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The Rifle Rangers
by Mayne Reid
1899. Also known as Adventures in Southern Mexico. A thrilling story of daring adventure and hairbreadth escapes during the Mexican War. Reid devoted part of his life to writing adventure stories for young boys, which incorporated much information on natural history. The Rifle Rangers is included in those works.
Paperback, 440 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1850)
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"Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.More about Mayne Reid...