A local librarian and his spunky summer fling decide to investigate the origins of an campfire spook story — the mystery of a proud steam engine whose passengers burned alive over a century ago. But they find that the abandoned tracks aren’t as sleepy as they’re supposed to be. As a smoky shadow begins to rise, strange obsessions and fragments of the past begin to seep into their lives. Unravelling the fate of the old train is either a ticket to damnation, or the key to escaping it.
|Length||18,750 words | 63 pages | 1h15m|