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Adam and Evil (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #9)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a high school senior shows signs of mental illness, Amanda attempts to get him help, but she's rebuffed by his parents. When the same boy then becomes the prime suspect in a murder at the Philadelphia Main Library, and runs away, Amanda, who knows he's confused and in need of help—whether or not he committed the crime—has no choice but to run after him.
The Bluest Blood (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #8)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The ultra-elegant fund-raiser in a fabled Main Line mansion benefits Philly Prep's Library, and gives Amanda a chance to play Cinderella for a night. The first clue that all might not go well is the host's figure hanging in effigy outside the estate, put there by the Moral Ecologists who have a long list of classic books that "pollute the mind." When murder follows, Amanda becomes enmeshed...
The Mummer's Curse (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #7)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The famous Mummers' Parade is an extravaganza that draws enormous crowds who cheer through chattering teeth, as more than thirty thousand clowns, string bands, and fancy brigades strut their stuff up Broad Street. But this year, while the music blares and the Mummers dance, a reveling Pierrot suddenly sinks to the ground, shot dead.
In the Dead of Summer (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #6)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The City of Brotherly Love has been proclaimed number one in the nation...for hostility. English teacher Amanda Pepper, crabbily gearing up for summer school at exclusive Philly Prep, feels she fits right in with the hostility mode. And it's going to get worse. Amanda gets her first prickling of unease in her own classroom, where a reading of Romeo and Juliet activates some very strange chemistry
With Friends Like These (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #4)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Well-known Broadway playwright and TV producer Lyle Zacharias is throwing himself a lavish birthday party in his hometown of Philadelphia. Guests include his current wife, ex-wives, friends, former partners—not to mention Amanda Pepper and her own irrepressible mother, Bea. Yet when Lyle drops dead in the middle of a speech, it appears the likely perpetrator is none other than Bea...
Philly Stakes (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #2)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda attempts to instill the spirit of Christmas by having her students prepare and serve a meal for the homeless, but her plan backfires. A wealthy and politically ambitious parent, Alexander "Sandy" Clausen, turns the event into a lavish, catered publicity and personal photo-op. Worse, his party ends in fire and death...
Caught Dead in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #1)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The debut of Philly Prep English teacher and accidental sleuth, Amanda Pepper, (and of C.K. Mackenzie, homicide detective) won the World Mystery Convention's "Anthony" for best first mystery. When the body of a colleague is found dead in Amanda's living room, she has to clear herself of suspicion—and make sure she isn't the next victim as well.
Flowers the Size of People
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
The simultaneous tale of an old sailor, set adrift at sea after the sinking of his beloved ship and two lovers living in South Philadelphia, Flowers The Size of People is a short journey through the lives of two people who seem made for one another and an Old Man who may be nothing more than a dream...
Snail Lane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Living in a house of his own in a peaceful place has been John’s dream since childhood, so finding a secluded house in the woods overlooking a river makes him ecstatic. However, after John moves in, the house and its inhabitants turn out to have their own agenda. Unwilling to part with his dream, John is thrown into a dilemma…
Ari Figue's Cat
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Philadelphia 2002. Ari Figue embarks on a quest to find love, wrenching from the multiplicity of human consciousness a unified and hopeful vision of one man's, and one's city's, future.