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Train Of Thoughts
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine finding yourself at a busy train station where the destinations change continuously. Only a few platforms have a fixed destination and even there it changes. Some trains are stationary for hours because the passengers can’t make up their minds. Luckily most commuters need to go to same place... but what happens if you're the only one going somewhere? Is you mind powerful enough?
Runaway's Railway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Trains, Fiction » Children’s books » Transportation / General
Running from home, Mark finds himself in the world of the Railway. It is a vast world where trains and passengers act like thoughts in a brain. It is alive – and someone is trying to kill it. Hunted by the Rail Baron’s thugs, he is forced into a dangerous friendship with Helen, whose father was murdered by the same men. Always running, Mark realizes that if the Railway dies, he will die with i
Trains: 51 Fabulous Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by GrapevineArborPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Trains, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Travel
Everyone loves trains – especially kids! In this lively, fast-paced book, you’ll find 51 Fabulous Facts about trains and railroads from all over the world. With stunning photographs! Steam Engines! Cabooses! Locomotives! Bullet Trains! Trains that move through magnetic levitation … trains that moved by burning coal. How fast trains go. Who rides them. Luxury trains like the Orient Express.
The World of the Unknowns: The Rescue.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After escaping from the World of the Unknowns, Bradley and Megan find out they have not been missed at home. What is worse, they have somehow acquired a rotten reputation both at home and at school. While trying to regain the trust of their parents and teachers, the children figure out who has acted on their part while they’ve been gone and design plans to rescue others from the Unknowns.
The World of the Unknowns: The Discovery.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
That shed-like building on the school grounds was not there yesterday. As the three children were about to enter, they have no idea that it serves as a portal into the World of the Unknowns. A place of amazing powers and dark secrets held by children. A place that could never exist anywhere on Earth, from which no one has ever returned.
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.
Bot is Lost: The Adventures (and Misadventures) of Bot!
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner, Fiction » Children’s books » Robots
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Bot is a young robot who has crash landed on a strange planet, a planet much like Earth. It is a world inhabited by motorized vehicles with personalities as diverse as their vehicle type: steam trains, 18-wheelers, construction trucks, tractors, school buses, garbage trucks, some silly, some cantankerous—but all are fun! This is book #1 and is intended as an introduction to the Bot series.
Transit Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ever get kicked out of a Chinese buffet for eating all of their oranges? What do you do when bombs start dropping on your evening commute? And how on Earth did that red Buick punt that shopping cart into a tree? Step aboard with these twenty-two short stories that delve into the oddities of our daily lives. You’re in for a ride.
Daddy Luck
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Odd relationship between divorced textile worker and his precocious daughter.
The City Skit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The poems of The City Skit dress familiar themes in language rich with urban landscapes, autumn rains, the cymbal brush of city breeze, and the early morning smell of asphalt in spring. The humid hearts of summer and frosty solitude of downtown winters make appearances in pieces like “farewells” and “pieces of autumn.” Street lamp oases draw of the distant sea to keep hope alive.