The Christmas Train

Disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon must get from Washington D.C to L.A in time for Christmas Forced to travel by train, he begins a journey of rude awakenings, thrilling adventures and holiday magic He has no idea that the locomotives pulling him across America will actually take him into the

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

National BestsellerIn Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Theroux recreates an epic journey he took thirty years ago, a giant loop by train mostly through Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia In short, he traverses all of Asia top to

The House Girl

A stunning debut novel of love, family, and justice that intertwines the stories of an escaped house slave in 1852 Virginia and ambitious young lawyer in contemporary New York Virginia, 1852 Seventeen year old Josephine Bell decides to run from the failing tobacco farm where she is a slave and

The Necropolis Railway (Jim Stringer, #1)

Bright and ambitious, young Jim Stringer moves from the English countryside to London deter mined to become a railway man It is 1903, the dawn of the Edwardian age, when steam runs the nation and the railways drive progress Jim can t believe his luck to have gotten his foot in the door at South

Atlas Shrugged

This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world and did Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved What is the

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Over 1500 B W Photographs And Illustrations celebrate the age of Pullman Standard and steam motive power, when the great train names of the United States enjoyed the envy and admiration of the entire world of travel.

To The Edge Of The World

It is the world s longest railway line But it is so much than that, too The Trans Siberian stretches nearly 6,000 miles between Moscow and Vladivostok on the Pacific Coast and was the most ambitious railway project in the nineteenth century A journey on the railway evokes a romantic roam