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Rapid Reads are short books for adult readers. They are intended for a diverse audience, including ESL students, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants a high-interest quick read.

Rapid Reads:

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Him Standing

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By author: Richard Wagamese
ISBN: 9781459801769
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price:  $9.95
When an Indigenous carver agrees to produce a spirit mask for a mysterious stranger, he falls under the spell of a dangerous sorcerer from the dream world.
Him Standing
I.O.U. Dead

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By author: Michelle Wan
ISBN: 9781459809086
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price:  $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Keno, a bill collector, is unwittingly drawn into a murder investigation when he witnesses a serial killer fleeing the scene of a crime.
I.O.U. Dead
If It Bleeds

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By author: Linda L. Richards
ISBN: 9781459807341
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 168
Price:  $9.95
Nicole Charles is a gossip columnist for a big city paper who gets the chance to cover a murder after she finds the body.
If It Bleeds
Juba Good

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By author: Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459804906
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson, nearing the end of his year-long UN mission in Juba, South Sudan, struggles to find a serial killer who is attacking young women.
Juba Good
Jumped In

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By author: William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781459816275
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price:  $9.95
In this work of contemporary fiction, Rasheed tries to escape his rough neighborhood with actions both small and heroic.
Jumped In
Just Gone

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By author: William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781459803275
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
Angelique's work at a homeless shelter takes a strange turn when she encounters seven-year-old Jamal and his fantastic stories about a mysterious character named Jacky Wacky who looks out for vulnerable children.
Just Gone
Love and Fear

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By author: Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 9781459806771
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 168
Price:  $9.95
PI Gulliver Dowd is pulled into a search for the missing daughter of the most powerful Mafia don in New York in this work of crime fiction.
Love and Fear
Love You to Death

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By author: Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554692620
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Lexile Level: HL610L
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
Someone is killing some of Charlie D's favorite listeners.
Love You to Death
Murder Below Zero

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By author: John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459814592
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price:  $9.95
Maxine Benson, police chief in a small town, sets out to solve the murder of the town bully in this work of crime fiction.
Murder Below Zero
One Fine Day You're Gonna Die

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By author: Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554693375
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Lexile Level: HL640L
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
Events on Charlie D's radio show take a bizarre turn when one of his callers threatens to kill not only himself but also the young daughter of Charlie's on-air guest, who happens to be an expert on death and dying.
One Fine Day You're Gonna Die

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Short, high-interest
novels for adults


Key Features:
Short, high-interest novels
Compelling characters
Reading levels: 2.0-4.5
Ideal for ESL and
literacy programs


Resources:
Reading guides available for free download


Bindings:
Paperbacks: $9.95


Collections:
Rapid Reads Collection
Digital Subscription
Essential Collection

Discounts Available for:
Schools
Libraries
Retailers
Wholesalers
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See the full list of Rapid Reads.