fadedpage.com

FP now includes 7390 eBooks in its collection.

  main page


Scarred Jungle

Cover Image

Spine Image

Book Details

Title:Scarred Jungle
Author:
Footner, Hulbert   
(37 of 50 for author by title)
The Sealed Valley
The Ring of Eyes
Published:   1935
Publisher:Harper & Brothers
Tags:adventure, Brazil, Canadiana, fiction
Description:

Deep in the heart of Brazil, up from Para, and situated on the back reaches of the Amazon, was the little town of Bom Successo. There everything was “wide open”, and the inhabitant desperadoes who were the offscouring of the States and Europe had fled there to escape extradition. The early law was Blacktower, the self-appointed King of “Bom Successo”.

The little town became the scene of intrigue, murder and a revolt of the natives. The real trouble started when Blacktower took on “Legs” as a houseboy. It was “Legs” who later attempted a murderous assault on his master, and who planned the escape of La Rosadora, the beautiful American singer, kept a virtual prisoner by her manager, and with whom Blacktower had fallen in love.

Why “Legs” nursed such a flaming hatred for Blacktower, and under what conditions he had formerly known La Rosadora are facts that slowly reveal themselves as this intensely exciting tale unravels.—Dustcover. [Suggest a different description.]

Downloads:198
Pages:195 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   20220433.txt
HTML20220433.html
Epub20220433.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20220433.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20220433-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20220433-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.