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K.P. GRESHAM - Three Days at Wrigley Field
Friday, September 2 at 7pm
speaking & signing
Three Days at Wrigley Field
The Chicago Cubs are a team desperate to get into the World Series. Now after years of drought, Rachel Caravetti a star athlete and pitcher might just be the team’s best shot at winning it all. But Rachel will have to fight through criticism and doubt at every turn in order to find success. Join us tonight as author K.P. Gresham shares with us her latest novel Three Days at Wrigley Field.
ABOUT THREE DAYS AT WRIGELY FIELD
"Any team can have a bad century." - Jack Brickhouse, Chicago Cubs TV Announcer, 1948-81
Which is more important, tradition or victory? Rachel Caravetti, a star athlete with gaps in her past, pushes professional baseball to answer that question. She has the pitch to win. Does baseball have the guts to hire her? The owner of the Chicago Cubs is dying of cancer. He is desperate for his team to make it into the World Series, but the team's relief pitching is hurting. Kevin Boswell, the slumping ace pitcher, stands to lose his job if Rachel succeeds; he is also the only man Rachel has ever loved.
To what lengths will the devious manager of the Cubs, the commissioner of baseball and Mike's scheming granddaughter go to keep Rachel out of professional baseball?
In this struggle for a World Series Cub appearance, anger, skill, fear, dreams and raw talent lock in deadly battle. The beloved "Friendly Confines" cradles the last dreams of a dying man and the struggling romance between two people who love baseball as much as they love each other. On its pitcher's mound, Rachel faces her deepest fear and learns that her biggest challenge has nothing to do with baseball.
ABOUT K.P. GRESHAM
K.P. (or Kathy as she’s known to family and friends) Gresham is an Illinois girl gone Texan. Always the artsy type, she has taught literature, produced musicals, directed dramas and sung in several bands. Kathy has written several plays which have been produced in the Houston area, including the award-winning drama, Murder Most Personal.
K.P. Gresham writes in two genres. THREE DAYS AT WRIGLEY FIELD is her first offering in what she calls Political Science Fiction i.e. “What if this happened in our society?”
Her other love is writing mysteries with a humorous twist. Published in 2013 was the first in her Texas Murder Series, THE PREACHER’S FIRST MURDER. Coming in late fall, 2014, will be the second installment following the cases of Pastor Matt Hayden, MURDER IN THE SECOND PEW.
Kathy lives in Austin, Texas with her awesome husband, Kevin. They and their daughter love international travel, music, sports and history.
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