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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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The Boardwalk
By (author): Reed Farrel Coleman
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
By (author): Rick Blechta
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
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.
The B-Team: The Case of the Angry First Wife
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459818071
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
A team of vigilantes seeks to right wrongs in this lighthearted work of fiction.
The Fall Guy
By (author): Barbara Fradkin
ISBN: 9781554698356
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
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Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Handyman Cedric O'Toole is set up to take the fall for a murder he didn't commit. He'll need all his inventive powers to save himself.
The Goddaughter
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459801257
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
A young gemologist who happens to be related to the local mob is reluctantly recruited to smuggle diamonds across the border…with hilarious consequences.
The Goddaughter Caper
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459810532
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Gina Gallo, mob goddaughter and unwilling sleuth, gets drawn into a body caper mystery against her better judgement.
The Goddaughter Does Vegas
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459821156
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, mob goddaughter Gina Gallo discovers while visiting Las Vegas that her identity has been stolen
The Goddaughter's Revenge
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459804876
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $9.95
When Gina Gallo discovers that someone has been switching real gems for fakes in the jewelry of some of her best customers, she takes matters into her own hands.
The Innocence Device
By (author): William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781459807488
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In a dystopian future where there are only prisoners and those who guard them, a young man survives an uprising and stumbles toward the freedom he’s never known.
The Middle Ground
By (author): Zoe Whittall
ISBN: 9781459818187
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this short novel, Missy Turner's ordinary life is turned upside down.
The Next Sure Thing
By (author): Richard Wagamese
ISBN: 9781554699001
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
A young blues guitar player risks everything when he signs on to pick winning horses at the race track for a violent mobster.
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