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Mutt
Price: Free! Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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A young man living in the walled city of Rittenhouse undertakes a dangerous journey into the wasteland of the fallen American metropolis outside to secure life-saving medicine for an impoverished boy.
Northern Liberties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
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A painter can imitate life through his art, but he can also imitate death. Thomas Eakins creates a masterpiece as anatomy labs proliferate, whores and winos vanish, antisepsis appears in hospitals, and the world visits Philadelphia for its 1876 exposition. His painting, The Gross Clinic, evokes a literary vision of beauty, murder, and redemption, blending impasto pigments, medicine, and passion.
Pain Grows A Platinum Rose
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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When Carmen Kelly's Grandmother dies, he is left alone. This is the harsh, brutal and very real story of a young man's battle to find himself--even save his own life--when growing up on the rough streets of South Philadelphia.
No Plan for Chaos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Goblins emerged from the Faerie Realm into the Real World in the most unexpected manner: drifting in on the breeze, settling on rooftops, in the trees, in the road. In this world filled with unfamiliar dangers, Skeezix the Goblin discovers the key to the Goblins’ survival in the unlikeliest of places: a discarded cup of diet cola. (a short novel by Elizabeth Ann Pierce)
Land In the Drink
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This is a narrative that tails some characters through familiar places. The bulk of the yarn comes down to; who we are is defined by our choices. We are also defined by what happens to us. What makes you act like you do? Who do you emulate? Who are you inspired by? Are you content? Do you regret? What would you have done differently that could have changed it all?
Planet Explorers Philadelphia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Explore the planet with this Philadelphia guidebook written just for kids. These pages include everything tweens need to know about Philly and nearby attractions. Don't miss the awesome fun facts and active hyperlinks throughout--Planet Explorers guidebooks turn the whole world into a learning experience.
Failure in Philadelphia?
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's the hot, miserable summer of 1787 in Philadelphia. Will the delegates at the Grand Convention succeed or fail at their mission? Will they amend the Articles of Confederation as instructed? Or are they up to something else? This historically based novel follows the story through the eyes of a young British immigrant who is keeping an eye on the delegates throughout the summer.
The Cosmic Ray Heresy
Price: Free! Words: 56,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"Two more mothers asked me who you were at the PeeWee soccer match yesterday, Frank. I just said, 'Oh, Frank, my fiancé? He's a Catholic priest, a theoretical physicist, and is helping a woman detective catch whoever is trying to kill us.' They gave me a weak smile. I don't think they'll be inviting Olivia and Joey over for any more play dates."
Into the Everything
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Punkin House. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
-Twenty something Rey Ovitz moved to the city for one reason: To be a hero in a luke-warm world. Into the Everything is the story of a man trying to understand the tragedy and majesty of life, looking everywhere outside of himself to find what it means to be himself, and failing wildly.
Rally Killer
Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When trust turns into betrayal, stability turns into chaos... A dark figure from the past. An explosion. A suicide. Games beyond baseball. Nothing is as it seems. Marshall Connors' world once again gets turned upside down. He's a baseball umpire. Baseball is a game, it's supposed to be fun. What Marshall keeps stepping in is very much NOT fun - it's deadly. BOOK 3 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES