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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+. Learn more about the Rapid Reads series.

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Jumped In
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.
Just Gone
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.
Love and Fear
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 You to Death
By (author): Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554692620
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
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Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Someone is killing some of Charlie D's favorite listeners.
Murder Among the Pines
By (author): John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459818194
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459814592
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Maxine Benson, police chief in a small town, sets out to solve a murder in this work of crime fiction.
Never Going Back
By (author): Sam Wiebe
ISBN: 9781459825772
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459818583
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this short novel, a woman mourning the loss of her mother gets a mysterious package in the mail.
Orchestrated Murder
By (author): Rick Blechta
ISBN: 9781554698851
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
The murder of the symphony's star conductor leaves Detective Lieutenant Pratt and his young sidekick with an orchestra full of suspects.
Ortona Street Fight
By (author): Mark Zuehlke
ISBN: 9781554693986
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
A dramatic account of Canada's first major triumph of World War II—the December 1943 battle for Ortona, Italy.
Playing With Fire
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459808409
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $9.95
Small-town journalist Claire Abbott seeks an arsonist starting fires in this work of crime fiction.
Race Against Time
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459808430
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $9.95
Small-town journalist Claire Abbott investigates a bomb threat in the local high school in this work of crime fiction.
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