Author Rick Revelle's latest novel, Algonquin Legacy, published by Crossfield Publishing, the last in his series of four Algonquin Quest novels, was published on August 11, 2021.
The series takes place on both sides of the St. Lawrence River Valley and the Great Lakes, and west to the Rocky Mountains, during the period of the 1320s to 1350s. It follows an Algonquin family unit, as they fight to survive in the harsh climate of warfare, survival from the elements, and the constant quest for food, in this pre-contact era. His readers are introduced to the Algonquin, Anishinaabe, Lakota, Mi´kmaq, Mohawk, and Lakȟóta languages as they are used in the vernacular. The previous three novels I Am Algonquin, Algonquin Spring and Algonquin Sunset were published by Dundurn Press.
About the Author
Rick Revelle is an Algonquin living north of Kingston, ON. He has written three books in a series called The Algonquin Quest Series. The books take place during the 1300’s pre-contact era. I use the Native languages in the vernacular. The books are I Am Algonquin (2013), Algonquin Spring (2015), and Algonquin Sunset (2017). They can be purchased at any book store or online though Amazon. The languages used in the books are as follows: I Am Algonquin – Algonquin; Algonquin Spring – Algonquin, Mi´kmaq, and Mohawk; Algonquin Sunset – Algonquin, Anishinaabe, Huron, Lakota, Mi´kmaq, and Mohawk. Each novel contains a glossary. The stories are about how an Algonquin family unit survives through the course of 18 years, trying to live in the harsh climate of seeking food and battling their enemies.
See Crossfield Publishing's author profile. http://crossfieldpublishing.ca/author-spotlight-rick-revelle/
Algonquin Legacy is now on sale at book stores and on amazon.
See book review by Susan Smith, August issue, 2021