Danger on the Tracks

by Bill Freeman

In this historical adventure novel set in the frontier country around London, Ontario, in the 1870s, Meg and Jamie Bains find themselves in the midst of a bitter feud between the gun-toting Ryan brothers.
In this historical adventure novel set in the frontier country around London, Ontario, in the 1870s, Meg and Jamie Bains find themselves in the midst of a bitter feud between the gun-toting Ryan brothers, owners of the stagecoach line, and the owners of the railroad. When the railway offers a $200 reward to anyone who can solve the mystery of a horrible railway accident, Mep, determined to win it, comes up with the perfect plan to find the culprit: a race between the stagecoach and the train!

About the Author

Bill Freeman

BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his previous publications are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, which he co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People, winner of a Certificate of Commendation from Heritage Toronto in 2000; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, which received the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine, a study of political power in Hamilton co-authored with Marsha Hewitt; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local. Bill Freeman is also a popular children's author who has won the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for "a body of work" and a Canada Council Award for Juvenile Literature.

Reviews

"... powerful and realistic story-telling..."
London Free Press

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