The Sheriff's Son

The Sheriff's Son  (1918) 
by William MacLeod Raine
Illustrated by Harold Cue. Adapted to a silent film in 1919.

A sheriff is gunned down by outlaws in front of his own son, a little kid. Many years later he may get a chance of revenge. But, before he can face them he will have to face his own cowardice.

The Sheriff's Son

When Meldrum came in answer to her summons, he met the shock of his life (page 179)

The Sheriff's Son

By

William MacLeod Raine


With Illustrations by
Harold Cue


Boston and New York
Houghton Mifflin Company
The Riverside Press Cambridge
1918

COPYRIGHT, 1917 AND 1918, BY FRANK A. MUNSEY COMPANY
COPYRIGHT, 1918, BY WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Published April 1918

Books by William MacLeod Raine
PUBLISHED BY
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY


THE SHERIFF'S SON. Illustrated.
THE YUKON TRAIL. Illustrated.
STEVE YEAGER. Illustrated.

TO
ROBERT H. DAVIS

WHO WITH HIS USUAL GENEROSITY TO WRITERS

MADE THE AUTHOR A PRESENT

OF THE GERM IDEA

OF THIS PLOT

Illustrations

  1. When Meldrum came in answer to her summons, he met the shock of his life … Frontispiece
  2. The quirt, wrong end to, danced up and down clutched in his flying fist 32
  3. "Then sit here, damn ye!" 70
  4. With a gesture wholly savage and feminine her firm arms crept about his neck and fastened there 314

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