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The Paddy Stories: Book One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Blind Paddy Flynn, orphaned at 8, travels from Philadelphia to California in 1947 to live with his aunt and uncle. He’s soon reunited with Lucy, his special friend from Philadelphia. With his loving nature, courage, and can-do spirit, Paddy brings joy and inspiration to many others and even stands up to bullies. But how will he adjust to life at a school for the blind? To be continued in Book Two.
Memory Lapse: A Crime Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
On what seems an ordinary day in Philadelphia PA, financier Porter Maddox witnesses a brutal murder only to take a near lethal fall down a city subway stairwell. He subsequently loses his memory and is pursued by Collins and Gunn, the Philadelphia Police, who badly need information and a suspect. But what can Porter do when he is suspected of knowing case details and yet cannot remember anything?
Celtic Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,250. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Grace O’Malley and Gordie MacNeil seem to have it all. He’s a professional hockey player; she’s married to a successful real estate developer. But what looks like success feels hollow. The problem is that they’re living other people’s dreams. Can a chance encounter between them—a meeting-turned-kidnapping—help them forge a new, happier life together?
The Puzzle Factory -- Part One of A Butterfly in Philadelphia
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
“The Puzzle Factory” forms the first part of A BUTTERFLY IN PHILADELPHIA, a satirical comic novel centering on two young people—Spencer Casey , a 20-year-old high school dropout who works in a failing puzzle factory in Philadelphia, and Lindsay Pangborn, the overprivileged teenage daughter of the factory’s owner—as they navigate through the chaos they inflict on the world.
Discard 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Pennsylvania-set debut novel that spans the 1930s through ’60s with a story of grudges, forgiveness, criminals, and the law. A solid historical drama exploring ethical themes Kirkus Reviews
Katu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the shadow of British and Hessian forces, life goes on for young patriot Joshua and his Native American grandfather, Katu, whose only concern seems to be his tattered old fishing net. Raised to abide his elders, Joshua reluctantly aides the mysterious curmudgeon with his repairs and in so doing gets to know the man he only thought he knew. A man full of surprises.
Zaid: A Novel
Pre-release—available November 14, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recently released from prison, Zaid vowed to start anew and end the cycle of violence that has plagued him, but after the life of a loved one is snatched from his grasps, he must fight his inner demons that drive him to seek a bloody revenge. Sworn to protect the child left in his custody, he must find a way to avenge his loved one's death without destroying a better future for his daughter
The Mind of an American Revolutionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Jon Foyt’s 12th novel—heavily researched—uncovers the inner motivations of this illegitimate and uneducated immigrant boy who became one of our most unusual Founding Fathers. Relive his affairs, his marriage, and his fortitude, he being only one of three men to sign all vital Revolutionary documents: the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution.
PhotoBomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this short story, George is walking on the beach with his four year old granddaughter when he pranks a gathering of Middle Eastern people by adding himself to the back of their group photo. When this group sets off a bomb in Philadelphia, and some of the terrorists are killed, the photo on a dead man’s phone soon falls into the hands of the media and the FBI, who identify him as the mastermind!
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.