcover: (978-1-64397-186-5) Softcover: (978-1-64397-187-2) & Ebook:.(978-1-64397-188-9) LCCN: (2020937567). Print distribution through Ingram, Gardners, Baker & Taylor, and Perma-Bound. Ebook library distribution through Overdrive, Hoopla, and Baker & Taylor.

Available in the following formats: Hardcover: (978-1-64397-186-5) Softcover: (978-1-64397-187-2) & Ebook:.(978-1-64397-188-9) LCCN: (2020937567). Print distribution through Ingram, Gardners, Baker &...


Advance Praise

"You will enjoy this entertaining and intriguing sci-fi read…..especially if you are a baseball fan"  — Dave Morehead, former Boston Red Sox pitcher

"You will enjoy this entertaining and intriguing sci-fi read…..especially if you are a baseball fan"  — Dave Morehead, former Boston Red Sox pitcher


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Maybe I should have read the first book in the series. I didn't realise it was a series until after I'd requested this novel. All in all, still a great read and thought provoking considering what is happening in the world at present.

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I was unaware of the first book in the series; nevertheless I found this a challenging and entertaining read. I am guessing some of my confusion in the first quarter of the book was due to my unfamiliarity with the characters. As the story went on, I started to understand how everybody fit into the story thanks to the complexity of their character and the effective writing. It’s the end of the 21st-century. It appears that the progressive movement took over the US and drove it right into the ground. There are little snippets of some of the changes that were made throughout the story including “Bill of Rights discriminating against people of color. Our highly illegal Christmas tree decorating ceremony. Section 3 of the Anti-Religion Act. No traditions of any kind of any religion are allowed.” As the US bit the dust, the Muslim community took over most of the rest of the world and turn it into a fundamentalist caliphate. It’s not a pleasant way to live just about everywhere. What the US has become doesn’t appear to be much better as everyone now lives where All the individual responsibility doing right because it’s right, and there is a collective sense of belonging. The author did a nice job of turning these ideas into a most amazing and depressing world. Against that backdrop, he introduces the return of the game of baseball to both the US and the British caliphate. The rest has to be read to be enjoyed. I don’t know that I’ll go on to read The first book in the series or the next one that is promised at the end of this one. I did enjoy this one.

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