Ronicky Doone

Max BRAND (1892 - 1944)

Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), is best known today for his western fiction. Faust was born in Seattle, Washington and at an early age moved with his parents to the San Joaquin Valley in California where he worked as a ranchhand. After a failed attempt to enlist in the Great War in 1917 and with the help of Mark Twain's sister he met Robert Hobart Davis, editor of All-Story Weekly and became a regular contributor writting under his most used pseudonym “Max Brand”. He wrote in many genres during his career and produced more than 300 western novels and stories. His most famous characters were Destry and Dr. Kildare, both of which were produced in film. Faust was killed in Italy in 1944 as a front line war correspondent at the age of 51. He is buried in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy.

Ronicky Doone (1926) is a hero of the west, respected by the law-abiding citizen and hated by bushwhacking bandits. Bill Gregg is a man in love, not about to be deflected from meeting his lady love for the first time, and willing to stand up to the living legend to reach her. This initial meeting leads to a friendship between the two and they travel east to New York City on the trail of the girl. When they find the girl, Caroline Smith, and she refuses to leave, Ronicky must discover the secret that holds her. They encounter the sinister John Mark and the beautiful Ruth Tolliver and are exposed to the horrors and vices of big city life as they attempt to rescue Caroline and find their way back to the mountain-desert of the west. (Summary by Rowdy Delaney)

Genre(s): Westerns

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Horse In Need Rowdy Delaney
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Play 02 Friendly Enemies Rowdy Delaney
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Play 03 At Stillwater Rowdy Delaney
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Play 04 His Victim's Trouble Rowdy Delaney
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Play 05 Macklin's Library Rowdy Delaney
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Play 06 The New York Trail Rowdy Delaney
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Play 07 The First Clue Rowdy Delaney
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Play 08 Two Apparitions Rowdy Delaney
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Play 09 A Bold Venture Rowdy Delaney
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Play 10 Mistaken Identity Rowdy Delaney
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Play 11 A Cross-Examination Rowdy Delaney
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Play 12 The Strange Bargain Rowdy Delaney
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Play 13 Doone Wins Rowdy Delaney
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Play 14 Her Little Joke Rowdy Delaney
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Play 15 The Girl Thief Rowdy Delaney
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Play 16 Disarminig Suspicion Rowdy Delaney
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Play 17 Old Scars Rowdy Delaney
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Play 18 The Spider's Web Rowdy Delaney
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Play 19 Stacked Cards Rowdy Delaney
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Play 20 Trapped! Rowdy Delaney
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Play 21 The Miracle Rowdy Delaney
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Play 22 Mark Makes A Move Rowdy Delaney
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Play 23 Caroline Takes Command Rowdy Delaney
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Play 24 The Ultimate Sacrifice Rowdy Delaney
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Play 25 Unhappy Freedom Rowdy Delaney
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Play 26 Hills And Sea Rowdy Delaney
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Play 27 The Last Stand Rowdy Delaney
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Play 28 Hope Deferred Rowdy Delaney
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