Books tagged: pittsburgh

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The Leigh Koslow Mystery Series: Books One, Two, and Three
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 220,800. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Digital “boxed set” of the first three novels in the USA TODAY bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mystery series! Set includes Never Buried, Never Sorry, and Never Preach Past Noon, originally published in paperback by Penguin, Putnam, Inc. (NAL/Signet).
Hot Metal Tonic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Grit City Publications. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Hot Metal Tonic is the molten form of love and hatred, personal struggle, and whiskey-laced madness. This collection of over 180 poems before you represents a significant contribution to the art form of free verse MicroPoetry, a medium born of our social media culture.
The Empty Spaces
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The Empty Spaces is Bianca’s debut poetry collection, which touches on the most fragile joys and tragedies of modern life. From ethereal themes of love and beauty to the tiniest details of daily living, The Empty Spaces examines the moments that give our lives meaning and the way in which we evolve through them. Second collection, Will This Be On The Final? is now available.
Infinite Meat
Price: Free! Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
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When a mysterious plague renders an isolated village meatless, the town’s butcher and his only daughter struggle to cope with dwindling finances. The manipulative butcher strikes a deal with the Devil, trading his unwitting daughter for a magical bovine. But things don’t go quite as planned, and a once loveless heart is sparked anew in the most unlikely way.
Swing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Sports
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.
The Sixth Precept
Series: The Spirit Winds Quartet. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 16th century medieval Japan, Yoshima Mitsu, who is gifted with psychic powers, uses her prescient abilities to send her young attendant, Shioko, into the future. There, Mitsu believes Shioko will be safe from the purges of the maniacal warlord Omori Kadanamora, his warrior monks and his half-human, half-bestial Shadow-Trackers.
The Shoemaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
Common Sense: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Common sense tells Cattleya Hoskin that her drowned reporter ex-husband wouldn't have gone out night-fishing by himself in the middle of an investigation. The unaccommodating local authorities see it differently. In an effort to prove them wrong, Cattleya enlists the help of her private investigator friend, Schwartz, to follow through with Dave’s investigation...
Extreme Unction: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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When an autopsy finds traces of the banned insecticide Chlordane in the anointing oil on the corpse of a local big-wig, Pittsburgh police bring Lupa Schwartz, an outspoken non-believer, into an investigation focused on a well-liked local clergyman. Worried that the police are planning to use him as a political fall-guy...