Rum Point: A Baseball Novel (Paperback)

A Baseball Novel

By Rick Wilber

McFarland & Company, 9780786445370, 264pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2010



Set on the gulf coast of Florida and the Cayman Islands, this novel provides a unique blend of modern mystery thriller and baseball narrative. It tells the story of Felicity Lindsay, a small-town police officer who finds a battered murder victim on the beach. Her curiosity about the crime eventually leads Felicity and her father, the alcoholic manager of the local major-league baseball team, into a deadly confrontation with a drug cartel.

About the Author

Rick Wilber is a journalism professor at the University of South Florida. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.