He strode through the shadowed thickets of the early American frontier, and into legend. Born to the forest, he cast his lot with the Senecas who raised him, and their British allies. His enemies would fear his name: Simon Girty. More
He strode through the shadowed thickets of the early American frontier, and into legend. Born to the forest, he cast his lot with the Senecas who raised him, and their British allies. His enemies would fear his name: Simon Girty.
Dr. Randy Eickhoff has an ear for language, an eye for period detail, and extensive knowledge of Native cultures. The Renegade transports the reader to the tumultuous years of America's early frontier.
-Lucia St Clair Robson—Bestselling author of Last Train from Cuernavaca
Seasoned novelist Randy Lee Eickhoff skillfully blends accurate history and fiction with philosophical and theological knowledge. Echoes of Faust resound throughout. Who will claim Nightwind’s soul? Read this not to answer that question but for the clear picture of a fascinating and under portrayed period in the history of America, Great Britain, and Native Americans,
-Judy Alter—Bestselling author of Jesse
Randy Eickhoff is one of our best historical novelists, and The Renegade lives up to his high standards as a storyteller, stylist, and student of the harsh and sometimes brutal life on the American frontier. This is a riveting, powerful,
and memorable work. Don't miss it.
-William Martin, New York Times Bestselling Author of Cape Cod and The Lincoln Letter
With this relentlessly gritty page turner, Randy Eickoff proves he belongs among the ranks of the great novelists of the American frontier. Laced with political intrigue and spiritual mystery, The Renegade takes the reader on a wild journey from the back alleys of old Philadelphia to the long houses of the Senecas. His characters virtually reach out from the page and grab you!
-Mike Blakely, best-selling author of Comanche Moon and Moon Medicine
An extraordinary story that rings of truth, and it rings beautifully. The Renegade is a painting of early America, when the first white men in this country wove a tapestry of the wild land, their own ways, and Indian ways into a uniquely American life. A pure treasure.
-Win Blevins, Bestselling author of the Author of the Rendezvous Series, Darkness Rolling, and Stone Song
The language of The Renegade is staggering in its beauty. In the hands of this master, Randy Lee Eickhoff, the story of the earliest time of white people in our land floats like a mist above the people, the animals, and a mysterious world. A timeless story of solid friendships and those that waver yet still live in our hearts. The story is in time, of time, and timeless.
-Meredith Blevins – author of Darkness Rolling
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