Tag Archives: Paddy O’Hannigan

Golden Spike Available for Pre-Order

Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three, is now available for pre-order from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. You can select the tabs in the right-hand sidebar of this website to go to the respective Robert Lee Murphy page and select Golden … Continue reading

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Golden Spike Cover

The front cover for Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Three, is ready. Five Star Publishing is pressing ahead with final editing and production scheduling with a planned release date for the last book in my trilogy now set for July … Continue reading

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Bear Claws Reviewed by Railroad History Magazine

Railroad History, the journal of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, reviewed Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, in its Spring-Summer 2016 issue, Number 214. In my post of November 9, 2015, I wrote about Railroad History’s review of … Continue reading

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Lodgepole Creek in Eagle Talons

Lodgepole Creek features prominently in Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One. The creek rises in the Laramie Range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern Wyoming, flows eastward across the southwestern corner of Nebraska, and joins the South Platte River … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

As the author of The Iron Horse Chronicles, I wish all of my readers a Happy New Year. 2015 was a successful year for me as a writer. Eagle Talons, the first book in my trilogy about the quest of a young … Continue reading

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Bear Claws Review by Project Mayhem

Project Mayhem, a blog dedicated to “The Manic Minds of Middle Grade Writers,” posted a review on September 3, 2015, of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two. Paul Greci, author of Surviving Bear Island, and a regular contributor to Project Mayhem, wrote the … Continue reading

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Bear Claws Cover Released

The cover art for Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, has been released by ENC Graphic Services and Five Star Publishing. The cover conveys the power and intensity of the adventures facing fifteen-year-old Will Braddock as the transcontinental railroad builds across Wyoming in … Continue reading

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Will Braddock’s Hat

Will Braddock leaves Burlington, Iowa, wearing his father’s old Army slouch hat when he embarks upon his quest to determine his own destiny in Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One. In Chapter 1, I describe the faded black officer’s hat as being … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings from The Iron Horse Chronicles

I join Will Braddock, Jenny McNabb, Lone Eagle, Homer Garcon, and Paddy O’Hannigan, in wishing all the readers of The Iron Horse Chronicles a wonderful holiday season. Folks of various religious persuasions have expressed their pleasure at reading Eagle Talons. It is … Continue reading

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Big Sky Women’s Book Club Reads Eagle Talons

On November 25, 2014, I was invited to discuss Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles—Book One, with members of the Big Sky Women’s Book Club in Sun City Anthem, Henderson, Nevada. The members had recently read the book and had … Continue reading

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