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Northern Reaches

Written by
Heather Pyrcz

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272 pages,
ISBN: 9780888876973
$20.00 CA

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About the Book The Northern Reaches, Book Two of the trilogy Tales of the Shining Mountains, opens with spring in the mountains and new cubs to the Keepers. SaMäel, the bears´ arch enemy, is still searching for Gaia´s Quintessence. So far the animals have foiled all his attempts to pry out of them its whereabouts. But the warrior angel is stepping up his game. What has happened to the spirits—Melancholia, Nagi and Engelmann—whom no one can reach? SaMäel has focused his efforts on Piotr, the youngest and most vulnerable bear. Grundel, The Keeper, thinking to get him out of harm´s way, sends Piotr north to the Yukon, only to discover, too late, that this is a dangerous place. The Klondike Gold Rush is at its height. Thousands of men are pouring into the region in a mad search for gold, indiscriminately hunting the animals for food and sport. Undeterred, SaMäel follows Piotr north. Will Piotr manage to fend off both the miners and SaMäel?

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About the Author Heather Pyrcz
Heather Pyrcz brings her experience as an elementary school teacher, university lecturer, and author of works on literary style to bear in this trilogy. She has four published books of poetry: Town Limits, Nights on Prospect Street, Viaticum, and Raven´s Illumination. Her poems have been danced, sung, displayed on Poetry on the Way, recorded on the National Gallery´s audio-guide, and commissioned by the CBC. Born in British Columbia, Heather has lived across Canada including Whitehorse, Edmonton, Churchill, Ottawa and Wolfville where she taught at Acadia University. Her love of the icefield area began on a geology field trip as an undergraduate and has been brewing ever since.

Also by the Author The Caves of Castleguard (2016)

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