The Orphan Train by Steve Brigman
TEN-YEAR-OLD JAMES CANNOT IMAGINE THE FATE THAT AWAITS HIM AND THE PRETTY LITTLE GIRL WHO SITS NEXT TO HIM ON THE INFAMOUS ORPHAN TRAIN.
"...a superb, coarse-grained voice that makes you want more...the Ozark's new narrator who will stand with Alan Le May, A.B. Guthrie, and of course, the above-mentioned Greg Matthews."-Reavis Z. Wortham, author of the "Red River Mystery Series."
James is ten when he is taken from a New York orphanage and sent out west on one of the infamous orphan trains, meeting a pretty little girl on his journey who will one day become the core of his existence and the source of his deepest despair.
"Gripping from the first sentence to the last-I could not put this book down...An outstanding debut novel from author Steve Brigman."-Diane Moody, author of "Of Windmills and War" and "A Runaway Pastor's Wife."
"Brigman is an excellent writer. I could see the characters vividly in my mind as I read the story."-Rolland Love, author of "Blue Hole" and "River's Edge."