The Last Crossing: A Novel

The Last Crossing: A Novel

Guy Vanderhaeghe


The final Crossing is a sweeping story of breathtaking quests, adventurous detours, and hard-won redemption. Englishmen Charles and Addington Gaunt are ordered by way of their tyrannical industrialist father to discover their brother Simon, who has long past lacking within the wilds of the yank West. Charles, a upset artist, and Addington, a disgraced army captain, trigger to distant fortress Benton at the fringe of the Montana frontier. The brothers lease the enigmatic Jerry Potts, a part Blackfoot, part Scot consultant, to steer them North, the place Simon was once final noticeable. Addington takes command of the challenge, purchasing adequate provisions to fill wagons, and hires sycophantic journalist Caleb Ayto to list the adventure for posterity. because the social gathering heads out, it grows to incorporate the fiery Lucy Stoveall, Civil battle veteran Custis Straw, and saloonkeeper Aloysius Dooley. This not likely posse turns into entangled in an unfolding drama that forces each of them to confront own demons. informed from alternating issues of view with bright flashbacks, The final Crossing is a unique of ruggedness and salvation, an epic masterpiece set in a time whilst worlds collided, have been destroyed, and have been outfitted anew.

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