Biography: American author Frank Hamilton Spearman (1859-1937) was known for his Western fiction novels, and also non-fiction books about railroads. A bank president in McCook, Nebraska, Spearman was never a railroad worker, though he wrote extensively about the rails. His novel Whispering Smith is his most famous, and was produced as a film many times.

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  1. Whispering Smith
    Whispering Smith
    by Frank Hamilton Spearman

    Rating: 2.6/5 (162 votes cast)

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    The man nicknamed Whispering Smith is a steel-hard railroad detective in the old West. When a friend is fired from the railroad and turns to train-wrecking, he must go after him. The chase gets complicated when Smith meets, and falls for, the wife of his quarry.

    Category: Western Romance

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  2. The Daughter of a Magnate
    The Daughter of a Magnate

    by Frank Hamilton Spearman

    The Daughter of a Magnate
    by Frank Hamilton Spearman

    Rating: 2.6/5 (238 votes cast)

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    An accomplished railroad engineer woos a beautiful heiress to a railroad fortune in this Western romance. The would-be lovers must survive freezing gales, blocked train tracks and driving blizzards in their quest to be together.

    Categories: Romance, Western, Western Romance

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