UNLIMITED Audiobooks and eBooks

Over 40,000 books & works on all major devices

Get ALL YOU CAN for FREE for 30 days!

The Texan Star

Joseph A. Altsheler

Book Overview: 

This is the first story in the Texan series by Joseph Altsheler. The Texan Star outlines the great Texan struggle for freedom, following the adventures of the main character, Ned Fulton.

How does All You Can Books work?

All You Can Books gives you UNLIMITED access to over 40,000 Audiobooks, eBooks, and Foreign Language courses. Download as many audiobooks, ebooks, language audio courses, and language e-workbooks as you want during the FREE trial and it's all yours to keep even if you cancel during the FREE trial. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. You can try the service for FREE for 30 days then it's just $19.99 per month after that. So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. No restrictions.

Book Excerpt: 
. . .Sun. Beyond were ranges of mountains silvery in the moonlight. He walked to the edge of the pyramid and looked down. Four or five fires were burning now, and the single mandolin had grown to four. Several guitars were being plucked vigorously also, and the sound of the instruments joined with that of the singing voices was very musical and pleasant. These Mexicans seemed to be full of good nature, and so they were, with fire, food and music in plenty, but now that he had been their prisoner Ned never forgot how that dormant and Spanish strain of cruelty in their natures could flame high under the influence of passion. The dungeons of Spanish Mexico and of the new Mexico hid many dark stories, and he believed that he had read what lay behind the smiling mask of Santa Anna's face. He would suffer everything to keep out of Mexican hands.

He crept away from the edge of the pyramid, and chose a place near its center for his lofty camp. There was much vegetation growin. . . Read More

Community Reviews

I read this series of books when I was in the 7th grade & never forgot the name of each book, the name of the author, nor the name of the main characters in the book. They were like friends I carried with me the rest of my life. These books were on a reading list at school, which we got extra credit

This is the story of a young Texan who escapes from jail in Mexico City and is given the task of warning others of Santa Anna's plan to take his army north, ridding the area of US citizens who have moved in, settled on Mexican land and are refusing to pay taxes and to abide by Mexican law. It's an e

Easy fun read. Follow the adventures of a young man during the early stages of the Texas revolution. The history is quite accurate.