First Inning Press


Kill the Quarterback. The first of the Mitch Sawyer mystery series. When a star quarterback is killed before his senior year, hardboiled reporter Mitch Sawyer must battle personal and professional demons in order to track down a killer before he strikes again.

One very kind Amazon reviewer has compared KILL THE QUARTERBACK to Damon Runyan.

Point Spread (forthcoming). Set in 1967 against the backdrop of the war in Vietnam, a high school senior looks for a story for her school newspaper and finds something that will rock the foundations of the school and challenger her in unexpected ways.
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Writing Like a Journalist. This is a book of practical wisdom and sound advice about this art and craft of writing. It comes from a teaching of writing whose best-selling textbook has been in print for more than 30 years and is now in its 9th edition.

The First Amendment. This concise guide presents the history and meaning of each of the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Excellent for high school and college classroom use.

Battlelines: Gettysburg: Civil War Sketch Artists and the First Draft of War. This book is the first volume in this series and contains more than 70 images by Alfred Waud and Edwin Forbes, the two “Specials” (battlefield artists) who covered that famous battle. Many of these drawings have never been published before.

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