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Azaleas Beyond the Prison Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016 by Smart Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1930 and Carson Jones is a prison guard at the notorious Eastern States Penitentiary in Philadelphia where some of America’s most violent inmates are serving time. Amidst the desperation of the Depression and a crowd of hostile convicts, Carson finds solace in an azalea garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art and in helping an inmate he believes has been wrongfully sentenced to death.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Philadelphia - 2016
Series: The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are many people who are enthusiastic about food—the cooking of it, the preparation of it, the serving of it, and let’s not forget the eating of it. But Sebastian Bond is the ultimate Food Enthusiast. This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town. Bond dines anonymously at the Publisher’s expense. No business has paid anything to be included.
Sweet Caroline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Professor Delaney is asked to informally clarify the reasons for a student's suicide. Soon believing that the girl's death was murder, Owen and his wife pursue a frustrating investigation that puts their family in danger.
Two Souls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Owen Delaney, now a professor of literature, cannot resist finding out more about the apparent drive-by shooting of one of his students. Piecing together clues from the dead student's past, Owen finds the drive-by was much more than that.
Ordained: Part II America
Series: Ordained - a novel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
A former software engineer immerses himself in theology, and experiences a deep freedom being in America. He touches an unexpected spirituality he was not even looking for. At the same time he begins to notice rifts in the Swedenborgian community. Then the rifts widen.
Shock Treatment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Owen Delaney, rich but depressed and aimless, agrees to do a favor for an old friend and is soon shocked back to life when he stumbles on what he suspects is a complex real estate scam that ended in well disguised murders. By the time his suspicions are confirmed, his own life is in danger and he must rely on his wits and a new found purpose to save himself.
Career School
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,150. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a respected college losing its soul to make a profit. Its heroes are a kind-hearted Quaker school director, his beautiful but ruthless admissions director, a cynical bursar, a stalwart dean, and a financial aid director who would rather be painting. A candid glimpse of small college management, told with humor, compassion, romance and heartbreak, a vital story for our times.
Philadelphia - The Delaplaine 2016 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Philadelphia. “There was so much to do in Philadelphia that we were a little overwhelmed. This book cut everything down to the point that we could digest it all, helping us to decide what we wanted to see out of so many different attractions, and where we wanted to eat.” --Shelly D., Fort Lauderdale.
Tesla's Time Travelers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
American history teacher Nathan Greene looked at his bulletin board. How did Benedict Arnold become the second president of the United States? And who the heck was Shippen Jefferson? Where were John Adams and John Quincy Adams? Had Greene and his high school students inadvertently changed history with their field trip to the Philadelphia of 1776?