Highway Pirates; or, The Secret Place at Coverthorne
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Highway Pirates; or, The Secret Place at Coverthorne

By Harold Avery
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  • For half a minute or so it rocked and swayed against the sky-line.
  • HIGHWAY PIRATES
    • OR, THE SECRET PLACE AT COVERTHORNE
      • By
      • HAROLD AVERY
        • THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, LTD. LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK 1920
      • THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, LTD. LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK 1920
    • By
    • HAROLD AVERY
      • THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, LTD. LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK 1920
    • THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, LTD. LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK 1920
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • For half a minute or so it rocked and swayed against the sky-line . . . Frontispiece
        • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke
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      • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke
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    • For half a minute or so it rocked and swayed against the sky-line . . . Frontispiece
      • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke
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    • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke
    • Deserted
    • HIGHWAY PIRATES.
      • CHAPTER I.
        • A DAY OF TROUBLE.
      • A DAY OF TROUBLE.
      • CHAPTER II.
        • THE KNOCKING ON THE WALL.
      • THE KNOCKING ON THE WALL.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • MEN IN HIDING.
        • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke.
      • MEN IN HIDING.
      • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke.
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • THE SINGING GHOST.
      • THE SINGING GHOST.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • NICHOLAS COVERTHORNE SHOWS HIS HAND.
      • NICHOLAS COVERTHORNE SHOWS HIS HAND.
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • A MAD PRANK.
      • A MAD PRANK.
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • TRIED AND SENTENCED.
      • TRIED AND SENTENCED.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • MY JOURNEY BEGINS.
      • MY JOURNEY BEGINS.
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • THE RISING.
      • THE RISING.
      • CHAPTER X.
        • HIGHWAY PIRATES.
      • HIGHWAY PIRATES.
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • THE LAST OF THE "TRUE BLUE."
      • THE LAST OF THE "TRUE BLUE."
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • WITHIN THE CAVERN.
      • WITHIN THE CAVERN.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
        • THE BRANDY KEGS.
        • Deserted.
      • THE BRANDY KEGS.
      • Deserted.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
        • ABANDONED.
      • ABANDONED.
      • CHAPTER XV.
        • IN DESPERATE STRAITS.
      • IN DESPERATE STRAITS.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
        • THE SUBTERRANEAN TUNNEL.
      • THE SUBTERRANEAN TUNNEL.
      • CHAPTER XVII.
        • DAYLIGHT AT LAST.
      • DAYLIGHT AT LAST.
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
        • A FURTHER FIND.
      • A FURTHER FIND.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
        • BROUGHT TO BAY.
      • BROUGHT TO BAY.
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        • A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
      • A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
      • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • OUR ISLAND STORY.
        • A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
      • A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
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      • ENGLISH LITERATURE.
        • FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
      • FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • A DAY OF TROUBLE.
    • A DAY OF TROUBLE.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE KNOCKING ON THE WALL.
    • THE KNOCKING ON THE WALL.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • MEN IN HIDING.
      • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke.
    • MEN IN HIDING.
    • There was a funny twinkle in his eyes as he spoke.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE SINGING GHOST.
    • THE SINGING GHOST.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • NICHOLAS COVERTHORNE SHOWS HIS HAND.
    • NICHOLAS COVERTHORNE SHOWS HIS HAND.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • A MAD PRANK.
    • A MAD PRANK.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • TRIED AND SENTENCED.
    • TRIED AND SENTENCED.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • MY JOURNEY BEGINS.
    • MY JOURNEY BEGINS.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE RISING.
    • THE RISING.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • HIGHWAY PIRATES.
    • HIGHWAY PIRATES.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • THE LAST OF THE "TRUE BLUE."
    • THE LAST OF THE "TRUE BLUE."
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • WITHIN THE CAVERN.
    • WITHIN THE CAVERN.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • THE BRANDY KEGS.
      • Deserted.
    • THE BRANDY KEGS.
    • Deserted.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • ABANDONED.
    • ABANDONED.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • IN DESPERATE STRAITS.
    • IN DESPERATE STRAITS.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • THE SUBTERRANEAN TUNNEL.
    • THE SUBTERRANEAN TUNNEL.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • DAYLIGHT AT LAST.
    • DAYLIGHT AT LAST.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • A FURTHER FIND.
    • A FURTHER FIND.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • BROUGHT TO BAY.
    • BROUGHT TO BAY.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • A COMPANION VOLUME TO "THE BETTY BOOK."
    • A COMPANION VOLUME TO "THE BETTY BOOK."
    • THE PATSY BOOK. BY ANNE ANDERSON.
    • THINKING IT OUT. BY A. WILLIAMS.
    • CANTERBURY PUZZLES. BY H. E. DUDENEY.
    • SCIENTIFIC AMUSEMENTS. BY PROF. C. G. KNOTT.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • NEW STORY BOOKS FOR BOYS.
    • THE YOUNG LION HUNTER.
    • KEN WARD IN THE JUNGLE.
    • MIDSHIPMAN REX CAREW, V.C.
    • SCOUTS FOR SERBIA.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • NEW STORY BOOKS FOR GIRLS.
    • CHRISTAL'S ADVENTURE.
    • FOR CHILDREN.
    • SMUGGLERS' ISLAND.
    • NAN AND KEN. BY MISS MAY WYNNE.
    • THE CHILDREN'S STORY OF THE WAR.
      • Vols. I. to X. ready.
    • Vols. I. to X. ready.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • NELSON'S ANNUALS.
    • THE CHUMMY BOOK.
    • THE JOLLY BOOK.
    • THE CHILDREN'S TREASURY.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • A MAGNIFICENT COLOUR VOLUME.
    • THE STORY
    • NATURAL HISTORY.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN.
      • "MY FIRST BOOK" SERIES.
    • FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN.
    • "MY FIRST BOOK" SERIES.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • THE HOBBY BOOKS.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • "HOW IT WORKS" SERIES.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • THE FAVOURITE SERIES FOR BOYS.
    • THE FAVOURITE SERIES FOR BOYS.
    • R. M. BALLANTYNE'S BOOKS.
      • Illustrated in Colour.
      • R. M. BALLANTYNE SERIES.
    • Illustrated in Colour.
    • R. M. BALLANTYNE SERIES.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • W. H. G. KINGSTON.
      • EVER POPULAR BOOKS FOR BOYS.
      • Illustrated in Colour.
    • W. H. G. KINGSTON.
    • EVER POPULAR BOOKS FOR BOYS.
    • Illustrated in Colour.
    • T. NELSON & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • THE "GOLDEN RIVER" SERIES.
    • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • ROMANCE OF REALITY.
    • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • "ROMANCE OF EMPIRE" SERIES.
      • EDITED BY JOHN LANG.
      • 6s. net per volume.
    • EDITED BY JOHN LANG.
    • 6s. net per volume.
    • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
      • H. E. MARSHALL'S BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.
    • H. E. MARSHALL'S BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.
    • OUR EMPIRE STORY.
      • A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • OUR ISLAND STORY.
      • A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • T. C. & E. C. JACK, LTD., PUBLISHERS.
    • ENGLISH LITERATURE.
      • FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
    • FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
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