Books tagged: railways

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Protea Place
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
PROTEA PLACE …entangled and enthralling! Guy Lucan’s work in post Apartheid South Africa leads him to uncover one of the world’s most ambitious railway crimes amongst romance and danger….
Time Well Spent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Time Well Spent" is a personal account of Ken Ryeland’s training as a motor fitter in Birmingham, where he served his apprenticeship with British Railways (London Midland Region) from 1957 to 1963.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest narrow gauge railways in the world. It carries thousands of tourists each day through typical lakeland scenery. This e-book, well illustrated with photographs, is an introduction to this fine old railway.
Multiverse Superhero in Waiting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Shortly, Tom is fully dressed. He is now wearing his full prison uniform – brown doublet, matching one piece fitted pants, leather boots and light armor. He buckles on his sword Shivver and sits casually on the end of his bed. The lower metal door slides open and the Elf steps into the Prison. He is wearing a green jerkin, green trousers and a green hat. He has a distinct aura.
2 Spooky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two short ghost stories: in The Sins of Others, a man is haunted by a recurring dream on moving into an inherited property. The inheritance appears to be the answer to his prayers but is this the case? Will the dream provide the answer? In A Trip in Time, Thomas seeks answers to a legend connected to his previous work. His journey leads him into another world providing more questions than answer.
New Zealand Railways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
A Leap of Faith.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea. Please leave a review if you liked this little tale. Thank you.
Two Edwardian Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
Death on the Valley Rattler
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Mary Valley Rattler (or ‘The Valley Rattler’), is a tourist train which runs through the Mary River Valley in Queensland, from Gympie to the small country town of Imbil. It is a restored C17 class, steam locomotive which originally ran in the early 1920s. The tour is conducted by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway. This is the story of a mysterious death on an adventure tour on the train.
El descarrilado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“El descarrilado” reúne los cuentos del autor como becario del Centro Mexicano de Escritores (1964-1965). En esta edición digital se incluyen dos relatos más, “El cuatro” y “La sequía”, que a modo de vagones se integran con el resto del volumen para recorrer desde los anhelos y sinsabores de la existencia sobre las vías hasta las promesas y traiciones de la Revolución de hace un siglo en México.