Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Robert Coverdale's Struggle

Or, On The Wave Of Success

Cover image for


Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,502 / 192 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,174
Added to site: 2009.10.31 25683
Genre: Young Readers

door was slammed in his face, and, angry and disappointed, he walked slowly out of the tavern yard.



John Trafton was sitting out on the porch of the tavern when his nephew came out of the side gate.

"There's your nephew, Trafton," said old Ben Brandon, who, like John Trafton, frequented the barroom too much for his good. "Hasn't come here for his dram, has he?" added the old man, chuckling.

John Trafton's curiosity was excited, for he had no idea of any errand that could bring Robert to the tavern. A suspicion crossed his mind, the very thought of which kindled his indignation. His wife might have sent to request Mr. Jones not to sell him any more liquor. He did not think she would dare to do it, but she might. At any rate he determined to find out.

He hastily left the porch and followed Robert. Presently the boy heard his uncle call him and he turned round.

"What's wanted, un



Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Denitta Ward
Wen Denitta Ward isn't supporting world-changing research in her day job, she enjoys researching history and writing fascinating novels set in the past. As our Author of the Day, Ward introduces us to Prohibition Cocktails - 21 secrets and recipes from the Roaring Twenties. She explains in which way this is a companion book to Somewhere Still, talks about how her mother inspired this book and reveals a cocktail secret or two.
Read full interview...