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Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.
An Unexpected Detour to Paris
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Karen was backpacking through Europe when someone steals the only bag she had on. That bad contained everything she needed to travel, including her passport. A handsome gentlemen offers to assist her but only because he needs help himself...
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
Open This Box!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Jim and Carmen, a couple, taking the Trans-Siberian Express train from China to Germany, meet a tragic German businessman in a Shanghai bar and are warned of the pernicious border guards en-route who confiscate food and valuables. On the train Jim devises a cunning plan to avoid the problem but is humiliated in the process.
Bride by Arrangement
Series: Historical Romance Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Parchment & Plume, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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An anthology of two historical western romances from Ruth Ann Nordin and Janet Syas Nitsick.
The Witch's Apprentice
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Short story about a train ride during the 1940's and what happens afterward.
Murder On The Texas Eagle
Series: The Doreen Sizemore Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by L. J. Emory Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this tongue-in-cheek short story, Doreen Sizemore, an elderly and opinionated Kentucky woman who hasn't been outside of home town since her senior class trip, gathers her courage and boards the Texas Eagle train bound for her brother's home in Texas. She is feeling quite the brave adventuress...until she discovers a murder on the train.
Relatively Good Summer
Series: Relative Summer Trilogy, First. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Nine year old Nigel's twin brother is knocked down by a car just before the long hot summer holiday of 1976. With his parents busy at the hospital, Nigel has to spend his summer with elderly grandparents and an eccentric aunt. He learns about life in WWII, that there is more to hunting rabbits than making a noise like a lettuce and that not all railway stations are called "Gentlemen" or "Way Out".
The Girl on the Train
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A chance meeting on a train between two people and the conversation that ensues.
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. Important people have come from all over to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is gone! Can Miss Jones help? Has Common Core tasks.