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Rally Killer
Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When trust turns into betrayal, stability turns into chaos... A dark figure from the past. An explosion. A suicide. Games beyond baseball. Nothing is as it seems. Marshall Connors' world once again gets turned upside down. He's a baseball umpire. Baseball is a game, it's supposed to be fun. What Marshall keeps stepping in is very much NOT fun - it's deadly. BOOK 3 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES
Killers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Emanuel Cardoso is a restaurant reviewer, a drunk and a man with a grudge. He's decided on murder. As the pieces of his plot come together, he stumbles on two sets of food-lovers each with its own loathsome version of 'you are what you eat'. One of them is out to kill Cardoso, the other wants to do something even worse. Who eats whom? And who, exactly, is a Killer?
Her Man Friday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Leo Friday has been sent to the Kimball estate to find out who's been funneling money from the family fortune. Can it possibly be the billionaire's social secretary Lily Rigby? But everyone loves Lily. And Leo has to admit he'd love to explore what's beneath her oh-so-sensible exterior. Lily, too, is suspicious of Leo--he's too brawny to be just pushing pencils. He can't be on to her...can he?
The Borrowed and Blue Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Days before her wedding to Nick Stiles, Zoe Hayes finds a dead jogger on her back patio. Nick's brothers are in town, and she finds clues that at least one of them is not who he pretends to be. When her babysitter has a breakdown, her wedding planner is attacked and a psychotic former patient goes after her family, Zoe is caught in intrigue and danger that threaten much more than her wedding.
The Deadly Neighbors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,020. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Neighbors are shocked when a woman's body is discovered in the kitchen of Zoe Hayes's estranged father, Walter. In fact, it looks like Walter may have killed her. But as Zoe investigates, she finds that the neighbors are involved in some shocking shenanigans. Trying to prove Walter's innocence, Zoe encounters a deadly ring of organized criminals, grisly murders, and scary secrets of her past.
The River Killings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this page-turning sequel to THE NANNY MURDERS, Zoe Hayes returns in a tale set along Philadelphia's Boathouse Row. Zoe and buddy Susan Cummings take sculling lessons. One evening, practicing on the river, Susan's oar catches on what turns out to be a woman's dress. The boat flips and the two find themselves among a throng of floating bodies. And in the midst of a sinister,dangerous plot.
Exposure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Everyone has secrets, and Philadelphia talk show host Jessamine Cray is no exception. But when a stalker begins to use secrets from her past to terrorize her, Jess can no longer trust anyone: not her friends, her family, her colleagues… or even herself.
The Nanny Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
a mesmerizing page-turner, the nanny murders is about missing nannies who disappear from a close-knit philadelphia neighborhood, one by one. art therapist and adoptive mom, zoe hayes becomes mired in the mystery when her daughter, molly, makes a grisly discovery while playing in the snow. what seemed a piece of litter turns out to be a human finger. soon, helping police, zoe is prey...
The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings. I present many of those writings here.
Dexter, the Last Navy Horse
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Dexter was a real horse that was first drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and later served in the U.S. Navy at the Philadelphia Naval Home for disabled and retired sailors. His little known story was so touching that this fictional short story was written about him and his friendship with his pals at the naval home so many years ago.