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The Forest Runners

Joseph A. Altsheler

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .d arose and moaned among the oaks and beeches, a heavy, dark veil was drawn across the sky, and the forest melted into a black blur. Now Henry looked with all his eyes and listened with all his ears, because he knew that what the warriors wanted, the covering veil of the night, had come.

It was a very thick and black night, too, and that was against him and Paul, as the objects in the clearing were hidden almost as well now as anything in the forest. Hence he trusted more to ear than to eye. But he could yet hear nothing, save the wind stirring the leaves and the grass. Inside the little cabin it grew dark, too, but their trained eyes, becoming used to the gloom, were able to see each other well enough for all the needs of the defense.

Time passed slowly on, and to Paul every moment was tense and vivid. The darkness was far more suggestive of danger than the day had been. He took his eyes now and then from the loophole, for a moment, to glance at Henry'. . . Read More

Community Reviews

I continue to enjoy revisiting a favorite author of my childhood. One is always concerned when reading an old favorite is whether it will disappoint or hold well. Altsheler still holds up.

Historical fiction. Well told about natives versus the whites in the 1700’s in Kentucky area. Written in 1908, it shows quite a contrast between the way things were said back then vs. now. No gentle language back then, the “Indians” were just plain savages. Ouch! I will read more books by this autho

This was the longest short book I’ve ever read. It’s listed at just over 200 pages but I felt like I was reading this for days. I must have spent 12 hours on it. And it was never boring, even though the plot is kind of meandering.

There’s a big battle at the end that is basically the climax, but rea

Book two of the Young Trailers story. When I was in 6th grade, Miss Marilyn Strike (one of the best teachers I ever had) introduced the series to us. She read us the first and third volumes, but our library didn't have this volume. So it was a treat to read it years later. The character development

I read this first when I was eight and loved it intensely. I read and re-read the entire series many times as well as other Altsheler books. I wanted to live in those times and have those adventures. Great books!