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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
(5.00)
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.
Philly Style and Philly Profile
Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In Philly Style and Philly Profile, the second novel in the Julius Thompson Trilogy, the reader folllows Andy Michael Pilgrim from Brooklyn to Philadelphia where he works as a sportswriter in the seventies watching the influence of drugs and gangs destroy young people's lives.
Just Another Day in Suburbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.67)
Life in the peaceful, suburban community of Forest Glen, Pennsylvania, hasn’t been the same since Masaman the Troll bought the old fixer-upper on Oak Tree Lane. But really, how could it be? There’s a Zombie overseeing renovations, a Dwarf and a Goblin joining them for the weekly Poker Night – and at least one person who wants them all to go back to living under a bridge somewhere.
Blackout
Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Novel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alexander Steele is a retired African American private detective turned night club owner living in Philadelphia. Hoping to put the detective life behind him and move on with his longtime girlfriend Shakia. When Alex's friend brings him an encrypted travel drive with info on the blackout that was created 3 months before the recent Canadian blackout; Alex finds himself drawn into a madman's game.
Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Philadelphia born Poet Osayimwese Nadir Karume set the Philadelphia poetry scene on fire with his first book Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind. This book of poems explores a young black boy's thoughts as he grows up from the streets of North Philadelphia to the shores of Italy and back to the streets of his home town. He also offers essays on Black crime and the Black education system.
The Cordovan Vault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00)
Kayla & Quinn are having a really bad weekend. For 14-year old enemies who are forced to live together it takes something extraordinary for things to be really bad. Like their house exploding. Or people trying to kill them. When a DVD turns up saying "We are not who you think we are," they begin a crazy adventure to figure out what that means & they find that nothing is the way it seems.
The Wars Of The Shannons
Series: The Shannon Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Wars Of The Shannons... In third book in the Shannon series young Patrick Shannon finds himself swept up in the Civil War - and fighting on the opposite side of his family.
The Baby Killers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A fast-paced, critically acclaimed steampunk adventure set in an alternate Philadelphia, chronicling the intersection of ancient Russian vampires, firesetters, a mad scientist and a most unusual French secret agent. From award-winning science fiction writer Jay Lake.