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The Unexpected and Other Stories - eBook

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<p>In this first book in the series <em>Tall Tales from the High Plains &amp; Beyond.</em> In <em>Book One: The Unexplained and Other Stories</em>, you get up-close-and-personal with characters and events involved in the expansion and development of the American frontier. These sixty-nine true stories, presented in brief, snapshot narratives, feature ghosts, unsolved mysteries, lost treasures, flimflam men, cowboys on strike, a phantom train and other sometimes bizarre events, such as:</p> <ul> <li>Three prospectors take shelter from a winter storm in a place they dubbed Dead Man Cave and discover human bones and shelves of gold bars. Upon returning in the spring, they’re unable to locate the entrance.</li> <li>The engineer of a D&amp;RG passenger train maneuvers across the Continental Divide and spots a phantom train bearing down on him. Unable to escape, he braces for a catastrophe</li> <li>During a wedding reception at a fort in New Mexico Territory, the doors fling open and standing in the entrance is the apparition of a dead soldier, once the suitor of the new bride.</li> <li>Emerging from a strange mist on the Platte River is a ghostlike sailing ship that carries the omen of death for anyone who sees it.</li> <li>Hoofbeats thunder across the remote hills of south Texas and cowboys gathered around a campfire witness a large black mustang carrying a headless horseman into the night.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul>

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In this first book in the series Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond. In Book One: The Unexplained and Other Stories, you get up-close-and-personal with characters and events involved in the expansion and development of the American frontier. These sixty-nine true stories, presented in brief, snapshot narratives, feature ghosts, unsolved mysteries, lost treasures, flimflam men, cowboys on strike, a phantom train and other sometimes bizarre events, such as:

  • Three prospectors take shelter from a winter storm in a place they dubbed Dead Man Cave and discover human bones and shelves of gold bars. Upon returning in the spring, they’re unable to locate the entrance.
  • The engineer of a D&RG passenger train maneuvers across the Continental Divide and spots a phantom train bearing down on him. Unable to escape, he braces for a catastrophe
  • During a wedding reception at a fort in New Mexico Territory, the doors fling open and standing in the entrance is the apparition of a dead soldier, once the suitor of the new bride.
  • Emerging from a strange mist on the Platte River is a ghostlike sailing ship that carries the omen of death for anyone who sees it.
  • Hoofbeats thunder across the remote hills of south Texas and cowboys gathered around a campfire witness a large black mustang carrying a headless horseman into the night.  
The Unexpected and Other Stories - eBook

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Series Title
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond
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Author
Tom Rizzo
ISBN-13
9781536551181
ISBN-10
153655118X

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