Mickey Rawlings

7 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 83 ratings

Murder at Fenway Park Publisher's Summary

Troy Soos' entertaining whodunit hits a home run with a perfect blend of mayhem and early baseball lore!

He takes you back to 1912 where the days are full of sunshine, players use homemade wooden bats, the legendary Ty Cobb captivates fans, and a young rookie stumbles into a web of danger and deceit.

Reporting for his first day as a Boston Red Sox player, Mickey Rawlings discovers a faceless body in the empty stadium. When police name him as their suspect, he knows he must clear his name or give up baseball and his freedom. But nameless foes are trying to silence him with warnings that become increasingly dangerous.

A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, Troy Soos creates delightfully authentic ballplayers and places them in believable, colorful settings.

With Johnny Heller's expressive narration, Murder at Fenway Park becomes exciting for baseball fans and all who enjoy a good mystery.

©1994 Troy Soos (P)1997 Recorded Books,LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Murder at Fenway Park

    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Reporting for his first day as a Boston Red Sox player, Mickey Rawlings discovers a faceless body in the empty stadium. When police name him as their suspect, he knows he must clear his name or give up baseball and his freedom. But nameless foes are trying to silence him with warnings that become increasingly dangerous. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, Troy Soos creates delightfully authentic ballplayers and places them in believable, colorful settings.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Baseball mystery in 1912

    • By Byron on 06-06-14

    Regular price: $26.60

  • Book 2

    • Murder at Ebbetts Field

    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Murder at Ebbets Field whisks you back to the golden beginnings of professional baseball and the innocent glamour of the first motion pictures. The 1914 race for the pennant is heating up, and Giant's rookie Mickey Rawlings dreams of playing in the World Series. But vicious publicity swirls around him when he discovers the body of a glamorous movie star - who just happens to be the new Dodgers owner - at Coney Island. Soon bad luck stalks him, calling outs on and off the field.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Murder mystery with baseball and movies

    • By Byron on 06-20-14

    Regular price: $43.22

  • Book 3

    • Murder at Wrigley Field

    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Starting for the first-place Cubs and hitting a career high of .274, for the first time in his life, Mickey Rawlings is feeling comfortable enough to buy furniture. But 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's best friend - a rookie named Willie Kaiser - has just been shot right on the diamond.

    Regular price: $43.22

  • Book 4

    • Hunting a Detroit Tiger

    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Troy Soos' sparkling Mickey Rawlings Baseball mysteries pack early 1900's baseball lore and colorful period details into baffling whodunits. Hunting a Detroit Tiger vividly brings to life the turbulent post-World War I days when the nation partied with bootleg liquor and labor unrest swept the nation with violence.

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 5

    • The Cincinnati Red Stalkings

    • A Mickey Rawlings Baseball Mystery
    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Fans are cheering Troy Soos for his absorbing mysteries packed with old-time baseball lore. In The Cincinnati Red Stalkings, he whisks you back to the summer of 1921 when life was simpler and the world was a safer place - or was it?

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 6

    • Hanging Curve

    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Hanging Curve portrays a major league baseball player's struggle to see justice triumph over hatred and the expanding threat of the Ku Klux Klan. Mickey Rawlings hasn't had much time at bat since he joined the St. Louis Browns as a utility infielder. When a former teammate offers him the chance to play in a semi-pro game against the East St. Louis Cubs - a well-known black team - he jumps at the chance. The Cubs turn out to be powerful opponents. But the real battle begins later.

    Regular price: $28.67

  • Book 7

    • The Tomb That Ruth Built

    • Mickey Rawlings, Book 7
    • By: Troy Soos
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • outstanding

    • By Paul Michael Rand on 08-11-15

    Regular price: $19.95