Book List in Order: 13 titles


  • 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...




  • This Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery short story is set in 1913."Troy Soos' "Pick-Off Play" brings to life the dust, sweat and corruption of minor league ball in Texas before World War I." - Los Angeles Times...



  • Anarchy brings a snow-clad city to its knees--and hides a ruthless killer. It is 1895, and the worst winter in years grips the streets of Brooklyn. As the city prepares to be united with New York City across the river, a strike by trolley workers...



  • New York City. The summer is a scorcher. And a killer is about to turn up the heat. Moments after giving a rousing speech, a prominent businessman lies dead on a dark Brooklyn street, shot twice through the head... While their parents turn ...



  • New York City. 1893. Fear and panic reign. A cholera epidemic has frightened the nation, forcing New York's immigrants into quarantine. While Wall Street money men keep expensive Broadway actresses as their mistresses, most of the country is slipping...



  • On January 1, 1892, the first immigrant ship docked at Ellis Island, its downtrodden passengers seeking a new beginning in the land of opportunity. But the city's welcoming committee too often consisted of corrupt government officials, ruthless sweat...



  • Spring, 1922. Jazz is hot. Baseball is hotter--and bitterly segregated. As a major league infielder, Mickey Rawlings has always wanted a chance to match his skills against the very best in the game, black and white. When he gets a chance to play agai...



  • Cincinnati Reds utility infielder Mickey Rawlings thinks the 1921 season will be something to cheer about--until he gets involved in murder. It starts when Mickey Rawlings volunteers to help Oliver Perriman, a die-hard Reds fan, organize an exhibit o...







  • It is early spring. 1920, and all Mickey Rawlings wants is a .250 batting average, twenty stolen bases, and a regular place in the Tigers' lineup. But when Emmett Siever, an old-time baseball player trying to organize a players' union, is killed at a...



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    The year is 1918, a time of mixed blessings for Mickey Rawlings: He's starting for the Cubs, who are five games ahead of the second-place Giants; he's hitting a career high of .274; and he's got a steady date for the movies. But it's a grim time, too...



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    "Go Back To The Polo Grounds, Ya Jerk Ya!" It's the first Saturday in August of 1914. The New York Giants are in first place, the Brooklyn Dodgers are trailing last, and rookie Giant Mickey Rawlings might actually get to play in his first World Se...



  • The year is 1912. Roosevelt, Taft and Debs are running for the White House. Ty Cobb and Shoeless Joe Jackson are battling for baseball's batting crown. And Mickey Rawlings, a young ballplayer fresh from the bush leagues, is about to get a major leagu...


Complete Series List in Order

A Marshall Webb Mystery

1) Island of Tears (Nov-2001)
2) The Gilded Cage (Oct-2002)
3) Burning Bridges (Oct-2004)
4) Streets of Fire (May-2008)

A Mickey Rawlings Baseball Mystery

1) Murder at Fenway Park (Apr-1994)
2) Murder at Ebbets Field (1995)
3) Murder at Wrigley Field (1996)
4) Hunting a Detroit Tiger (Apr-1997)
5) The Cincinnati Red Stalkings (May-1998)
6) Hanging Curve (Oct-1999)
Pick-Off Play (Jan-2012)