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

The Rider in Khaki

A Novel

Cover image for

Download


Author: Nat Gould
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,414 / 166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.2
LoC Categories: PZ, PR
Downloads: 768
Added to site: 2008.03.12
mnybks.net#: 20299
Origin: gutenberg.org

A wholesome, exciting story of clean sport and daring adventure--just the book to appeal to men in camp and to all who ask chiefly for a good story.

Show Excerpt

it.

His two friends had gone, after staying a week, and it was arranged they should meet at Epsom for the Derby.

It was seldom Alan Chesney was alone in the big house; many times he wished it smaller, not so roomy, more cosy, in keeping with his bachelor habits. There were parts of it he had only been in once or twice. The long picture gallery he shunned, although some exquisite modern paintings hung there.

When he came into possession he had some of the smaller and brighter pictures removed into the living rooms and the spaces were still left vacant. The windows in this gallery overlooked the Park, in the distance the keep could be seen, and farther away a corner of the monastery. There were large reception-rooms, and bedrooms the size of the ground floor of a small house. The dining-room was oak panelled, the ceiling oak, and it was furnished with massive chairs and a huge table. There was a great sideboard, carved by Gibbons, which cost an enormous sum, carvings adorned the wood mante

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ 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

N. S. Wikarski
Despite earning a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Amazon bestselling author, Nancy Wikarski, discovered that her real passion lies with historical mystery and adventure fiction writing. Her Arkana Series in particular has enthralled fans with its treasure hunting and secret societies. As our author of the day, we chat with Nancy about how she came up with the compelling ideas for her stories, the challenge of writing about a villain with values she cannot relate to at all and how she shares a secret skill with the main character of her series.
Read full interview...