Sergeant Silk the Prairie Scout

Sergeant Silk the Prairie Scout

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Excerpt: ...dropped into silence, while Silk forced the engine to fuller speed. But as the train dashed through the darkness, Halkett became more and more excited. "The ghost'll be there, sure!" he repeated again and again. "Well, and if it is," returned Silk, with his eye watchfully on the Pg 124 gauge, "I don't care for any of your ghosts. I don't care if there's a hundred of them so long as this train goes safe." "But it can't go safe," cried Halkett, rising to his feet and laying a trembling hand on the sergeant's arm. The train was covering the miles at terrific speed now as it went down the gradient. But it was not the speed that made Halkett shake like a reed and drove the blood from his cheeks. "Sergeant," he said in a thick whisper as he clutched more tightly at Silk's arm, "that man who was run over
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236723953
  • 9781236723956