Books tagged: pittsburgh fiction

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St. Anne's Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,120. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Every girl wants handsome, successful Gerry McMaster, but Anne Lyons, is not every girl. Certainly, Anne is attracted to him. But after being scorched by love, she is wary of men like Gerry who go through lovers faster than a premenstrual woman goes through chocolate. St. Anne's Day tickles the funny bone and touches the heart and is a cross between the Taming of the Shrew and Cheers.
After the Fog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
A Shepherd's Song
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tom Shepherd arrives to sell the Christmas season’s hottest toy for three times its price to a desperate buyer when a snafu lands him in the middle of a bone marrow drive for a young boy who has leukemia. On Christmas Eve, Tom face choices that will affect not only himself but also whether the boy lives or dies. Not since A Christmas Carol has a tale so captured the spirit of Christmas.
Jeremiah
Series: The Rollins Pack. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,870. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Jeremiah Rollins has it all. As heir to the Pittsburgh werewolf pack and a thriving conglomerate, with good grades and playing the holy trinity of sports at his exclusive school, Jeremiah wants for nothing. Except he wants none of it. In his quest for freedom, he sets off a chain of events that will change his life, and his family forever.
Ratting on Russo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00)
Of all the early boomers coming of age in sooty 1950s Pittsburgh, whose reverence was greater for Jimmy Doolittle and the 1950 Studebaker than that of Martin Badger? But whose bodily parts more rebellious? Whose 8th grade peers more annoying? Whose accordion more out of tune? Misdeeds more delinquent? Romances more blundered? Whose long odds worse--I mean, apart from Russo?
Extreme Unction: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00)
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...
Common Sense: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 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...
The Clay Head Benediction
Price: Free! Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.50)
Luke Kolbe is a lonely Pittsburgh apartment rental agent with big ideas inspired by his love of literature and art. Guided by his desire to create, he hides his tiny handmade sculptures in public places in hopes of inspiring other dreamers in this unpretentious lighthearted novel about humble idealism and sincere intentions in the face of ingrained suspicion.
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.
Shared Disbelief: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A serial killer stalks Pittsburgh, re-enacting the history of human sacrifice and martyrdom, attacking religion by attacking the religious. The baffled police department turns to local PI Lupa Schwartz and his journalist partner Cattleya Hoskin, hoping the former can use his connections in the atheist community to find a killer with a vendetta against faith.