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You Only Need One: A Serious Sassy Romance
Pre-release—available November 14, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult
She's promised him her kidney, but he wants her heart. Will Ben be able to convince Holly that he's more than the sick guy she's agreed to help? Will Holly give in to Ben's charming ways, even though tangling emotions into their arrangement puts her brother's transplant at risk? This new adult romance explores how love can form from an unexpected partnership between two college students.
Pulp According to David Goodis
Pre-release—available October 29, 2018. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,840. Language: American English. Published by Down & Out Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
David Goodis did not choose the pulp crime genre; it chose him… PULP ACCORDING TO DAVID GOODIS by Jay A. Gertzman.
While Waiting for the Trolley
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
The author recounts a candid conversation with a Philadelphia Eagles fan in uptown Charlotte, while waiting for a streetcar to arrive on a muggy Friday morning. Some unexpected revelations. From ho-hum ordinary to hysterically absurd. 1500 words PG-13-rated. (language)
Asia Booth Clarke Sister of Abraham Lincoln's Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Asia Booth Clarke fled her Philadelphia and her native country in the aftermath of her brother John Wilkes Booth's assassination of President Lincoln. My research indicates that she never even came home for a visit. Married to Edwin Booth's acting partner John Sleeper Clarke, she compiled memoirs and biographies in her years in England. Her sons Creston and Wilfrid were both stage actors.
Two Mafia Stories and a Misfit
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Two Mafia Stories and a Misfit" is three flash stories written by Joel Evans. The mafia stories give two, different views of the mafia. The splice of life piece shows how a man coupes with his fathers passing.
Torment
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Philadelphia Detective Allman's ex-wife, the young and beautiful Marci Downes, has been murdered, and Phil is arrested for the crime, and is under suspicion for killing several others who got close to her. Phil's depression over losing Marci, and its resulting memory lapses, have Phil doubting his own innocence. The mystery will keep you guessing until the very end.
Bankrupture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Urban
Philadelphia teeters on the edge of insolvency and societal breakdown. A ruthless crime boss leverages the city's weakness for the score of a lifetime. Julianne must stop him without destroying the city in the process.
Ashes to Ashes, The Pyre of Karma
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Anne Preston, the murderous psychic, has relocated to Philadelphia and taken on a new identity as Ann Paxton. She continues her mission of karmic retribution by her own hand. Reuniting with her long-lost foster-sister, Jane, who married a prominent Philadelphia doctor, has changed everything for Ann. Her motivation for killing is now personal. P.I. Michael Vega uncovers a link to the vigilante.
Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
Hustle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the lens of Hamilton and Clara, HUSTLE unravels a lifetime of childhood dreams built on the shoulders of a generation. From unimaginable relationships and questionable connections to the choices each character has to make to survive, it demonstrates the sacrifices women endure to create better situations for their families - even if it means risking their well-being.