Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Mesa Trail

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,404 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,541
Added to site: 2008.06.22
mnybks.net#: 21316
Origin: www.archive.org
Genres: Western, Pulp, Humor
Excerpt

not to see ye from time to time."

"Sam Tracy," observed Mrs. Crump with a look of severity, "I've knowed you more years than I care to reckon up. And you know me, I guess! Now, Sam, I sure hate to do it but I got to. Stick up your hands, Sam, and do it damn sudden!"

The muzzle of her revolver poked the astounded sheriff in the stomach. For a moment he gazed into her shrewd blue eyes, then slowly elevated his hands.

"Are you crazy, ma'am?" he demanded.

She removed his holstered weapon, then lowered her own and shook her head.

"Nope. I'm heap sane right here and now. Set down and smoke whilst I explain."

CHAPTER II

THADY SHEA ENCOUNTERS PURPOSE

YOUR man Shea is settin' in my car yonder," said Mrs. Crump. Heedless of the glaring sun, she picked up her pipe and disposed her giant frame for converse. From narrowed lids the sheriff eyed the lanky, updrawn figure of Shea, which he now noticed for the

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Carrie Doyle
Carrie Doyle's mysteries are extra cozy. She loves keeping her readers guessing, but also appealing to their senses with charming scenes straight from East Hampton, quirky characters and mouthwatering food descriptions. When she is not writing her latest novel, Doyle is sure to be part of one of a myriad of projects, which may include co-writing with another author, doing magazine articles, interviewing celebrities, arranging events or cooking up a storm in the kitchen. As our Author of the Day, Doyle talks about why her books are so yummy, gives us some insights in the character of Antonia Bingham and reveals why East Hampton is her favorite place in the world.
Read full interview...