River of Porcupines

River of Porcupines

First edition

Hardback (21 Dec 2018)

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Synopsis

"Fur trade employee Garth Cameron is charged with taking Ilona Baptiste--a lovely and much-desired Métis maiden who could become the catalyst for a bloody trade war between his own North-West Company and the more powerful Hudson's Bay Company--to a place of safety down-river from the Rocky Mountain House trading post. The journey is barely begun when the girl is shot, apparently by enemy Cree, then somehow rescued by the brutal H.B.C. woods boss Louis Savard, who has claimed her. Garth is accused of having abandoned her. Savard falls out with is own people and flees, taking Ilona with him and leading Garth on a pursuit through hostile, trackless wilderness, north along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Ilona must face the perils of Savard and his half-breed henchmen, Indian attacks, capture and escape and recapture, and, when Garth and Savard meet in battle near the mighty falls of the Kakwa (Porcupine) River, her worst of all possi

Book information

ISBN: 9781432838157
Publisher: Five Star, a part of Gale, a Cengage company
Imprint: Five Star
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 217
Weight: -1g
Height: 216mm
Width: 140mm