Nick Carter, traveling musician-slash-train stowaway is joined by a girl thrown out of her home during the Great Depression. But in order to keep their cover, Carla must become Nick's traveling companion "Carl," a mute boy who plays the piano. As they wander the country, Carla learns to trust Nick and tells him the truth about her past, but she soon realizes that he has secrets of his own.
Author's note: This story and time period have lived and grown in my head for so long that I forget what are facts and what are flights of fancy. So please take historical discrepancies with a grain of salt, and pretend that I intentionally took an artistic license!
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Genres: Adventure, Alternate Universe, Historical, Romance
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