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The Last Train to Key West

by Chanel Cleeton

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The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton
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    Jun 2020, 320 pages

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This skillfully wrought historical fiction novel is both a thrilling adventure and an educational glimpse at the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane that devastated the Florida Keys.

The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton received very positive comments from our First Impressions reviewers, who rated the book 4.5 out of 5 stars. Cleeton is the author of the previous historical fiction novels Next Year in Havana and When We Left Cuba.

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Three women from different walks of life all share one dreaded natural disaster, the Hurricane of 1935 in the Florida Keys. These brave women brave dire circumstances, yet find friendship and love amidst the heartache and destruction (Patty B). Romance and danger are locked into Chanel Cleeton's travel-case for the Labor Day Special to Key West. The glamour of train travel is interlaced with the desperation of late Depression-era politics. Danger lurks at every turn as we meet three plucky heroines who rise to the challenge of survival (Claire M).

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