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1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
An Exact Map of the Mischief and the Bad Fish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The narrative of a young man who enjoys travelling city trains alone to learn and experience what he sees and hears so he may become guru. He imagines that he is a separate being from the world and he’d rather be a guru than an accountant. And yet he is young and still he has to mow the lawn.
Insomnia (A Poem)
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
This isn't a book. It's a poem - a free one. I hope you enjoy.
Yesterday's Train - An Olympic Record
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by SSP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Helena has a secret that she shares with her grandparents. Every Tuesday during the school holidays she spends the day with them. When the date of that Tuesday contains a seven, she knows she's in in for a magical time. This is the first in a series of Helena Eaves adventures that will both entrance and educate younger readers.
The Hemingway Hoax
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, lost a bag containing the manuscript of his first novel on a Parisian train. In 1996, John Baird, a renowned Hemingway scholar, decides to use that loss to account for a fake manuscript he creates. The story won both the Hugo and Nebula awards.
Hex (Cursed Trilogy: Book 2)
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Series: Cursed Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: American English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ellie and Thane are finally free, to search out new adventures. It isn't long before they encounter a traveling circus, which takes them in and provides a home when one is desperately needed. But it isn't long before strange craft starts circling and a woman is warning Ellie of a powerful curse that surrounds her family and threatens everything she worked to gain by leaving.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Gateway Express
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You set the price! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ten year old Jeremy Benson is being sent away to a new school, but instead of being placed on the train that would take him there, he is placed on The Gateway Express, a train like no other. This is a tale of how the life of little Jeremy unfolds, ultimately culminating in him having to face and rise above the most terrifying thing of all, himself.
The Empty Hills
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Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. George Talbot Traherne shows a bit of the human world to family and friends, hoping to share some of the sense of wonder he discovered when he encountered the fae otherworld. He’s worried about discovery by other humans, but things don’t turn out quite the way he expects. This short story takes place during the events in King of the May.
Leaving Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A train breaks down in the snowy Polish countryside. The jungle awakes. On a cruise ship, paranoia strikes. Fairy godmother magic comes from an unexpected source. A blackmailer makes a mistake. A young father leaves town. A neighbor's death reveals a dark surprise. All this and more in Leaving Home, a collection of twenty short stories, flash fiction, and travel essays by Melinda Brasher.