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Book: Confessions from the Pumpkin Patch (The Soul Encounters Book 1) by Karlyle Tomms
Growing up in a small Pennsylvania town, Lovella is an intelligent and rebellious child of the '60's. She adores her alcoholic and ineffectual father while despising her controlling mother, and discovers in her teens that the most potent revenge she can take on her mother is through sexually acting out. When she goes away to college she meets Earl, an "ugly hippie" who takes her on a journey [...]
 
Book: Crazy Quilt - Pieces of a Mennonite Life by Cynthia Yoder
A love story. A search for identity in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. A ground-breaking memoir, first published in 2003. In her mid-twenties and in a state of despair, Cynthia leaves her husband, and drops out of her studies at Columbia University. She moves home to rural Pennsylvania to collect stories from her Pennsylvania German Mennonite family. While living with her aunt and uncle, she [...]
 
Book: Fracking Pennsylvania - Flirting with Disaster by Walter M. Brasch
In his most powerful investigation to date, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch digs into the natural gas industry and extracts the truth about fracking. Horizontal fracturing, better known as fracking, is the process of injection as much as seven million gallons of water, propants (like silica sand), and toxins into the earth to fracture the shale and extract methane. Dr. Brasch readily [...]
 
Book: Mennonite on the Edge - An Unlikely Romance by Cynthia Yoder
A new love story and a woman's search for identity by Mennonite-born author Cynthia Yoder. Wedded bliss gives way to dismay as MaryJo, a country girl, settles into her new life with Adam in the City that Never Sleeps. She begins questioning her future as news from home brings up a past relationship that ended badly. Determined to live life on her own terms, she goes home to Lancaster to find [...]
 
Book: Tree/House by Jessica Knauss
When she turns thirty, Emma finds herself alone in adilapidated house in the middle of nowhere with a dead husband. Not exactly thelife of anyone's dreams. With the help of a vagrant who camps on her property, Emmacomes to understand that up to now, she's been asleep, allowing this nightmareto unfold. Does she have the courage and strength to move on and create her ownlife, by her own rules? Buy [...]
 
Book: Only Son by Shawn Goodwin
A discharged U.S. serviceman is found dead on a Philadelphia street and a pair of homicide detectives struggle to solve a crime with no witnesses, no leads, and no family to speak for the victim. Only Son takes you through the streets of Philadelphia, from the violent streets of Kensington, to the vibrant business district of South Philly. From the courtrooms of the Criminal Justice Center, to [...]
 
Book: Backseat by Tom Wascoe
Michael's freshman year of college has not gone well either socially or academically. In 1969, failure from college or dropping out of school means the draft and possibly Vietnam. Michael desperately wants success, acceptance and popularity. He believes that pledging a campus fraternity can help put him on the right path. As the final hurdle to get into the fraternity, he must hitchhike 1,500 [...]
 
Book: Return to Dead City by Mike Reuther
What would you do if you were a detective trying to solve a case that everyone wants left unsolved? What if your decision to pursue that case puts your life in danger? Only the drug pushers and scoundrels appear to thrive in Centre Town, Pa., home to the Class A baseball team Mets and childhood home of Cozzy Crager, the world-weary protagonist of "Return to Dead City." Crager and Centre Town are [...]
 
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: Hard Stop by Declan Davies
After two recently laid-off suburban dads decide to steal a vanload of counterfeit Viagra from a mob-connected businessman, their easy-money plan gets a whole lot harder. Hard Stop is a comic crime novel set amid a soft housing market and a flaccid economy, where desperate times lead to bad behavior - and the stiffest of penalties. Jim Metz was pharmaceutical salesman of the year, but now he's [...]
 
Book: A Season on the Allegheny by Robert T. Hilliard
"A Season on the Allegheny" is a rollicking account of a year spent hunting on the Allegheny National Forest. Author Robert Hilliard tracks down more than deer, turkey, and grouse - he captures the Forest's magnificent past and finds the people who are still making history on the Allegheny today. He also pursues the many controversies that swirl around Pennsylvania's only National Forest, [...]
 
Book: The Bakery Girls by Florence Ditlow
When entrepreneurial Floyd Stitt opens a bakery in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1908, his timing is perfect. Barely emancipated women eagerly buy his delicious bread, cakes and pies and Stitt's Bakery flourishes. Growing up surrounded by flour and sugar, Stitt's three attractive daughters have the bakery in their blood. Artistic Dot, enigmatic Louise and problem-solving Elaine come of age in the [...]
 
Book: Davenport House by Marie Silk
Davenport House is the first book in a family saga following the wealthy Davenports and their servants in 1915 America. Mary Davenport is a 22-year-old idealist who worries that the world in the Progressive Era is leaving her behind. She lives isolated in the Pennsylvania countryside with her affluent and secretive family. When her father dies suddenly, Mary becomes pained with grief and [...]
 
Book: The Legend of Rachel Petersen by J.T. Baroni
Did his book raise the dead? Outraged when The Post Gazette overlooks him for a promotion, thirty-nine year old sports writer, Christian Kane quits and moves to the country to write fiction. Inspiration flows from a grave he stumbles upon in the woods. He compiles The Legend of Rachel Petersen, a fascinating story revolving around the dead twelve year old girl lying beneath the weathered [...]
 
Book: Scion of Gethsemane by B. A. Braxton
Imagine a visually stunning, discerning young woman with golden hair, azure-blue eyes, and a near-perfect figure. Her fiance is a tall, blond-headed hunk of masculine magic who not only makes six figures a year, but also exudes a class, style, and charisma most men lack and certainly all envy. So if Paige has all of this and so much more, then why is she so unhappy? The answer is that although [...]
 
Book: Four White Roses by Judy Ann Davis
When widower Rich Redman returns to Pennsylvania with his young daughter to sell his deceased grandmother's house, he discovers Grandmother Gertie's final request was for him to find a missing relative and a stash of WWI jewels. Torrie Larson, single mom, is trying to make her landscape center and flower arranging business succeed while attempting to save the lineage of a rare white rose brought [...]
 
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: Yankee Daughters (The Grenville Trilogy Book 3) by Carolyn P. Schriber
Jamey Grenville was in the habit of rescuing women. He stepped up to save a Pennsylvania farm when his future wife's parents were killed in a tragic accident. He found a new home for his unmarried sister when a horrendous earthquake drove her from the family residence in Charleston, South Carolina. And he thought he had provided the perfect safety net for his eight daughters by bringing together [...]
 
Book: Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German's Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance. Sophie is a sensitive young woman struggling to [...]
 
Book: Willie, My Love by Judy Ann Davis
The year is 1856. White pine is king of the forest. The last thing Jonathan Wain wants to do is ride miles through Pennsylvania's wilderness to help his father's logging partner in the small settlement of Clearfield. His family owns clipper ships in the Chesapeake Bay that carry the coveted logs to the markets each spring, and they can't afford a loss. The last thing Wilhelmina Wydcliffe wants is [...]
 
Book: What Doesn't Kill You (A Lauren Beck Crime Novel Book 1) by Donna Huston Murray
Awarded HONORABLE MENTION, 2015 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Lauren Beck's friends, phone, home, credit and credibility are gone, severed with surgical precision by an enemy intent on framing her for murder. Is it one of the insureds she was hired to investigate? The fellow employee she upstaged? Does the daughter of her landlady and dear friend, Corinne Wilder, hate her even more [...]
 
Book: Robbery in Philly - The Ninth Token (Time Game Book 9) by D. A. Featherling
ROBBERY ISN'T ON THEIR AGENDA...when Marcus and Samantha Willoughby end up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during America's first bank robbery. Everyone's convinced some special work on the bank vaults and locks provided the opportunity for the crime.The twins agree to help accused blacksmith Patrick Lyon prove his innocence, but it's a challenge when the police and bank officials are convinced [...]
 
Book: Clean Coal Killers - Richard Paladin Series by David E. Manuel
When terrorists threaten the U.S. power grid, it's time to send in Richard Paladin, America's top Environmental Protection Agent. At least, that's how Paladin's new boss, Frank, describes the assignment. But when Paladin starts digging through the personnel files at a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant, he finds a lot more than the EPA bargained for like a partner who's not playing straight with [...]
 
Book: Killer DNA (Mason & Hall Book 1) by Gippy Adams Henry
In a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania parking garage, artist Dana Donato is grabbed from behind, beaten, drugged, and awakens in an underground dungeon. She is rescued by someone nearby who hears her screams when she realizes her captor's truck left the driveway. At the hospital, testing done for the damage to her body reveals shocking news that could destroy her plans for the future. When Nick, her [...]
 
Book: Winter by Reece Ran
Marine veteran Zimmery Mac returns to his loving family in Pennsylvania just in time for the season of winter. He reunites with his wife, his two sons, and his little daughter, Lane, but things go horribly wrong when Lane turns up missing. Zimmery embarks on a journey to save her. The only drawback is that every winter the snow comes to life and devours all who disturb it. Zimmery must find a way [...]
 
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: How to Succeed in College and Prep for Beyond College - Book 2 of How to Succeed in High School, College and Beyond College by Phyllis Zimbler Miller
HOW TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE AND PREP FOR BEYOND COLLEGE is the second book in a 3-book series. This second book contains information specific to college success and applying to graduate schools as well as information to help young people with interviewing, creating relationships with potential mentors, and following their passions. Exercises that build on the information are included. Phyllis [...]
 
Book: Walker's Vale by John J. Zelenski
James Cooper moved his family to Walker's Vale, Pennsylvania, in search of the ideal life. What he got was the just opposite. As this small town's eerie history is revealed and repeated, it's clear the devil is in the detailsand he's waiting for the Cooper's young daughter. When the FBI come knocking at his door, James quickly realizes that his ideal life may come with a steeper price than he [...]
 
Book: Love and Not Destroy by Sandra Carey Cody
A baby is found in a basket on the grounds of a small-town museum during their annual Folk Festival. Twenty-two years later, a homeless man is murdered in the exactly the same spot. Connection? Or coincidence? Peace Morrow, the foundling, now an adult working at the museum, is haunted by this question and thus begins a quest that explores the nature of family, of loyalty and responsibility. As [...]
 
Book: Hump Dump (Z-Spot Diaries Book 10) by Zoe Scarlatti
Hump Dump is Short Episode 10 of Zoe Scarlatti's Z-Spot Diaries. New Hampshire's slogan? Live Free or Die. Zoe is certainly down with the second part. But a trip to this god forsaken place had to be necessitated by business. Who would choose to visit voluntarily? Only candidates during the run-up to a Presidential Delegate Gang Bang. Ironically. the sexual reference is not misplaced. Even in one [...]
 


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