Philip K Edwards


The author was born in Riverdale, Maryland in 1943, graduated with B.S. in engineering from the University of Maryland in 1967. In addition to writing history and fiction he holds patents in video technology and is active in local government. He and his wife Suzanne now reside on their farm in rural Pennsylvania.

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The Shade Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After an early retirement, Evans buys acreage in rural Pennsylvania and, against the advice of others, restores the dilapidated farmhouse. As he digs into the history of this old farm he encounters some colorful characters and uncovers some surprising relationships. Along the way he helps re-unite two old friends as the three of them work together to solve an old mystery.
The Leper Colony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of a medical doctor in the period of the Civil War, a saga of the journey from his first posting in pre-war Louisiana to his death in the 1870s, the novel revolves around a fanciful form of leprosy called Cain's Leprosy and the search for its causes and development of a treatment regimen. The under-nurtured Andrew, a quick study in things scientific, is a slow study in things human.
The Kids
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two sixteen-year-olds are hitchhiking in front of a rural Ohio farm when Marge spots them from the kitchen window. Frank and Marge have retired from their first careers and are happy raising cattle. Marge wants to help the kids. Frank doesn't want to get involved, but he is drawn into their story. Eventually he must revisit his past and confront a harsh reality.

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