A Mound Over Hell


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BHC Press
Publish Date
5.98 X 9.02 X 1.16 inches | 1.66 pounds

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About the Author

Gary Morgenstein is the critically acclaimed author of The Dark Depths series (A Mound Over Hell, A Fastball for Freedom), a unique dystopian science fiction baseball saga. He has appeared on several podcasts and science fiction roundtables at the popular Fan Boy Nation and Fellowship of Fools. An accomplished playwright, his humorous new play about racial harmony, A Black and White Cookie, is slated for premiere in 2021. He is also the author of the stage dramas Saving Stan, A Tomato Can't Grow in the Bronx, and the off-Broadway sci-fi rock musical The Anthem. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Parade Magazine, The New York Post, Sports Illustrated, Fox News Radio, and NPR. He enjoys sports, yoga, and taking care of his beloved pug. Gary lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, playwright-director-theater critic Marcina Zaccaria.


"Out of this World...a guaranteed home run!" -- Billy Sample, former NY Yankee and author

"[a] must-have for every baseball fan..." -- Parade Magazine

"Sports fans will love this phantasmagorical sci-fi story with baseball as a central figure." -- Woody Freiman, sports television executive & long-time baseball producer

"Morgenstein stirs the embers with this disturbing and thought-provoking look at a future in search of relocating its past." -- Michael Paolercio, former award-winning baseball journalist

"...a powerful and explosive story..." -- Richard Allen, The Jewish Voice

"There's a lot happening here, and baseball is used in a very different way from anything else I've read. It's fun stuff..." -- Joe Posnanski, writer at MLB.Com

"Fascinating...compelling...you can't put A Mound Over Hell down." -- Dawn Newton, KPOV-FM

"I genuinely haven't read a book so refreshingly different, well-paced, surprising and completely and utterly unique." -- Doctor Who Online

"This highly imaginative, gripping novel by a seasoned baseball novelist blew my mind. You won't be able to put it down." -- Mark Schraf, Spitball Literary Magazine

"...1984 meets Shoeless Joe." -- Mark Rosenmen & AJ Carter, Sports Talk NY Live