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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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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.
From Scratch
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459815025
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $9.95
In this short novel, a single mother goes back to school in order to run her own bakery.
Worst Date Ever
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459815599
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $9.95
This funny short novel follows a single mom on a number of first dates.
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.
Blood and Belonging
By (author): Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459812840
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson is on holidays in Turks and Caicos when he discovers the body of a man on the beach.
The Black Tortoise
By (author): Ronald Tierney
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 Bootlegger's Goddaughter
By (author): Melodie Campbell
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.
Rundown
By (author): Rick Blechta
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.
A Murder for Max
By (author): John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9781459810594
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Maxine Benson, police chief in a small town, sets out to solve the murder of a local bad boy 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.
Tokyo Girl
By (author): Brian Harvey
ISBN: 9781459810761
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Frank Ryan navigates the unfamiliar culture and structure of Tokyo.
When Blood Lies
By (author): Linda L. Richards
ISBN: 9781459808379
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, rookie reporter Nicole Charles works to uncover a money-laundering ring.
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