By Louis L'Amour
From the yankee West to the Siberian coast, from Hollywood to the boxing ring, listed here are undying stories of struggle, secret, romance, crime, and punishment as simply Louis L'Amour can inform them.
These tales are classic L'Amour: A hard-bitten livestock motive force is pitted opposed to a guy attempting to thieve his lady, the disappearance of 1000 head of livestock, and a plot to border him for murder....A inner most eye visits a distant mining city on a case regarding an attractive widow, an uneasy lawman, and a fortune in gold buried in an deserted mine shaft....A nation boy with a very good correct hand needs to struggle not just his vicious opponent within the ring however the ruthless gangsters who'll do whatever for profit-even dedicate cold-blooded murder....A younger girl stranded in an remoted harbor needs to continue to exist the desert and a brutal conflict of wits with a sadistic fortune hunter.
Here is the trademark combination of motion, suspense, ancient aspect, and unforgettable characters that experience made Louis L'Amour one of many world's such a lot striking writers.
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Did you ever see the time you could swear to how many head you had on a ranch? ” Sartain got down and began stripping the saddle from his sorrel. “I could guess within a thousand head,” he replied. Ward McQueen stopped a moment and frowned uneasily. Maybe he had been wrong in trusting Gerber. After all, the old man was notoriously tight-fisted, and he might not be above dishonesty with a man who came from so far away, and was on his way back. The thought rankled McQueen. II Ruth Kermitt was waiting for him on the steps of the hotel when he cantered up the street and swung down.
One shot, for you. And then the saber. I fancy the saber, my man. ” Dick spoke up angrily. “Belay the gab! ” He pointed an outstretched finger at Talleyrand. ” He lunged, a dagger suddenly gripped in his fist. The American’s pistol exploded and Dick halted in mid-stride, his mouth falling open. At the same instant there was a second explosion and Garnet turned half around, then fell across the corner of the table. The table tipped, crashed on its side, and the wine bottle rolled off, struck the fallen man on the back, then rolled off onto the floor.
Cuyu followed as she made her way to the pilot house. ” he asked. She could see that he was more terrified than ever, now that they had reached their destination. Terrified because, unlike the stretches of forest and glacier, this was a place where Kubelik would have to come on any search for them that he might make. She thought of the difficult job of fighting the river’s current with a reversed engine, of how the ketch would slip sideways even as it moved back, and feared what roots or rocks lurked beneath the black waters of the San Tadeo.