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Shadow Riders

Shadow Riders

  • Title: Shadow Riders
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  • ISBN : 9781554887248
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 256 pages


In 1874, after their father is wounded by hard men who have stolen a number of mares and Smokey, a prized stallion, sixteen year old Rob McCann and his adopted Native brother, Luke, ride frantically to Fort Ellice, Manitoba, in the vain expectation that the horse rustlers have stopped there Learning that a new force called the North West Mounted Police has come west, the In 1874, after their father is wounded by hard men who have stolen a number of mares and Smokey, a prized stallion, sixteen year old Rob McCann and his adopted Native brother, Luke, ride frantically to Fort Ellice, Manitoba, in the vain expectation that the horse rustlers have stopped there Learning that a new force called the North West Mounted Police has come west, the brothers continue south to locate them and ask for help.The NWMP commander, Colonel George French, desperately attempts to have the boys escorted home However, the brothers manage to tag along on the eight hundred mile march of NWMP men and wagons headed for Fort Whoop Up, in what will one day be Alberta, with the hope that they will catch up with the thieves.Besides the terrible life threatening hardships brought on by bad weather and brutal terrain, Rob worries about his mother and wounded father and fears he might even lose Luke and never find Smokey or the other horses


Author B.J Bayle

B.J Bayle s first children s novel, Mystery at Meander Lake, made Canadian Living s Recommended Reading List Her second book, Trail of Fire, was shortlisted for the Alberta Writing for Children Competition Perilous Passage, her novel about explorer David Thompson, is also available from Dundurn She lives in Cochrane, Alberta, near Calgary.




Shadow Riders Reviews (3)

  • Suspense, wit and history all mixed up with adventure is the only recipe you need for Shadow Riders by B.J Bayle Rob and Luke take readers on a ride wilder than a Bill Cody style rodeo This book should definitely be on your list, just so you can give it to a 12 16 year old boy who doesn t always lik [..]

  • In my opinion, this book fell way flat While the synopsis makes the novel sound exciting, it s really a long record of two boys and their trip to find their family s missing horses I d say that Luke and Rob spend 80% of their time traveling or doing another equally boring activity The story starts o [..]

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