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A Walking Tour of Boston's Theatre District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Boston's Theatre District from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
On the Edge of History
By Joe Abdo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
The Foothills of Happiness
By Anne Wight Phillips
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Category: Fiction
The sequel to Phillips's first book, The Corners in Time, this novel continues the biography of Dr. Compy Ames, following her life from her marriage to Dr. Scott Eagle until his death nearly twenty-five year later. It is a love story about two doctors whose life together was filled with joy and heartbreak, buffetted by the winds of terrible illness.
The Road to Perfection
By Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
National bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 2)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney and her employer’s morphine-addicted son, Dr. Will Hewitt, investigate the disappearance of a young woman who worked in the Hewitt family's textile mill in Book #2 of P.B. Ryan’s behistorical mystery series, Murder in a Mill Town. Bk #2 a finalist for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Death on Beacon Hill (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 3)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney keeps one foot in her Irish roots and the other in the world of Brahmin privilege as she and Dr. Will Hewitt investigate the shooting deaths of a notorious actress and her Irish maid. Book #3 of P.B. Ryan’s critically praised historical mystery series, Death on Beacon Hill was originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder on Black Friday (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 4)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
In Book #4 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney, along with roguish Harvard professor and forensic scientist Will Hewitt, investigates the deaths of two men who committed suicide--or did they?--when the gold market crashed in 1869. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
Murder in the North End (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 5)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and Brahmin black sheep Dr. Will Hewitt infiltrate the worst Irish slum in Boston to keep Detective Colin Cook from being framed for murder in Book #5 of P.B. Ryan’s celebrated historical mystery series, Murder in the North End. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
A Bucket of Ashes (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 6)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Governess Nell Sweeney and wounded battle surgeon Will Hewitt reunite on Cape Cod to investigate the death of Nell’s long-lost brother--who may or may not have murdered a woman in cold blood--in Book #6 of P.B. Ryan’s critically acclaimed historical mystery series, A Bucket of Ashes. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.