Bloodroot Daniel V. Meier Jr

Bloodroot

Author: Daniel V. Meier Jr
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Book Title
Bloodroot
Author
Daniel V. Meier Jr
ISBN
9781952782046
A gripping account of survival in America's earliest settlement, Jamestown, Virginia.Virginia, 1622. Powhatan warriors prepare war plant from the sacred juice of the bloodroot plant, but Nehiegh, The English son-in-law of Chief Ochawintan has sworn never to kill again. He must leave before the massacre.England 1609. Matthew did not trust his friend, Richard's stories of Paradise in the Jamestown settlement, but nothing could have equipped him for the violence and privation that awaited him in this savage land. Once ashore in the fledging settlement, Matthew experiences the unimaginable beauty of this pristine land and learns the meaning of hope, but it all turns into a nightmare as gold mania infests the community and Indians become an increasing threat. The nightmare only gets worse as the harsh winter brings on "the starving time" and all the grizzly horrors of a desperate and dying community that come with it. Driven to the depths of despair by the guilt of his sins against Richard and his lust for that man's wife, Matthew seeks death.In that moment of crisis, when he chooses death over a life of depravity, he unexpectedly finds new life among his sworn enemy, the Powhatan Indians. What will this new life mean for Matthew, and will he survive?Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Daniel V. Meier JrPublisher: Bqb PublishingPublished: 08/01/2021ISBN: 9781952782046Pages: 376Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 9.05h x 6.08w x 0.75dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001PW Booklife Reviews 07/19/2021
A gripping account of survival in America's earliest settlement, Jamestown, Virginia.Virginia, 1622. Powhatan warriors prepare war plant from the sacred juice of the bloodroot plant, but Nehiegh, The English son-in-law of Chief Ochawintan has sworn never to kill again. He must leave before the massacre.England 1609. Matthew did not trust his friend, Richard's stories of Paradise in the Jamestown settlement, but nothing could have equipped him for the violence and privation that awaited him in this savage land. Once ashore in the fledging settlement, Matthew experiences the unimaginable beauty of this pristine land and learns the meaning of hope, but it all turns into a nightmare as gold mania infests the community and Indians become an increasing threat. The nightmare only gets worse as the harsh winter brings on "the starving time" and all the grizzly horrors of a desperate and dying community that come with it. Driven to the depths of despair by the guilt of his sins against Richard and his lust for that man's wife, Matthew seeks death.In that moment of crisis, when he chooses death over a life of depravity, he unexpectedly finds new life among his sworn enemy, the Powhatan Indians. What will this new life mean for Matthew, and will he survive?

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Daniel V. Meier Jr
Publisher: Bqb Publishing
Published: 08/01/2021
ISBN: 9781952782046
Pages: 376
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.05h x 6.08w x 0.75d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
PW Booklife Reviews 07/19/2021
A gripping account of survival in America's earliest settlement, Jamestown, Virginia.Virginia, 1622. Powhatan warriors prepare war plant from the sacred juice of the bloodroot plant, but Nehiegh, The English son-in-law of Chief Ochawintan has sworn never to kill again. He must leave before the massacre.England 1609. Matthew did not trust his friend, Richard's stories of Paradise in the Jamestown settlement, but nothing could have equipped him for the violence and privation that awaited him in this savage land. Once ashore in the fledging settlement, Matthew experiences the unimaginable beauty of this pristine land and learns the meaning of hope, but it all turns into a nightmare as gold mania infests the community and Indians become an increasing threat. The nightmare only gets worse as the harsh winter brings on "the starving time" and all the grizzly horrors of a desperate and dying community that come with it. Driven to the depths of despair by the guilt of his sins against Richard and his lust for that man's wife, Matthew seeks death.In that moment of crisis, when he chooses death over a life of depravity, he unexpectedly finds new life among his sworn enemy, the Powhatan Indians. What will this new life mean for Matthew, and will he survive?

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Daniel V. Meier Jr
Publisher: Bqb Publishing
Published: 08/01/2021
ISBN: 9781952782046
Pages: 376
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.05h x 6.08w x 0.75d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
PW Booklife Reviews 07/19/2021