Orca Book Publishers

Browse by Category

Rapid Reads are short novels and nonfiction 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. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 6.0; Interest level ages 16+.

Books 1 - 12 of 74 results
 
 
1 2 3 >
Never Going Back
By (author): Sam Wiebe
ISBN: 9781459825796
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
In this work of crime fiction, retired thief Ali is forced to do one more job for her old boss to protect her younger brother and the family business.
The Italian Cure
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459821149
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
A woman travels to Italy to cure her broken heart in this short novel.
Coral Reef Views
By (author): Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459823518
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $7.99
In the work of crime fiction, paramedic Ashley Grant helps her visiting father solve the mystery of a missing neighbor.
Blood Ties
By (author): Barbara Fradkin
ISBN: 9781459818279
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $7.99
In this work of crime fiction, country handyman Cedric O'Toole finds his life turned upside down when a stranger shows up claiming to be his brother.
Coming Back
By (author): K.L. Denman
ISBN: 9781459822689
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $7.99
In this work of fiction, Julie works with a therapy horse to help heal the PTSD she suffers from after a horrific car accident.
The Goddaughter Does Vegas
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459821170
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this work of crime fiction, mob goddaughter Gina Gallo discovers while visiting Las Vegas that her identity has been stolen
Tiny House, Big Fix
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459821200
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this short novel, a single mother and her teenage daughters have a hard time finding a home.
No Return Address
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459818590
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
In this short novel, a woman mourning the loss of her mother gets a mysterious package in the mail.
No Return Address
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459818606
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
In this short novel, a woman mourning the loss of her mother gets a mysterious package in the mail.
Murder Among the Pines
By (author): John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459818217
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
Maxine Benson, police chief in a small town, sets out to solve the murder of her ex-husband's new girlfriend in this work of crime fiction.
The B-Team: The Case of the Angry First Wife
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459818095
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
A team of vigilantes seeks to right wrongs in this lighthearted work of fiction.
White Sand Blues
By (author): Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459815377
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
Paramedic Ashley Grant finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation while in the Victoria and Albert Islands in this work of crime fiction.
1 2 3 >


Teacher Resources

For Educators

Teachers' guides, readers theater, reading levels and much more. See Orca's Teacher Resources.

The Justice Project The World on Either Side