Kerrville, TX Author Publishes Historical Novel

October 11, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
October 11, 2016 - Grate Clinkers, a new book by George House, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Wilhelm Hess and Walter Hornby emigrated from Germany and England, respectively, in 1895. Though coming from different backgrounds, their stories entwine as their families seek to become Americans.

Bill and Kent, sons of these immigrants, man The Challenger, a belching steam-engine locomotive in a blizzard. They work together on the great American railway. Their story is one filled with adventure and vivid imagery of the country of the 1950s and the enticing stories of the passengers they encounter.

About the Author:
George House has entered short stories in five writing contests and has failed to place, not unusual from his understanding. The book got mixed reviews from his children and grandchildren. This historical fiction is his first book. Recently he was a winner of The Saturday Writers, Anything Goes Writing Contest and is published in the Saturday Writers 2015 Anthology.

His training publications and safety manuals have been widely used by chemical and petrochemical manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe. He has expertise in the design, construction, and maintenance of industrial and cogeneration systems. He has worked in several States, in Trinidad and Tobago, and in Europe. He has been married over fifty years, with four sons and five grandchildren.

Grate Clinkers is a 186-page paperback with a retail price of $15.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-2429-1. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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