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The Leap Year Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
Cruel Messenger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Castle Gate Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
In this Christian fiction tale, police detective Jude Cameron must find the murderer of his mentor. He finds real clues in a bizarre place: stories from his Alzheimer's-stricken mother. Her clues point to a plot that threatens wide destruction and already has put seasoned assassins on his trail. A finalist for the Realm Award and for the Excellence in Editing Award.
Resurrection Mall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
RESURRECTION MALL, a Penns River Crime Novel by Dana King. 3rd in series.”A patchwork of desperation from a depressed river town written with genuine style and grit.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, The New York Times bestselling author.
No Rest for the Wicked - A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery
Series: A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When state archaeologists lift the lid on a suspicious trunk buried in Nantucket's landfill, Detective John Jarad's world explodes. DNA holds the key to the island's most notorious cold case crime, the Baby Alice Spenser kidnapping of 1921. Myriad family scandals emerge from the Spenser's privileged and gilded past. Events flare white-hot when a copycat kidnapper snatches a second child.
Street Shamans
Pre-release—available October 10, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: American English. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
On the brink of overpopulation, a city-wide hack disables the entire infrastructure and gives ordinary people control over Pittsburgh’s electronic devices. But will they manage to survive in their drastically altered lives, when their newfound senses extend and force them to take action and when the corporation governing the city is running a covert manhunt?
WTF NFL? – The Pittsburgh Edition-2016
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is a book about football… with a definitive Yinzer bias. Unlike most of the other publications out there, this tome contains history on the NFL greats, the standard insights & predictions into the upcoming season, along with some humorous takes on things. Even most Jagoffs should enjoy this book… but don’t be a Jagoff!
Twice Told: A Lupa Schwartz Box Set
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,810. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
All of the Lupa Schwartz novels and novellas which have been released since the first. The series tells the story of Cattleya Hoskin, journalist for Gamut Magazine who moves from Ohio to Pittsburgh to chronicle the investigative cases of Lupa Schwartz, the outspoken PI with a love for women, classic cars, comedy movies, and good meat; and a strong disdain for religion, bad parking, and wasted time
Big John La Rocca Pittsburgh Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sebastian Big John La Rocca was crime boss in Pittsburgh from 1956 until 1978. He succeeded Frank Amato of Braddock, Pennsylvania as head of organized crime in the steel city. It is uncertain whether Big John attended the 1957 Apalachin meeting in upstate New York because he took the 5th Amendment each time he was questioned before a Senate committee on the subject. La Rocca died in December 1984.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries Series Books 1, 2, and 3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy Two Shoes Minerd, a retired Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective, wants to spend his free time writing stories inspired by his cases. Unfortunately, no matter where he goes or what he does, new cases find him. Especially those that center around his friends and family. With his ghostly partner, Uncle Aidan LeClerc, Tommy fights crimes that place him and his loved ones in the line of fire.
Reinventing Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
You can go home again but, as M.J. Rich learns, you can’t expect things to remain as you left them. M.J. promises Brady Cameron an experience of a family Christmas he'll never forget. Unfortunately, she's right. It's one she'll never forget, either. But both M.J. and Brady learn to look beyond the tinsel and lights to find the true meaning of Christmas—even if they have to reinvent Christmas.