The Cobb Legacy: Life, Death, and Ty Cobb by J. Conrad Guest

Cagney Nowak is writing a novel around the 1905 shooting death of baseball legend Ty Cobb’s father by his mother just a week before Ty was called up by the Detroit Tigers. Although she was acquitted by an all-male jury on the grounds the shooting was accidental, the townspeople of Royston, Georgia, thought otherwise. The…

51M80rhRxFL._UX250_Cagney Nowak is writing a novel around the 1905 shooting death of baseball legend Ty Cobb’s father by his mother just a week before Ty was called up by the Detroit Tigers. Although she was acquitted by an all-male jury on the grounds the shooting was accidental, the townspeople of Royston, Georgia, thought otherwise.
The Cobb Legacy is the story of a man’s efforts to connect with his dying father, a World War II veteran suffering from PTSD, while coming to terms with his own adulterous affair and impending divorce, doubting that love with an old friend can be his.

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“Scandal to Love…”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Karen S. Lindgren

Even though my interest in baseball is only fair, I was caught up in this story of love and forgiveness built around it. It is very well written as it moved me to think more deeply of life and living it fully. It definitely is a prompt for thinking about those important aspects of life – love and the application of them in my life as well as engrossing and entertaining. I found I love this story so much that I have read it at least 3 to 4 times! Thank you J. Conrad Guest for another intriguing and uniquely special book!

About the Author

J. Conrad Guest is the author of two other novels based on Joe January — One Hot January and January’s Thaw. He is also the author of Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings, nominated a 2010 Michigan Notable Book. A Retrospect in Death seeks to discover the meaning of life. 500 Miles to Go is a romance about the importance of, and the risks associated with, our pursuit of dreams. A tale of fatal attraction, A World Without Music chronicles a Gulf War veteran’s efforts to leave behind his past and find the love that will make his life worth living.

Visit J. Conrad at www.jconradguest.com.

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