Orphan Train Escape: The Orphan Train Series (Hearts On The Rails Book 1) Price:  $0.00 (as of 03/24/2023 02:38 PST- Details)

Bestselling Author Rachel Wesson provides the a knowledgeable and realistic insight of the orphan plight in challenging times. The story goes back in time when there were no firm rules about adoption and the neglect and abuse evident in many cases. The hurt and pain it had left caused for heartfelt stories.

Bridget and her four siblings were living in unnatural circumstances but with the help of caring people, they were able to rise from the tenements of New York to a new life. The vivid storytelling took you from the rat-infested streets to the heart of Wyoming. You experience the pain and heartache with them while you meet wonderful people on the way. Truly a gripping story of hope, patients and determination that captures the imagination.


Bridget Collins is in dire straits – she needs to get out of New York, fast. With two young siblings under her wing, her options are limited.

Her priest sends her as an outplacement agent on the orphan trains that run from New York to out west. With almost forty orphans under her care, she’s relieved fellow and more experienced outplacement agent Carl Watson, is there to guide her. But Carl is dealing with his own trauma and finds it difficult to handle the pain the orphans are dealing with.

Through tears and laughter, everyone on the orphan train has a lesson to teach about love, life and loyalty. And Bridget finds a new, unexpected calling. Every child deserves a happy home and Bridget is determined to do whatever it takes to ensure that happens. No matter what the cost…

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