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Soos, Troy 1957-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 7,717 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Baseball stories  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Interviews  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.O665, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Troy Soos
Murder at Fenway Park by Troy Soos( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
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Hunting a Detroit Tiger by Troy Soos( file )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
In Post-WWI Detroit infielder Mickey Rawlings hears rumors of a ballplayers' union. He attends a labor meeting only to find himself accused of murder when the union organizer is killed
Murder at Wrigley Field by Troy Soos( file )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
The year is 1918, the place, the North Side of Chicago. It is a time of mixed blessings; ominous battles are brewing at home and abroad. On the homefront, Major League baseball may be suspended for the duration of the war, anti-German sentiment is running high, and Mickey Rawling's best friend--a rookie named Willie Kaiser--has just been shot right on the diamond
The Cincinnati Red stalkings by Troy Soos( file )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
As Mickey Rawlings sets up an exhibit honoring the team he finds himself drawn into a murder investigation
Murder at Ebbets Field by Troy Soos( file )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
In 1914, a Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player discovers the body of the team owner's murdered wife
Hanging curve by Troy Soos( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
In 1920s St. Louis, sleuth Mickey Rawlings hunts for killers who lynched a black baseball pitcher, against whom Rawlings was playing. The murder threatens to touch off another race riot
Island of tears by Troy Soos( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
New York novelist Marshall Webb's chance meeting with a young Dutch immigrant leads him into New York's underworld that exploits new immigrants
Murder at Fenway Park by Troy Soos( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A baseball player investigates the murder of a Red Sox player in the newly built baseball stadium in Fenway Park in Boston in 1912. A period piece that mixes police work with baseball politics of the time
The gilded cage by Troy Soos( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century New York City, Rebecca Davies, who must find a way to keep her shelter for abused women from closing, turns to a young banker for help, but when he is murdered, Rebecca and writer Marshall Webb must discover the truth
Murder at Ebbets Field by Troy Soos( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
In 1914, baseball star Mickey Rawlings is hired to act in a baseball movie featuring a famous starlet. When the starlet is poisoned with arsenic--the same fate that befell her husband--Rawlings puts his sleuthing talents to work. By the author of Murder at Fenway Park
Hunting a Detroit Tiger by Troy Soos( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
In 1920s Detroit, baseball player Mickey Rawlings is named by the press as the prime suspect in the murder of an organizer of a players' union. Someone is trying to have him put away and Rawlings probes to learn who. By the author of Murder at Wrigley Field
The Cincinnati Red stalkings by Troy Soos( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The 1920s baseball player and sleuth, Mickey Rawlings, investigates the murder of a player who collected baseball memorabilia. Rawlings, who plays for the Cincinnati Reds, finds clues inside a ball which the victim gave him
Streets of fire by Troy Soos( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The murder of a police officer during a trolley strike in 1895 Brooklyn leads to an investigation into corruption
Before the curse : the glory days of New England baseball, 1858-1918 by Troy Soos( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"In this revised and updated version of his highly regarded book, author Troy Soos covers the history of baseball in New England from 1791 through 1918, the year in which the Red Sox won their final World Series of the 20th century"--Provided by publisher
Burning bridges by Troy Soos( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Hanging curve by Troy Soos( file )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Mickey Rawlins hasn't had much time at bat since he joined the St. Louis Browns as a utility infielder. When a former teammate offers him a chance to play in a semi-pro game he jumps at the chance. The team turns out to be powerful opponents, but the real battle begins later when the black pitcher is found hanging from the backstop
The tomb that Ruth built : a Mickey Rawlings mystery by Troy Soos( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Rawlings turns double plays and solves murders with equal grace."? Publishers WeeklyMickey Rawlings is Back!The Roaring Twenties: America is dancing to jazz, gangsters are selling bootleg liquor, and the New York Yankees are building a baseball dynasty. In 1923, Yankee Stadium opens and Babe Ruth is about to lead the team to its first world's championship. But the promising season gets off to an ominous start when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the new ballpark. Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings, in his first year with the Yankees, is called to investigate and soon gets caught in the crossfire of rival gangsters. The Tomb That Ruth Built is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings baseball mystery series."Troy Soos captures the period perfectly."? Lawrence Ritter, author of The Glory of Their TimesPraise for Troy Soos and the Mickey Rawlings Baseball Mysteries:"Baseball and mystery team up for a winner."? USA Today (on Murder at Fenway Park)"Full of life."? New York Times (on Hanging Curve)"An entertaining double play. . . The plot will appeal to mystery fans, baseball purists will appreciate Soos's attention to detail."? Orlando Sentinel (on Hunting a Detroit Tiger)"Well-judged period background (including a winsome role for Casey Stengel) enlivens a solid mystery."? Kirkus Reviews (on Murder at Ebbets Field)"A richly atmospheric journey through time."? Booklist"Soos deftly weaves fictional characters with legends."? Houston Chronicle"Troy Soos does a red-letter job of mixing the mystery into a period when all baseball was played on fields that had real grass."? St. Louis Post-Dispatch"Tough and terrific."? New York Daily News"A perfect marriage between baseball and mystery fiction."? Mystery Readers Journal"You don't have to be a baseball fan to love this marvelous historical series."? Meritorious Mysteries"Equal parts baseball and mystery are the perfect proportion."? Robert B. Parker
Decision of the Umpire by Troy Soos( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Decision of the Umpire" is a historical baseball mystery short story set in 1894
Pick-Off Play by Troy Soos( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Pick-Off Play" is a Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery story set in 1913. Rawlings has appeared in six best-selling mystery novels. This is his first appearance in a short story
 
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Troy Soos American writer
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