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Hidden Trails

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,106 / 254 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,943
Added to site: 2007.12.22 19461
Genres: Western, Romance

An entertaining story of western life a generation ago when life was cheap, honor dear, and cowboys, bad men, hold-ups and sheriffs abundant. There is a dash of romance and a clever, though some-what involved plot which keeps the reader guessing.

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can see he means it," mourned the red-head, rising to his feet and grinning impudently at the line of unfriendly faces across the room. "An just when I thought I'd found my happy home."

He departed, scuffing his toes. Ten minutes later they saw him ride past the saloon on his way out of town.



"IF I wanted to kill a man," declared Johnny slowly, "I dunno but what as good a way as any would be to call him a skin an plug him quick."

The others nodded. Johnny was voicing their own thoughts.

"Dees feller she deed not even reach for her gun," said Laguerre, jerking his head toward the poor clay on the top of the bar. "Un dem card' was scattair so, we cannot tell w'eddair she was deal de skeen game or not. By gar, Johnny ees right."

"On the other hand," put in Slim Berdan, "this red-haired gent does just exactly what he'd ought to done provided the other feller was cheatin'. In a

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

The given description says it all, unfortunately the eReader file (.pdb) does not. The story ended abruptly in mid-sentence with several chapters to go. The .pdf file is complete, though, so I finished reading via adobe reader. Lots of spelling and punctuation errors but anyone with a sixth grade education can get past them without losing track of the story. Two thumbs up.



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