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Katu
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » 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.
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!
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Philadelphia - 2016
Series: The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are many people who are enthusiastic about food—the cooking of it, the preparation of it, the serving of it, and let’s not forget the eating of it. But Sebastian Bond is the ultimate Food Enthusiast. This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town. Bond dines anonymously at the Publisher’s expense. No business has paid anything to be included.
Sweet Caroline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Professor Delaney is asked to informally clarify the reasons for a student's suicide. Soon believing that the girl's death was murder, Owen and his wife pursue a frustrating investigation that puts their family in danger.
Two Souls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Owen Delaney, now a professor of literature, cannot resist finding out more about the apparent drive-by shooting of one of his students. Piecing together clues from the dead student's past, Owen finds the drive-by was much more than that.
Shock Treatment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Owen Delaney, rich but depressed and aimless, agrees to do a favor for an old friend and is soon shocked back to life when he stumbles on what he suspects is a complex real estate scam that ended in well disguised murders. By the time his suspicions are confirmed, his own life is in danger and he must rely on his wits and a new found purpose to save himself.
Career School
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a respected college losing its soul to make a profit. Its heroes are a kind-hearted Quaker school director, his beautiful but ruthless admissions director, a cynical bursar, a stalwart dean, and a financial aid director who would rather be painting. A candid glimpse of small college management, told with humor, compassion, romance and heartbreak, a vital story for our times.
Philadelphia - The Delaplaine 2016 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Philadelphia. “There was so much to do in Philadelphia that we were a little overwhelmed. This book cut everything down to the point that we could digest it all, helping us to decide what we wanted to see out of so many different attractions, and where we wanted to eat.” --Shelly D., Fort Lauderdale.