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Train of Thought: A Short Story Collection

39 pages27 minutes


A collection of award-winning short stories, with something for everyone. An orphan in a train yard, a newspaperman who tangles with Bonnie and Clyde, a poor college student inducted into a secret society of powerful women, and a fun refresh of a classic children's tale. These bite-sized stories are perfect to read over your lunch hour, or while waiting in line.

A man is left to care for his dead sister's little girl in the late 1800s. Despite his best intentions, he is unable to provide for her. Left with no other options, he takes her to a train yard and desperately searches for help . . . and the only decision breaks his heart.

A newspaperman in southern Iowa is anxious to put his paper to bed and get home. As he's putting the finishing touches on his story about the notorious outlaws, Bonnie and Clyde, gunfire erupts on the street outside. As he peers out the plate glass window, he realizes that he may do more than report the news this time.

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