By Louis L'Amour
TO THE some distance BLUE MOUNTAINS
In To the some distance Blue Mountains, Louis L’Amour weaves the unforgettable story of a guy who, after returning to his place of birth, discovers that discovering his as far back as the United States will be impossible.
Barnabas Sackett was once leaving England to make his fortune within the New global. yet as he settled his affairs, he discovered royal warrant were sworn out opposed to him and that males have been looking for him in each port. At factor have been a few infrequent gold cash Sackett had offered to finance his first journey to the Americas—coins believed to be a part of an outstanding treasure misplaced via King John years before.
Believing that Sackett possesses the remainder of the treasure, Queen Bess will cease at not anything to discover him. If he’s stuck, not just will his dream of a lifestyles in the US be misplaced, yet he'll be brutally tortured and placed to loss of life at the gallows.
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Worst of all,” I said, “I do not know my enemies. ” We slept in turns, and when I last awakened our scow had brought us in the late afternoon to a point of trees where there was an opening in the reeds lining the shore. ” I stood and stretched, liking the feel of my muscles underneath my shirt. I could feel the ripple of them and sense their power, and before we were once more aboard ship I would have need of them…this much I guessed. We glimpsed the steeple of a church, and a ruined tower. Thorney should be near.
Paul’s Walk to sell some ancient manuscripts, a man who spoke of the wise Adapa and the Hidden Treasure of the Secret Writing. He spoke as if he expected somehow that Peter would respond, but although it disturbed him, Peter knew nothing of Adapa. “We talked of many things, Peter and I, and it is he who will handle all sales of furs and timber for me when I am gone away. When my ships return to England, he will dispose of their goods and order things for me. ” “They are new lands. ” “A good question, yet those lands may only be new to us because our knowledge is limited.
There was nothing for me to tell, so the torture might continue for a long time, and surely imprisonment would follow. How could I convince them that I had found nothing beyond the coins I had sold? I was suddenly sick and empty. There had been other coins, too. Following upon my little success with my first find, I had obtained the Leland manuscript and set out to investigate another place I recalled from my travels. There, too, I had been fortunate. “Believe me, Peter, I know nothing. Only that I must escape, and now.