Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,923 / 146 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,348
mnybks.net#: 1988
Genres: Adventure, Pulp
Excerpt

that's every soul there'll be at Lac Bain until the mid-winter run of fur. Now, what in Heaven's name is the poor old Mrs. Colonel going to do?"

"Got a bed for her?"

"A bunk--hard as nails!"

"Good grub?"

"Rotten!" groaned the factor. "Every trapper's son of them took out big supplies this fall and we're stripped. Beans, flour, sugar'n'prunes--and caribou until I feel like turning inside out every time I smell it. I'd give a month's commission for a pound of pork. Look here! If this letter ain't 'quality' you can cut me into jiggers. Bet the Mrs. Colonel wrote it for her hubby."

From an inside pocket Breed drew forth a square white envelope with a broken seal of red wax, and from it extracted a folded sheet of cream-tinted paper. Scarcely had Steele taken the note in his hands when a quick thrill passed through him. Before he had read the first line he was conscious again of that haunting sweetness in the air he breathed--the perfume of hyacinth. There was not only this perf

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police by James Oliver Curwood - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
The Lost Continent
by Percival Constantine
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas, père
The Ward of King Canute
by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe

See more popular titles from this genre.