FP now includes 8136 eBooks in its collection.

  main page

A Backwoods Princess

Cover Image

Book Details

Title:A Backwoods Princess
Footner, Hulbert   
(4 of 50 for author by title)
Cap'n Sue
Anybody's Pearls
Published:   1926
Publisher:George H. Doran Company
Tags:adventure, Canadiana, fiction

Hector Blackburn was the last of the powerful free traders to hold sway in the Canadian Northwest, and when sudden death claimed him, his vast holdings fell into the unprotected hands of Loseis, his eighteen-year-old daughter. His enemy, a villainous rival trader, hastens to the dead Blackburn's post where, under pretense of befriending the girl, he attempts to seize control of the whole works. But his base designs are balked by Loseis and her sweetheart, a young government geologist. The action is of the stand-up, give-and-take, nothing-barred variety, one side gaining a little ground, only to lose it again to the other, and for such as the tale professes to be, it should pass muster.

... THE SATURDAY REVIEW OF LITERATURE, OCTOBER 22, 1927. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:219 Info

Author Bio for Footner, Hulbert

Author Image

Hulbert Footner (1879–1944) was a Canadian writer of non-fiction and detective fiction.

His most successful creation was the beautiful and brilliant Madame Rosika Storey and her plain assistant who explains the evolving solutions to her boss’ cases. His Madame Storey mysteries fit the flapping 1920s like the long lizard gloves that graced her arms and did well supporting his traveling family’s lifestyle. His Rosika Storey cases appeared in Argosy All-Story Weekly every year from 1922 through 1935.--Wikipedia.

Available Formats

UTF-8 text   20210606.txt
Epub20210606.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20210606.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20210606-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20210606-h.zip

Kindle Direct (New, Experimental)

Send this book direct to your kindle via email. We need your Send-to-Kindle Email address, which can be found by looking in your Kindle device’s Settings page. All kindle email addresses will end in @kindle.com. Note you must add our email server’s address, [email protected], to your Amazon account’s Approved E-mail list. This list may be found on your Amazon account: Your AccountManage Your Content and DevicesPreferencesPersonal Document SettingsApproved Personal Document E-mail ListAdd a new approved e-mail address.

Send to Kindle Email Address:

This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.

Here at FadedPage and our companion site Distributed Proofreaders Canada, we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book.