Books tagged: philadelphia

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 111 results (Try using more keywords)

Northern Liberties
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
Damascus Proper
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mutt
By
Price: Free! Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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.
Passed Life
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Talk about an identity crisis! Ed thought he had a good handle on who he was - but a family death, adoption, phone calls from the past, and time travel can really mess with your sense of self. Sometimes it's better to leave the past alone… Passed Life is a science fiction short story, and is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Red Rain
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Sandye M Roberts Arthur L Jones III. Category: Screenplays » Crime
This screenplay - written by Haze Thomas - is a crime thriller. A 'viral' serial killer going by the codename "Ann Archy" is loose upon the streets of Philadelphia; spawning a tidal wave of murder-suicides in her wake. As she wages her crime spree at Christmastime, two top Philly detectives vow to shut her down... or die trying!
Philadelphia Story: A Lance Carter Detective Novel
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Bucks County Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Detective Lance Carter sipped his cup of coffee, he never imagined where it would take him. With each sip of the blazingly hot brew, his past comes closer and closer pulling him back to one moment in time that he thought was over.
The Silent Treatment
By
Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Katrina Jaitley doesn't expect to find a piece of forgotten movie history during a bout of retail therapy. After watching the coil of film found tucked inside her purchase, she's shocked to witness the brutal murder of a famous 1920's star by a fellow actor. 80-year-old mystery aside, someone will stop at nothing to get the film away from her and silence what she's discovered.
Edge of a Dream
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Escaping with only their lives, a young immigrant couple flees Sarajevo, their war-torn city. With hope for a new and better life, they arrive in America with their infant daughter. But while the wife struggles for survival, her husband, lured away by dreams of easy money, falls into a world of crime and violence.
Agents of Change
By
Price: Free! Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Calvin, a young corporate manager, acquires the abilities of shapeshifting and telekinesis after joining an agency charged with spreading the world's good karma. After he's framed for murder, Calvin must elude the authorities while also defending the world against the machinations of the agency's wayward sister organization.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?