By Robert Downes
The nice love of Blue Heron and purple undergo maintain an Ojibwe extended family because it struggles to outlive struggle, famine, and the arrival of international explorers bearing lethal diseases.
The blood feud among rival warriors over the affection of Ashagi, a strong-willed girl of significant attractiveness and larger selection threads via this tale of 1 Ojibwe extended family at the cusp of significant swap. a tender girl from a calm village, Ashagi (Blue Heron) is kidnapped in a raid performed by means of the Sioux, the ancestral enemies of her extended family, and made a concubine of a fats, slovenly leader who already has better halves. while she is rescued by means of Misko (Red Bear), an Ojibwe formative years, the 2 fall in love and a lifelong bond is shaped. yet Nika, Misko’s rival, calls for that Misko quit Ashagi to switch his brother who used to be killed in the course of a raid concerning the younger warriors’ clans. As Nika’s satisfaction and obsession with Ashagi eats away at his sanity, larger possibility for the full Ojibwe lifestyle creeps ever closer.
Warfare, vengeance, supernatural monsters, and unusual spirits all claw on the edges of this love triangle, however the energy of the extended family and the affection of relations and culture is helping maintain a tradition at the verge of harrowing occasions. starting in 1588 and spanning twenty-five years, WINDIGO MOON encompasses warring tribes of the higher nice Lakes, the onset of the Little Ice Age of the 1600s, the ailments brought through international explorers, and, constantly and eternally, the nice love of Blue Heron and pink Bear.
Meticulously researched and fantastically written, WINDIGO MOON will entice fanatics of Kathleen O’Neal equipment and W. Michael equipment, Jean Auel, Alexander Thom, Anna Lee Waldo, and different most sensible authors of historic fiction.