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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+.

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Juba Good
By (author): Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459804920
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
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.
Jumped In
By (author): William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781459816299
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $4.99
In this work of contemporary fiction, Rasheed tries to escape his rough neighborhood with actions both small and heroic.
Just Gone
By (author): William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781459803299
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
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.
Love and Fear
By (author): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 9781459806795
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 168
Price: $4.99
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 You To Death
By (author): Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554695010
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
Someone is killing some of Charlie D's favorite listeners.
Murder Among the Pines
By (author): John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459818217
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $4.99
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.
Murder Below Zero
By (author): John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459814615
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $4.99
Maxine Benson, police chief in a small town, sets out to solve a murder in this work of crime fiction.
Never Going Back
ISBN: 9781459825796
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
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.
No Return Address
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459818590
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
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: $4.99
In this short novel, a woman mourning the loss of her mother gets a mysterious package in the mail.
One Fine Day You're Gonna Die
By (author): Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554695157
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
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.
Orchestrated Murder
By (author): Rick Blechta
ISBN: 9781554698875
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $4.99
The murder of the symphony's star conductor leaves Detective Lieutenant Pratt and his young sidekick with an orchestra full of suspects.
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