J. R. Rada

Biography

J. R. Rada is the author of seven novels, a non-fiction book and a non-fiction collection. These include the historical novels Canawlers, October Mourning, Between Rail and River and The Rain Man. His other novels are Logan’s Fire, Beast and My Little Angel. His non-fiction books are Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses and Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland.

He lives in Gettysburg, Pa., where he works as a freelance writer. Jim has received numerous awards from the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, Associated Press, Maryland State Teachers Association and Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc. for his newspaper writing.

If you would like to be kept up to date on new books being published by J. R. Rada or ask him questions, he can be reached by e-mail at jimrada@yahoo.com.

To see J. R. Rada's other books or to order copies on-line, go to jamesrada.com.

Where to find J. R. Rada online


Books

A Byte-Size Friend (Hackers #1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by James Rada, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Confined to a wheelchair, 13-year-old Chris Alten is learning to cope with his new life situation with a friend who turns out to not actually be alive, but a computer program. While the program allows Chris an escape, it also puts him in danger from the people who killed his father and put Chris in the wheelchair.
Welcome to Peaceful Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by James Rada, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories featuring the most-unusual funeral home you will ever see. Welcome to Peaceful Journey Funeral where the journey from life to death can be anything but peaceful.
Kachina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,620. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by James Rada, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
David Purcell was on his way to meet his girlfriend when he fell into a cave. Now he can’t remember the five weeks he spent in the cave. With the help of Adam Maho, a Hopi, David discovers that he must remember that lost time if he if he going to stop the ancient Hopi evil, the dark kachinas, from being released into the world again. To do so, David will have to find his way back to Kuskurza.
Kuskurza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by James Rada, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(2.00)
"The Path to Kuskurza" tells the story of when the Anasazi Indians left the safety of their cliff dwellings and returned to their world of creation only to face an ancient danger. In "White Indian," one of the Sun Clan has returned to the surface searching for warriors to aid his enslaved people in the Third World. This book also includes a sneak peek of "Kachina."

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