Charles Caratti

Charles Caratti is multiple award-winning author who has written more than two thousand stories, articles, and columns for many of the nation's biggest print and online outlets St. Martin's Press and Macmillan Learning. Charles' noted background in the world of journalism has created an excellent basis for dozens of stage plays and scripts, all of which have an historical or classical literature footing. Caratti's theatrical works have been produced at many prestigious venues and been attended by thousands. His works include "Passage Into Fear," "Mark Twain's A Christmas Carol," "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Angels," and "All the Time in the World. "

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  Passage Into Fear

Drama Mystery Thriller by Charles Caratti

80 pages

6 m, 5 w, 1 girl

It is 1917, and three years into the worst war anyone has ever seen.  Kate, a young American woman, is approached by an elderly dowager, Mrs. Lillian Merriweather, as they board a transcontinental train from Venice, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland.  Mrs. Merriweather insists she knows of a sinister plot—with vast international repercussions— involving the other passengers. She tasks Kate with ensuring the authorities receive a secret message if she is unable to deliver it herself. When she promptly disappears, Kate teams up with Ida, a young war orphan. Together...