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Beware of the Wind and the Darkness

Jeanne Brummet

Beware of the Wind and the Darkness: A Journey Through the Heart of the Southwest

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Chaco Canyon, "Beware of the Wind and the Darkness" by Jeanne Brummet weaves a compelling tale of adventure, self-discovery, and the enduring bonds of family. Follow the journey of young Chad Jordan as he navigates the complexities of his heritage, grapples with loss, and learns what it means to belong.

A Compelling Coming-of-Age Story
At fourteen, Chad Jordan is thrust into a world of uncertainty and peril. His father's remarriage and the loss of his beloved mother force Chad to leave home and embark on a quest for identity and understanding. His journey through the rugged terrain of 19th century New Mexico brings him face to face with the ancient culture of the Navajo, where he seeks to find his place and reconnect with his roots.

Rich Historical Context
Brummet's meticulous research brings the historical and cultural setting to life. Readers will be transported to the majestic and mysterious Chaco Canyon, a place rich with history and spiritual significance. The novel delves into Navajo traditions, the significance of their kinship structures, and the powerful role of nature in their worldview.

Themes of Family and Identity
Chad's story is not just a physical journey but a profound emotional and spiritual one. As he encounters various challenges and meets a cast of unforgettable characters, Chad learns about resilience, courage, and the importance of understanding and embracing one's heritage. The strained relationship with his father, the wisdom of the Navajo elders, and the trials of the wilderness all contribute to his transformation.

For Fans of Historical Fiction and Westerns
"Beware of the Wind and the Darkness" is perfect for readers who enjoy historical fiction, Westerns, and stories that explore cultural identity. Brummet's vivid storytelling and rich character development make this novel an engaging and enlightening read.

Discover the Spirit of the Southwest
Immerse yourself in a tale that celebrates the beauty of the Southwest, the depth of human connections, and the timeless quest for identity and belonging. Join Chad Jordan as he discovers that sometimes, to find where you truly belong, you must first venture into the unknown.

Order your copy of "Beware of the Wind and the Darkness" today and embark on an unforgettable journey through history, culture, and the unyielding spirit of the American Southwest.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: May 16th, 2024
  • Pages: 150
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.32in - 0.46lb
  • EAN: 9798325874796
  • Categories: Mysteries & Detective Stories