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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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ISBN: 1849
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Short, high-interest fiction for adults and teens.
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Rundown
ISBN: 9781459810105
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 176
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, two Toronto police detectives investigate a series of hit-and-runs.
Search and Rescue
ISBN: 9781459805767
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Claire Abbott, a small-town reporter, uses her sixth sense to find a missing girl.
Something Noble
ISBN: 9781459800137
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In order to save her son's life, a single mom must try to convince a selfish drug dealer to donate one of his kidneys to his half-brother.
That Dog Won't Hunt
ISBN: 9781554693399
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL430L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
A drifter takes a job at a hunting lodge in Northern Ontario, with the expectation of a big payday for the summer's work. But when the eccentric owner decides to renege on her promises, she ends up dead.
The Artful Goddaughter
ISBN: 9781459808195
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Gina Gallo, Mob goddaughter and unwilling sleuth, tries to return a valuable painting to an art gallery.
The Barrio Kings
ISBN: 9781554692446
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL310L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Rosario Gomez struggles to stay out of the gang life that killed his brother while finishing his high school diploma and preparing for the birth of his first son. But when his old friend Juan gets out of jail, his past returns to haunt him.
The Black Tortoise
ISBN: 9781459812406
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, forensic accountant Peter Strand investigates an arts-oriented nonprofit.
The Blue Dragon
ISBN: 9781459809048
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 168
Price: $9.95
Forensic accountant Peter Strand investigates a suspicious death in San Francisco’s Chinatown in this work of crime fiction.
The Boardwalk
ISBN: 9781459806740
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
In this murder mystery, the death of an NYPD officer leads PI Gulliver Dowd closer to the truth about his sister’s murder.
The Boom Room
ISBN: 9781459805149
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 152
Price: $9.95
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 Bootlegger's Goddaughter
ISBN: 9781459814134
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Gina works to uncover a bootlegging operation that threatens to jeopardize her wedding.
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