The Highwayman's Footsteps
  • Published:
    Oct-2007 (Hardcover)
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    Print / Audio
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    12 & up
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"I felt cold metal on the side of my skull before I heard the voice. I knew at once what it was. A pistol. Resting on the bone just behind my ear. The favorite place for murderers, robbers, highwaymen -- because, by angling the pistol slightly inward, they could be sure to blow a man's brains out before he might have time to scream."

Inspired by "The Highwayman," the famous poem by Alfred Noyes, this dramatic and moving historical adventure is set on the stark, ghostly moors that seem as menacing as the pursuing redcoats. A thrilling adventure featuring a feisty heroine, a rebellious young man, and a galloping, heart-clutching story.
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