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The Subway Diaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Heidi leads you on a guided tour through a subterranean world peopled by creative artists and sidewalk visionaries. Down winding tunnels and across gritty subway platforms, through her writing, both gritty and raw, she introduces you to an underground world and unforgettable cast of characters, a world that millions pass through, but few know well.A world where the music is the heartbeat of NYC.
The Call of the Track Ahead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Do you risk your life, your safety, and the women you love for a dream? Sometimes just a single step from a moving train can provide the answer. A heart-warming contemporary fantasy story by USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith.
Dumdum (Featured story in the anthology
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At first "the boy" finds the inbred calves he has to tend a burden and embarrassment. That is until the squatters at a country store try to pass the calves off to a stranger traveling through. "Never name a cow, boy," one of the men say. But it's too late. The boy has named and fallen in love with them, especially the cow he calls Dumdum.
Discovery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pita Cardenas has taken the case of her life. The only attorney in small Rio Gordo, she has decided to fight the biggest railroad company in the state to get compensation for the widow of a man who may have raced a train. He’s guilty—or is he? A Shamus Award nominee by this bestselling writer.
Going Native
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone wants the ability to teleport from one place to another in an instant. But what happens if something goes wrong? And what happens if the government refuses to listen? A journalist on assignment visits a convention held by a fringe group who believes that teleportation has changed them—and he’s becoming convinced they’re right.
Ai Machonnee Wolf Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Joe Helms received a grant while at the University of Maryland. He was on a quest to find lost treasures and artifacts of the Spanish explorers who came up from Mexico to travel through what is Now Texas, Oklahoma, and into Colorado. These Explorers were the first to explore America. Fifty years after Columbus discovered America, the Spanish came to the area of Oklahoma.
Hotels Near Chicago Union Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Reviews of hotels near Chicago Union Station, which is Chicago's Amtrak train station. Reviews and recommendations for Chicago metro Amtrak train Union Station hotels. Also includes a brief description and history of Chicago Union Station and tourist attractions and activities within one mile of Union Station. 8 pages.
21st Century Essential Guide to High-Speed Passenger Trains (HSR) and America's High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIRP) Program - Plans, Programs, Technology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This ebook provides an up-to-date digest of federal publications on high-speed rail, including President Obama’s announcement of a strategic plan (“Vision for High Speed Rail in America"). Contents include the High Speed Passenger Rail Safety Strategy, History, Positive Train Control, Right-of-Way Safety, HSR Corridor Funding, High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR), National Rail Plan.
Train to Anywhere
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Price: Free! Words: 97,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eddie Griffin, a 23-year-old ex-con, is working to put his life back together. Late one evening he witnesses a local businessman committing a murder. His life is spared, but he will be killed if he talks to the police. Everything he has worked for falls apart as he becomes caught between rival criminal and legal organizations.
Early Railways
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.