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

The Squatter and the Don

Cover image for

Download


Author: C. Loyal
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 138,345 / 398 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 394
Added to site: 2011.10.09
mnybks.net#: 30867
Origin: gutenberg.org

A novel descriptive of contemporary occurrences in California

Show Excerpt

he box on the table, saying:

"Aunt Newton, I am going away for a few days. Please take care of this box until I return or you hear from me. Good-by!" and he hurried away, for he had only barely time to catch the train going to New York.

Darrell was in New York for a few hours. He bought a finer suit of clothes, a very elegant light overcoat, hat and boots, and gloves to match, and thus equipped so elegantly that he hardly recognized himself, as he surveyed his figure in a large mirror of the furnishing store, where he was so metamorphosed, he took the night train for Washington.

It was early on a Sunday morning that Darrell arrived at Washington. He went to a hotel, entered his name, took a room, a bath and a breakfast, and then called a hack to go in search of Mary. He knew that was not an hour for calling, but he had business with Mary. His was no friendly visit; it was a matter of life and death with him.

He rang the bell, and presently he heard Tisha's flapping steps c

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

Paul Ian Cross
Paul Ian Cross has always enjoyed creative writing, but pursued a career in the sciences. After the birth of his nephew, Hayden, Cross however felt inspired to start sharing his stories with the world, inspiring and captivating the imaginations of young kids everywhere. His work in science gives Cross a lot of ideas and Engella is no exception. The book follows a girl who travels through space-time and as readers have been begging for more, Cross is working on sequels. As our Author of The Day, he tells us all about it.
Read full interview...