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The Trail of the Axe

The Trail of the Axe

(1910)
A novel by

 
. Two westerns by Ridgwell Cullum are in this Kindle eBook: The Trail of the Axe and The Forfeit

The Trail of the Axe
Dave is a trusting soul and well-regarded by most in Malkern, where he runs the lumber mill. He is also a dear friend to Betty, who plans to marry Jim Truscott. But Jim returns from the Yukon a changed man. Betty isn't certain about marrying him any more, and she has developed feelings for Dave. This isn't just a complicated love triangle, however. This is a story filled with suspense, action and many twists.

The Forfeit
This tale is set on a Montana ranch and involves the leader of the "Lightfoot Rustlers" and a family feud. Cullum's novel was made into a film by the same name in 1919.

About The Author
British author Ridgwell Cullum, the pseudonym of Sidney Groves Burghard (1867 - 1943), wrote adventure novels generally set in America or Canada. His books include:
The Devil's Keg (US: The Story Of The Foss River Ranch) (1903)
The Hound From The North (1904)
In the Brooding Wild (1905)
The Night Riders (1906) - made into a film (1920)
The Watchers Of The Plains (1908)
The Compact (1909)
The Sheriff Of Dyke Hole (1909)
The Trail Of The Axe (1910) - made into a film (1922), featuring Dustin Farnum and George Fisher
The One-Way Trail (1911)
The Twins Of Suffering Creek (1912) - made into a film The Man Who Won (1923), directed by William A. Wellman and featuring Dustin Farnum, Jacqueline Gadsden and Lloyd Whitlock
The Golden Woman (1913)
The Way Of The Strong (1914) - made into a film (1919), directed by Edwin Carewe and featuring Anna Q. Nilsson, Joe King and Harry Northrup
The Law-Breakers (1914)
The Son Of His Father (1915) - made into a film (1917) directed by Victor Schertzinger and featuring Charles Ray, Vola Vale and Robert McKim
The Men Who Wrought (1916)
The Triumph Of John Kars (1917)
The Purchase Price (US: The Forfeit) (1917) - made into a film The Forfeit (1919), directed by Frank Powell and featuring House Peters, Sr.
The Law Of The Gun (1918)
The Heart Of Unaga (1920)
The Man In The Twilight (1922)
The Luck Of The Kid (1923)
The Saint Of The Speedway (1924)
The Riddle Of Three-Way Creek (1925)
The Candy Man (US: Child Of The North) (1926)
The Wolf Pack (1927)
The Mystery Of The Barren Lands (1928)
The Tiger Of Cloud River (1929)
The Treasure Of Big Waters (1930)
The Bull Moose (1931)
Sheets In The Wind (1932)
The Flaming Wildness (1934)
The Vampire Of N'Gobi (1935)
One Who Kills (1938)

 
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Paperback Editions

December 2015 : Paperback
Title: The Trail of the Axe
Author(s): Ridgwell Cullum
ISBN: 1-5229-2721-2 / 978-1-5229-2721-1
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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April 2015 : Paperback
Title: The Trail of the Axe
Author(s): Ridgwell Cullum
ISBN: 1-5117-0670-8 / 978-1-5117-0670-4
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Trail of the Axe; A Story of the Red Sand Valley
Author(s): Ridgwell Cullum
ISBN: 1-150-50676-8 / 978-1-150-50676-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: RareBooksClub.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

November 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Trail of the Axe: Classic Westerns
Author(s): Ridgwell Cullum
Publisher: American Cowboy Books
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