The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas
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The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas

By Mayne Reid
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Table of Contents
  • Captain Mayne Reid
  • "The Headless Horseman"
  • "A Strange Tale of Texas"
    • Prologue.
    • Chapter One.
      • The Burnt Prairie.
    • The Burnt Prairie.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The Trail of the Lazo.
    • The Trail of the Lazo.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Prairie Finger-Post.
    • The Prairie Finger-Post.
    • Chapter Four.
      • The Black Norther.
    • The Black Norther.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Home of the Horse-Hunter.
    • The Home of the Horse-Hunter.
    • Chapter Six.
      • The Spotted Mustang.
    • The Spotted Mustang.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Nocturnal Annoyances.
    • Nocturnal Annoyances.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The Crawl of the Alacran.
    • The Crawl of the Alacran.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The Frontier Fort.
    • The Frontier Fort.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Casa Del Corvo.
    • Casa Del Corvo.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • An Unexpected Arrival.
    • An Unexpected Arrival.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Taming a Wild Mare.
    • Taming a Wild Mare.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • A Prairie Pic-Nic.
    • A Prairie Pic-Nic.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The Manada.
    • The Manada.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • The Runaway Overtaken.
    • The Runaway Overtaken.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Chased by Wild Stallions.
    • Chased by Wild Stallions.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Mustang Trap.
    • The Mustang Trap.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Jealousy upon the Trail.
    • Jealousy upon the Trail.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Whisky and Water.
    • Whisky and Water.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • An Unsafe Position.
    • An Unsafe Position.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A Duel within Doors.
    • A Duel within Doors.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • An Unknown Donor.
    • An Unknown Donor.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Vows of Vengeance.
    • Vows of Vengeance.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • On the Azotea.
    • On the Azotea.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • A Gift Ungiven.
    • A Gift Ungiven.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Still on the Azotea.
    • Still on the Azotea.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • I Love You!—I Love You!
    • I Love You!—I Love You!
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • A Pleasure Forbidden.
    • A Pleasure Forbidden.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • El Coyote at Home.
    • El Coyote at Home.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • A Sagittary Correspondence.
    • A Sagittary Correspondence.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • A Stream Cleverly Crossed.
    • A Stream Cleverly Crossed.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • Light and Shade.
    • Light and Shade.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • A Torturing Discovery.
    • A Torturing Discovery.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • A Chivalrous Dictation.
    • A Chivalrous Dictation.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • An Uncourteous Host.
    • An Uncourteous Host.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Three Travellers on the same Track.
    • Three Travellers on the same Track.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • A Man Missing.
    • A Man Missing.
    • Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • The Avengers.
    • The Avengers.
    • Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • The Pool of Blood.
    • The Pool of Blood.
    • Chapter Forty.
      • The Marked Bullet.
    • The Marked Bullet.
    • Chapter Forty One.
      • Cuatro Cavalleros.
    • Cuatro Cavalleros.
    • Chapter Forty Two.
      • Vultures on the Wing.
    • Vultures on the Wing.
    • Chapter Forty Three.
      • The Cup and the Jar.
    • The Cup and the Jar.
    • Chapter Forty Four.
      • A Quartette of Comanches.
    • A Quartette of Comanches.
    • Chapter Forty Five.
      • A Trail gone Blind.
    • A Trail gone Blind.
    • Chapter Forty Six.
      • A Secret Confided.
    • A Secret Confided.
    • Chapter Forty Seven.
      • An Intercepted Epistle.
    • An Intercepted Epistle.
    • Chapter Forty Eight.
      • Isidora.
    • Isidora.
    • Chapter Forty Nine.
      • The Lazo Unloosed.
    • The Lazo Unloosed.
    • Chapter Fifty.
      • A Conflict with Coyotes.
    • A Conflict with Coyotes.
    • Chapter Fifty One.
      • Twice Intoxicated.
    • Twice Intoxicated.
    • Chapter Fifty Two.
      • An Awakener.
    • An Awakener.
    • Chapter Fifty Three.
      • Just in Time.
    • Just in Time.
    • Chapter Fifty Four.
      • A Prairie Palanquin.
    • A Prairie Palanquin.
    • Chapter Fifty Five.
      • Un Dia de Novedades.
    • Un Dia de Novedades.
    • Chapter Fifty Six.
      • A Shot at the Devil.
    • A Shot at the Devil.
    • Chapter Fifty Seven.
      • Sounding the Signal.
    • Sounding the Signal.
    • Chapter Fifty Eight.
      • Recoiling from a Kiss.
    • Recoiling from a Kiss.
    • Chapter Fifty Nine.
      • Another who cannot rest.
    • Another who cannot rest.
    • Chapter Sixty.
      • A Fair Informer.
    • A Fair Informer.
    • Chapter Sixty One.
      • Angels on Earth.
    • Angels on Earth.
    • Chapter Sixty Two.
      • Waiting for the Cue.
    • Waiting for the Cue.
    • Chapter Sixty Three.
      • A Jury of Regulators.
    • A Jury of Regulators.
    • Chapter Sixty Four.
      • A Series of Interludes.
    • A Series of Interludes.
    • Chapter Sixty Five.
      • Still another Interlude.
    • Still another Interlude.
    • Chapter Sixty Six.
      • Chased by Comanches.
    • Chased by Comanches.
    • Chapter Sixty Seven.
      • Los Indios!
    • Los Indios!
    • Chapter Sixty Eight.
      • The Disappointed Campaigners.
    • The Disappointed Campaigners.
    • Chapter Sixty Nine.
      • Mystery and Mourning.
    • Mystery and Mourning.
    • Chapter Seventy.
      • Go, Zeb, and God Speed You!
    • Go, Zeb, and God Speed You!
    • Chapter Seventy One.
      • The Sorell Horse.
    • The Sorell Horse.
    • Chapter Seventy Two.
      • Zeb Stump on the Trail.
    • Zeb Stump on the Trail.
    • Chapter Seventy Three.
      • The Prairie Island.
    • The Prairie Island.
    • Chapter Seventy Four.
      • A Solitary Stalker.
    • A Solitary Stalker.
    • Chapter Seventy Five.
      • On the Trail.
    • On the Trail.
    • Chapter Seventy Six.
      • Lost in the Chalk.
    • Lost in the Chalk.
    • Chapter Seventy Seven.
      • Another Link.
    • Another Link.
    • Chapter Seventy Eight.
      • A Horse-Swop.
    • A Horse-Swop.
    • Chapter Seventy Nine.
      • An Untiring Tracker.
    • An Untiring Tracker.
    • Chapter Eighty.
      • A Doorway Well Watched.
    • A Doorway Well Watched.
    • Chapter Eighty One.
      • Heads Down—Heels Up!
    • Heads Down—Heels Up!
    • Chapter Eighty Two.
      • A Queer Parcel.
    • A Queer Parcel.
    • Chapter Eighty Three.
      • Limbs of the Law.
    • Limbs of the Law.
    • Chapter Eighty Four.
      • An Affectionate Nephew.
    • An Affectionate Nephew.
    • Chapter Eighty Five.
      • A Kind Cousin.
    • A Kind Cousin.
    • Chapter Eighty Six.
      • A Texan Court.
    • A Texan Court.
    • Chapter Eighty Seven.
      • A False Witness.
    • A False Witness.
    • Chapter Eighty Eight.
      • An Unwilling Witness.
    • An Unwilling Witness.
    • Chapter Eighty Nine.
      • The Confession of the Accused.
    • The Confession of the Accused.
    • Chapter Ninety.
      • A Court Quickly Cleared.
    • A Court Quickly Cleared.
    • Chapter Ninety One.
      • A Chase through a Thicket.
    • A Chase through a Thicket.
    • Chapter Ninety Two.
      • A Reluctant Return.
    • A Reluctant Return.
    • Chapter Ninety Three.
      • A Body Beheaded.
    • A Body Beheaded.
    • Chapter Ninety Four.
      • The Mystery Made Clear.
    • The Mystery Made Clear.
    • Chapter Ninety Five.
      • The Last Witness.
    • The Last Witness.
    • Chapter Ninety Six.
      • Stole Away!
    • Stole Away!
    • Chapter Ninety Seven.
      • The Chase of the Assassin.
    • The Chase of the Assassin.
    • Chapter Ninety Eight.
      • Not Dead yet.
    • Not Dead yet.
    • Chapter Ninety Nine.
      • Attempted Murder and Suicide.
    • Attempted Murder and Suicide.
    • Chapter One Hundred.
      • Joy.
    • Joy.
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