The Lawless West by Louis L'Amour

By Louis L'Amour

Within the box of Western fiction, 3 authors stand unequalled: L’Amour, gray and model. Now 3 in their most sensible brief novels are accumulated in one quantity. Zane Grey’s From Missouri has been restored from the author’s personal manuscript and is showing in paperback in its corrected shape. Max Brand’s Over the Northern Border is a vintage story of level trainer theft and constant pursuit, additionally corrected and restored from the author’s unique manuscript. Louis L’Amour’s Riders of the sunrise debuted in gigantic Western journal in 1951 and looks right here in that unique model, as L’Amour himself first meant it. take pleasure in those 3 vintage stories and event the Western how it was once intended to be.

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He sure is wild, Tex, and I know you’re a poor hand with a horse. ” Miss Stacey turned away her eyes. There was a hint of a smile on her lips. Springer got in beside her, and, taking the reins without another glance at his discomfited cowboys, he drove away. Chapter 2 A few weeks altered many things at Springer’s Ranch. There was a marvelous change in the dress and deportment of cowboys off duty. There were some clean and happy and interested children. There was a rather taciturn and lonely young rancher who was given to thoughtful dreams and whose keen eyes watched the little adobe schoolhouse under the cottonwoods.

You see, it was this way,” went on the confused cowboy. “One of Springer’s cowboys…not me…wrote them letters to you, signin’ his name Owens. There ain’t no such named cowboy in this county. Your last letter…an’ here it is…fell into my hands…all by accident, ma’am, it sure was. I took my three friends heah…I took them into my confidence. ” She moved her head and evidently looked at the strange trio of cowboys Tex had pointed out as his friends. They came forward then, but not eagerly, and they still held to each other.

While she made conversation, she brought to bear all that she possessed of intuition and discernment, now especially excited. The situation here was easy for her. Naturally Jones resembled the cowboys she knew. The same range and life had developed him. But he lacked certain things she liked so much in Tex and Nevada. He was a superb animal. She had reluctantly to admire his cool easy boldness in a situation certainly perilous for him. But then he had reasoned, of course, that she would be his protection.

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