Treachery in the wilderness / Victor Rousseau.

By: Rousseau, Victor, 1879-1960 [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, Linford, 2019Edition: Large print editionDescription: 376 pages (large print) ; 19 cmISBN: 9781444840490; 1444840495Subject(s): Railroad engineers -- Fiction | Murder -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories. | Large type books. Summary: Joe Bostock and his chief engineer Will Carruthers are engaged on building a railway line in the wilds of Manitoba that will open up rich wheat lands for settlers - but the Big Muskeg swamp seems likely to ruin the construction scheme. When an unseen assailant treacherously picks Joe off with a rifle, Will, although wounded himself, vows to complete the railroad and bring his friend's murderer to justice. But he is hampered and his life threatened at every turn by a crooked syndicate led by a rival contractor...
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Joe Bostock and his chief engineer Will Carruthers are engaged on building a railway line in the wilds of Manitoba that will open up rich wheat lands for settlers - but the Big Muskeg swamp seems likely to ruin the construction scheme. When an unseen assailant treacherously picks Joe off with a rifle, Will, although wounded himself, vows to complete the railroad and bring his friend's murderer to justice. But he is hampered and his life threatened at every turn by a crooked syndicate led by a rival contractor...

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