|Book: Climb Up the Steel Mountain by Len Steiner
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one. Dr. Louis Stafford accomplished his first heart transplant and he prayed to God that it would be completely successful and his patient would live to a ripe old age.
|Book: Hear What I Can't Say by James H. Barrett Jr.
Hear What I Can't Say is a mystery that revolves around a fictitious nursing home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where the nursing home seems too perfect to be true. Is Logan Kane's imagination running away with him, or is there something more to this feeling that he just can't shake? As Logan digs further into his suspicions of Absolute Care, he doesn't know whom he can trust and finds it hard to [...]
|Book: Secrets of the Lake by William Thompson Ong
SECRETS OF THE LAKE - Lake Conemaugh, the playground of the Pittsburgh rich (names like Carnegie, Mellon, Phipps, Frick, and Pitcairn) is where Caleb McBride, a struggling immigrant science teacher, accidentally meets and falls in love with Annabelle Prescott, the vivacious and strong-willed daughter of a steel baron. At the same time, Caleb discovers the fatal flaw in the dam holding back the [...]
|Book: Temptation by Moonlight by Barbara Goss
A stepmother you'll love to hate! Pittsburgh, PA 1900: When Alex is crippled as a result of a tragic carriage accident, Nora is hired as a companion/aide to the angry, belligerent young man. Alex's stepmother seems to want to keep Alex crippled and confined to his room, while his brother Nathan isn't sure what he wants. Nora is confused by this strange household and is determined stay out of the [...]
|Book: He's Never Lied to Me Yet by B. A. Braxton
Recluse Carmen Polychronopoulos is referred to as the "ice queen" by her senior high school classmates. But Carmen's dark secrets are the reasons why her friends are so few. A compassionate burn survivor named Elliot Sharples hatches a plan to take her away from her abusive father and help her to start life over again in another town. He's Never Lied to Me Yet offers a thrill ride of emotions for [...]
|Book: Forbidden Love by Shirley Martin
Married to a man she doesn't love, Lisa lives a lie to saved her widowed mother from poverty. When she meets Owen, a steelworker from the wrong side of the tracks, heat sizzles between them, a passion that grows stronger with each stolen moment together. Lisa finds herself torn between her darkest desires and her family obligations. Owen wants to better himself and escape the grinding brutality [...]
|Book: JIGSAW by JB Clemmens
What would you do if you couldn't drive anywhere, even to work? Dr. Beatrice (Beat) Duncan and her friend decide to walk over 200 miles when a gasoline ban shuts down all transportation. They are unaware that they are being followed by a man who may be partly responsible for the missile attacks that took out the Alaska Pipeline. Complications and troubles threaten to halt their progress but these [...]
|Book: A Corporation of Angels by James H. Barrett Jr.
Directly behind the tallest skyscraper in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a building that houses a family-run business devoid of political, greed, and power struggles. Teamwork, kindness, and compassion for others are prerequisites for employment at C.O.A. Inc. for it is not a typical company: it is A Corporation of Angels and its Ceo is God. Angels, who are allowed to choose their own names while [...]
|Book: When the Past Haunts You (Harry Bronson Mysteries) by L. C. Hayden
What powerful forces would drive someone to cross the line? For Harry Bronson, a startling call spirals him down a path he thought he'd never take. Bronson's long lost sister calls him asking for help. Bitter with the memory of their last goodbye, Bronson ignores the plea until finally he's forced to relent. He flies to Pittsburgh to meet her at a state park they both held dear in their [...]
|Book: Forgotten Objects by Carlos Rubio
FORGOTTEN OBJECTS traces the life of Anna d'Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d'Amio, from Mussolini's Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find her fortune in Cuba, where she eventually meets Ramon Contreras, a [...]
|Book: Bar-jutsu - The American Art of Bar Fighting by James Porco
"It's as if Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn wrote a treatise on bouncing as the sequel to "Wedding Crashers." Pittsburgh Post Gazette A pounding headache, mouth dry as the desert, memory loss...and wait, a black eye and a fat lip? You have officially woken up from another night on the town. While there is no known cure for that dastardly headache and cotton mouth, there is now officially a remedy [...]
|Book: Platt Rogers Spencer - Creator of Spencerian Script by Joan Donaldson
While some may think that handwriting is archaic skill in a keyboard world, researchers have learned that teaching children penmanship benefits brain development and enhances their ability to think. "When we write, a unique neural circuit is automatically activated," said Stanislas Dehaene, a psychologist at the College de France in Paris. "There is a core recognition of the gesture in the [...]
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