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The Luck of the Mounted by Ralph S. Kendall takes readers on an riveting journey through the rugged and unforgiving lands of the Canadian wilderness. Set in the late 19th century, this tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police combines elements of adventure, romance, and suspense to create an enthralling narrative that leaves readers eagerly turning the pages.

The story unfolds around Sergeant Cameron, an experienced and dedicated officer of the famed Mounties. As the narrative begins, we are quickly drawn into his world—a world of lawlessness, danger, and breathtaking natural beauty. Kendall's vivid descriptions transport readers to the harsh and untamed landscapes, where they can almost feel the biting wind on their faces and hear the crackling of winter ice beneath their feet.

The author's attention to detail is truly remarkable. Whether it is describing the inner workings of the Mounted Police or the daily struggles of life in the Canadian wilderness, Kendall's knowledge and research shine through, bringing authenticity to every scene. From treacherous dog sled chases to tense encounters with notorious outlaws, the action in The Luck of the Mounted is relentless and thrilling.

At the heart of this novel, however, is a compelling human drama. Sergeant Cameron's character is portrayed with depth and nuance, revealing a man both tough and compassionate. As he encounters various characters, including the alluring and mysterious "Black Alice," a complex web of relationships and emotions emerges. These interactions add a layer of complexity to the narrative, elevating the book beyond a simple adventure story.

Furthermore, Kendall explores the struggles and moral dilemmas faced by the Mounted Police as they strive to maintain law and order in a harsh and unforgiving environment. The author delves into the moral gray areas of justice and duty, presenting readers with thought-provoking questions about the role of law enforcement in society.

One minor criticism is that some aspects of the storyline may appear predictable to readers familiar with the adventure genre. Yet, Kendall's engaging prose and skillful pacing quickly redeem any potential shortcomings, keeping readers engaged and invested in the outcome of the story.

Overall, The Luck of the Mounted is a captivating and enthralling read, perfect for fans of historical fiction, adventure, and mystery alike. Ralph S. Kendall's masterful storytelling, combined with his keen eye for detail, transports readers to a bygone era and leaves them yearning for more.

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E text prepared by Al Haines


A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police



Ex Member of the R.N.W.M.P.

Grosset & Dunlap Publishers New York


This truest of stories confirms beyond doubt, That truest of adages "Murder will out!" In vain may the blood spiller "double" and fly, In vain even witchcraft and sorcery try: Although for a time he may 'scape, by and by He'll be sure to be caught by a Hue and a Cry! THE INGOLDSBY LEGEND







O sing us a song of days that are gone Of men and happenings of war and peace; We love to yarn of "th' times that was" As our hair grows gray, and our years increase. So revert we again to our ancient lays Fill we our pipes, and our glasses raise "Salue! to those stirring, bygone days!" Cry the old non coms of the Mounted Police. MEMORIES

All day long the blizzard had raged, in one continuous squalling moaning roar the fine spun snow swirling and drifting about the barrack buildings and grounds of the old Mounted Police Post of L... Continue reading book >>

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