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

Rim o' the World

Cover image for

Download


Author: B.M. Bower (Bertha Muzzy Sinclair)
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,666 / 243 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,229
Added to site: 2009.08.03
mnybks.net#: 24874
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Western

An engrossing tale of a ranch-feud between "gunfighters" in Idaho.

Show Excerpt

elle. Belle Delavan. Well, I came to Jumpoff because--I meant to jump. Yes, I'll marry you--and the Lord have mercy on you, Tom Lorrigan, if I live to regret it."

"Amen. Same to you," grinned Tom. "It's an even break, anyway. They don't claim I'm sprouting wings. They say I've got split hoofs in my boots instead of feet, and wear my ears pointed at the top. But--but no girl has got any loop on me. I've been straight, as far as women goes. That's my record up to the present. If you can stand for a little drinkin' and gamblin' and shootin'--"

Belle waved aside his self-depreciation. Young Tom was a handsome devil, and his eyes were keen and clear and looked right into her own, which was sufficient evidence of good faith for any woman with warm blood in her body.

"Tom Lorrigan, I've eaten just three soda crackers, six marshmallows and one orange since yesterday noon," said she irrelevantly. "I can't be emotional when I'm half starved. Is there any place where I can get a piece of bread or so

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

Kirsten Fullmer
Kirsten Fullmer is an author who bid farewell to her job in the drafting industry and pursued her dream to write novels while traveling with her husband for his job. When she isn't writing, Fullmer loves tinkering with all kinds of crafts, including scrapbooking, cross stitching, crocheting and sewing. As our author of the day, Fullmer chats with us about how she fell in love with the Shabby Chic style, why she picked a small town as the backdrop for her books and talks about her writing habits.
Read full interview...