Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California

G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902)

When young Frank is falsely accused of a crime, he leaves England to seek adventure in America. He joins a wagon train heading west to the California gold fields, but as he is soon to find out, the West is more than just adventure! Braving Indians, wolves, and other dangers, Frank is determined to strike it rich - and perhaps someday clear his name and return home. - Summary by Rachel

Genre(s): Historical Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Westminster! Westminster! Rachel
00:23:21
Play 02 A Cold Swim Rachel
00:24:40
Play 03 A Crippled Boy Rachel
00:22:04
Play 04 An Adopted Child Rachel
00:23:09
Play 05 A Terrible Accusation Rachel
00:23:49
Play 06 At New Orleans Rachel
00:20:32
Play 07 On the Mississippi Rachel
00:28:40
Play 08 Starting for the West Rachel
00:38:57
Play 09 On the Plains Rachel
00:27:54
Play 10 A Buffalo Story Rachel
00:17:57
Play 11 How Dick Lost His Scalp Rachel
00:28:00
Play 12 The Attack on the Caravan Rachel
00:25:02
Play 13 At the Gold-Fields Rachel
00:21:47
Play 14 Captain Bayley Rachel
00:23:07
Play 15 The Missing Heir Rachel
00:22:07
Play 16 John Holl, Dust Contractor Rachel
00:25:19
Play 17 The Lonely Diggers Rachel
00:29:47
Play 18 A Dream Verified Rachel
00:26:08
Play 19 Striking it Rich Rachel
00:24:37
Play 20 A Message from Abroad Rachel
00:26:42
Play 21 Happy Meetings Rachel
00:20:23
Play 22 Cleared at Last Rachel
00:18:09