J. Conrad Guest is the author of Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings, available from Second Wind Publishing. Backstop was nominated as a Michigan Notable Book in 2010 and was adopted by the Illinois Institute of Technology as required reading for their spring 2011 course, “Baseball: American’s Literary Pastime.”
He is also the author of January’s Paradigm and two more novels based on the Joe January character – One Hot January and January’s Thaw, both available from Second Wind. A Retrospect in Death, a novel that seeks the meaning of life, is available from Second Wind. His fifth novel, The Cobb Legacy, is a mystery romance set against the backdrop of the shooting death of baseball legend Ty Cobb’s father by his mother. For a peek into J. Conrad’s literary world, visit www.jconradguest.com.