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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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A Murder for Max
ISBN: 9781459810594
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
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.
A Winter Kill
By (author)s: Vicki Delany, Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781554699568
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
When rookie police constable Nicole Patterson discovers a body on the edge of town, she's drawn into a murder investigation that's well beyond her experience and expertise.
A Woman Scorned
ISBN: 9781459804067
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
When a prominent city councilor turns up dead the police call it a suicide. But reporter Sebastian Casey thinks otherwise.
And Everything Nice
By (author)s: Kim Moritsugu, Kim Moritsugu
ISBN: 9781554698387
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
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Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
After joining a community choir, Stephanie helps a new friend recover her private journal from a blackmailer.
Assault on Juno
By (author)s: Mark Zuehlke, Mark Zuehlke
ISBN: 9781459800366
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
A dramatic account of the Canadian Forces attack on Juno Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944—a battle that began the march toward victory in World War II.
Beethoven's Tenth
By (author)s: Brian Harvey, Brian Harvey
ISBN: 9781459808690
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
In this murder mystery, piano tuner and unlikely sleuth Frank Ryan is forced to solve a mystery in order to save his life.
Best Girl
ISBN: 9781554698974
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
A young aspiring musician's life is turned upside down when she begins to learn the truth about her long-dead parents.
Blood and Belonging
By (author)s: Vicki Delany, Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459812840
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
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.
Blood Ties
By (author): Barbara Fradkin
ISBN: 9781459818255
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, country handyman Cedric O'Toole finds his life turned upside down when a stranger shows up claiming to be his brother.
Blue Water Hues
By (author)s: Vicki Delany, Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459818019
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, paramedic Ashley Grant becomes embroiled in a murder investigation soon after being called to a fire at a beach resort.
Cleanup
ISBN: 9781459800540
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 0
Price: $9.95
When an illegal alien 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.
Coming Back
By (author): K.L. Denman
ISBN: 9781459822665
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
In this work of fiction, Julie works with a therapy horse to help heal the PTSD she suffers from after a horrific car accident.
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