5.5" X 8.5"
(An Anthology of Phantasmagorical Engines
and Rail Riders)
Book your ticket now for a trip to the future, the past, and the timeslips in between.
Through the eloquent prose and imaginings of eighteen tellers of tales, we are pleased to present to you a collection of stories-on-a-train that will transport you to tantalizing worlds that you simply cannot imagine.
Perhaps no other anthology in-living-memory encapsulates such wholehearted, ill fated, poignant, and even hallucinogenic stories with such grace and balance as those contained in this volume.
These stories span the genres of literary fiction, steampunk, space opera, futurism, tragedy, magical realism, slipstream, horror, comedy, urban fantasy and more.
In all, a sizzling collection, curated by Neil Enock (who is a train aficionado, podcaster, screenwriter and filmmaker), presenting high-voltage, off-the-rail entertainments that are feature rich with characters who are: schemers, dreamers, adventurers, lovers, detectives, rogues, and more; and whose human weaknesses always seem to get the better of them.
DO NOT DELAY. DO NOT BE LEFT BEHIND. THIS TRAIN LEAVES PROMPTLY ON TIME.
Showcased in this single collection are eighteen trail blazers tasked to escort you on your inimitable journey:
Jason Lane, David Worsick, Liam Hogan, Christine Hanolsy, Gavin Bradley, Michael Johnstone, Dwain Campbell, Laura VanArendonk Baugh, Peter Hargraves, Melodie Leclerc, Rachel Leidenfrost , Nick Svolos, Maurice Forrester, Kendall Eifler, Samuel Marzioli, Neil Enock, Laurie Stewart, Kim Solem.
The stories offered will delight you with such surprising humor and stinging tragedy, you will be compelled to read them all in one sitting.
ABOUT THE EDITOR:
Neil Enock has been called a modern day renaissance man. He is an author, actor, director, artist, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, filmmaker, inventor, and media presenter. He created and hosts "Train Talk TV" on iTunes, which has over a million viewers / listeners, and just completed his first televison pilot, SomeWhen – which Neil both wrote and produced. He is the author of Doc Christmas and the Magic of Trains, and Mayan: Atlantis Returns.
Recently, Neil has become the creator of the Wrist-Rack, a handmade leather gauntlet for carrying your cell phone on your wrist launched on Kickstarter and sold at Expos and Cons. Neil lives, creates, and fabricates with his family in Calgary, AB. [MORE]
"With genres ranging from steampunk to slipstream to horror, and a diverse assortment of narrative voices, this anthology of paranormal train rides runs the gamut of speculative fiction styles. ... The wide variety of settings, destinations, and passengers across these 20 stories will keep readers' attention." - Publishers Weekly
"Each story is unique and varied in how this is done. The plots are intriguing and imaginative and the characters are well-developed and engaging. The whole anthology was fun!" - S. Endsley
"Excellent work by some strong up and comers!" - Teresa Loesch
"I found most enjoyable and will recommend the book to those seeking a fantasy/science fiction story. " - D. M. McLane