• TRILOGY - Three thrilling adventure books for turn-of-the-century railroad fans are in this Kindle edition: The Great K. & A. Robbery (By Paul Liechester Ford) & Thrilling Stories of the Railway (By Victor L Whitechurch) & The Denver Express (By A.A. Hayes)
1. The Great K. & A. Robbery
Dick Gordon is a superintendent on the K&A, a railroad line which connects to the Missouri Western and the Great Southern. During one journey, Dick is asked to accompany one of the executive officers of the Missouri Western. The train is robbed in the Arizona desert, however. Mysteriously, the only thing stolen are three letters and Dick finds himself being chased by cowboys intent on lynching him.
AUTHOR: Paul Liechester Ford (1865 - 1902), an American novelist and biographer, born in Brooklyn.
2. Thrilling Stories of the Railway
Famous railway detective Thorpe Hazell features in many of these short tales. In The Affair of the Corridor Express, the son of a millionaire disappears from a moving train and Hazell hunts the kidnappers. In The Stolen Necklace, Hazell helps a woman find a diamond necklace stolen from her suitcase. In The Affair of the German Dispatch-Box, Hazell tries to intercept a sensitive government document before it finds its way into the hands of the German Ambassador.
AUTHOR: Victor Lorenzo Whitechurch (1868 – 1933) was a Church of England clergyman and author.
3. The Denver Express (A Novella)
A mystery involving a chance meeting aboard a train heading westward, where some on board hope to leave behind their past.
AUTHOR: Augustus Allen Hayes, Jr. (1837-1892) was a Harvard graduate and businessman.