On Rails of Gold - A Prequel to Golden Heart

      P J Thorndyke
On Rails of Gold - A Prequel to Golden Heart

In an alternate 19th century, the American Civil war has raged on for twenty-five years. While Unionist partisans dig an underground railroad beneath the mountains of Arizona, an adventure is set in motion that will change the fate of the world. From the bar room brawls of seedy Tombstone to the crumbling pueblos of the arid wilderness, the race is on to discover America's Golden Heart.In 1861 the Confederate States of America fired on Fort Sumter beginning a civil war that tore the continent apart. In 1862 southern miners discovered a rare ore that burned ten times more efficiently than coal. It was called ‘mechanite’ for its role in an industrial revolution that changed the face of war. With both sides in possession of terrible steam-powered war machines, the conflict has descended into a stalemate that has lasted twenty-five years. In this prequel to the novel Golden Heart a battle begins that could decide the fate of America itself.
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    Through Mines of Deception

      P J Thorndyke
Through Mines of Deception

Discover the start of the Lazarus Longman Chronicles in this thrilling novella written in the spirit of H. Rider Haggard and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!On the scorching plains of the Zimbabwe Plateau a thrilling adventure is set in motion to prevent a catastrophic war between Boers, Zulus and British redcoats. Archaeologist Lazarus Longman is contacted by an agent of the British Empire and given an important mission; find the mythical gold mines of Great Zimbabwe before the Boers do and prevent revolution in Southern Africa.
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