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The Camp in the Snow, or, Besieged by Danger   By: (1864-1946)

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THE CAMP IN THE SNOW

By WILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON

Copyrighted, 1902, by STREET & SMITH

The Camp in the Snow

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I. A MERCILESS ENEMY. 5 II. INTO THE WILDERNESS. 12 III. A DOUBLE PERIL. 19 IV. THE FIRST DEER. 27 V. THE FACE IN THE TREES. 34 VI. BESIEGED BY WOLVES. 42 VII. THROUGH THE ICE. 48 VIII. MR. RAIKES OF PORTLAND. 55 IX. THE GREAT STORM. 62 X. A GREAT DISASTER. 69 XI. UNDER THE SNOWDRIFT. 74 XII. DECOYED TO DANGER. 80 XIII. THE LAST OF THE CATAMOUNT. 86 XIV. A HERD OF DEER. 93 XV. A SUCCESSFUL BATTLE. 100 XVI. ON THE TRAIL. 106 XVII. FOUND AND LOST. 111 XVIII. HAMP'S PERIL. 119 XIX. BOGLE SHOWS HIS HAND. 126 XX. BRICK'S DEFENCE 134 XXI. PLUNGED UNDER GROUND. 141 XXII. AN UNEXPECTED ALLY. 148 XXIII. BACK TO FREEDOM. 155 XXIV. A STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. 161 XXV. TORTURED INTO SUBMISSION. 168 XXVI. AVAILABLE PRISONER. 174 XXVII. THROUGH THE WOODS. 182 XXVIII. SPARWICK LAYS DOWN THE LAW. 189 XXIX. A MIDNIGHT DISCOVERY. 195 XXX. DRIVEN TO DEATH. 202 XXXI. A FRIEND IN NEED. 209 XXXII. JERRY'S JOURNEY. 216 XXXIII. A TREACHEROUS PLOT. 222 XXXIV. A VIAL OF CHLOROFORM. 229 XXXV. A PERILOUS RIDE. 235 XXXVI. CONCLUSION. 240

CHAPTER I.

A MERCILESS ENEMY.

"All tickets, please!"

The blue uniformed conductor, with a lantern under his arm, and his punch in hand, entered the smoking car of the Boston express.

It was between seven and eight o'clock on the night of the tenth of December. The train was speeding eastward through the wintry landscape of the State of Maine.

Among the passengers in the smoking car was a well dressed lad of eighteen, with a ruddy face, and gray eyes in which was a lurking gleam of humor.

Just across the aisle sat a middle aged man with a clean shaven, cadaverous face and rusty black clothes. He was reading a small book, and seemed to be absorbed in its pages.

As the conductor drew near, the lad fumbled hurriedly in his pockets. He turned them inside out, one after another. He looked on the floor, on the seat, in the folds of his clothing... Continue reading book >>




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