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. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 6.0; Interest level ages 16+.

I.O.U. Dead

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.

Haitian Graves

In this work of crime fiction, RCMP sergeant Ray Robertson is working with the United Nations in Haiti when he’s called to investigate the death of a Haitian woman.

Juba Good

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.

The Boom Room

When the prime suspect in a nightclub murder turns out to be his partner's half brother, Detective Mervin Pratt soon realizes that the case is not quite so open-and-shut as it first appears.

The Thirteenth Rose

It's Valentine's night, and late-night radio talk-show host Charlie D's planned discussion of love and satisfaction is derailed when a vigilante group promises to kill one prostitute each hour and post their murders live online.

Cleanup

When an undocumented immigrant working as a maid is charged with her employer's murder, her only friend is also her only hope for escaping jail or worse, deportation.

Contingency Plan

Sandra Sinclair realizes she's made a terrible mistake in marrying into an abusive relationship, putting herself and her twelve-year-old daughter in grave danger.

When I Kill You

When mud-wrestling postal worker Gina Lopez is blackmailed, the results are amusing, confusing and potentially life-threatening as she strives to find ways not to carry out a contract killing.