Review: Don’t Let the Wind Catch You – Aaron Paul Lazar
For Gus LeGarde and his two friends, Elsbeth and Siegfried, life can’t get anything better than it is now. They come and go as they please, and can do just about anything they put their minds to. Granted, they’ve been known to get in trouble on occasion, thus paying the price later on for their indiscretions, but they can’t deny their love for adventure when the occasions call for it.
Stumbling upon what they believe to be an abandoned cabin one day, they children soon realize they’ve made a mistake. Someone definitely lives there, someone who seems to be more aware of his surroundings than they are. The shocking discovery soon piques their interest further. Why is a man living all alone in the wild? they wonder. Why stay away from civilization?
Delving into the secrets surrounding the hermit living in the cabin, the children stumble upon a secret as old as time. Determined to uncover the past, they’re soon presented with another dilemma. The spirit of a young Indian girl hovers in the vicinity. They’ve never come across such a phenomenon before, and at first, are afraid to believe in the supernatural. The more they uncover, the more questions they have about the situation at hand. If they’re to set all wrongs to right, they’ll need to place their trust in the spirit’s hands. A spirit that might just be the only link that will allow them to uncover the answers to the questions running through their minds.
A bittersweet coming-of-age story, Don’t Let The Wind Catch You is one of those stories that will definitely capture your attention as you dive into the lives of three precocious children who are determined to make the most of the world around them. They’ve stumbled upon an unexpected secret, one they hope to bring to the light once everything is said and done. Sadly, they don’t take into account that life sometimes gets in the way of what we think we must do, then and there. Never-the-less, they give things their all as they try to bring peace to this who need it. I honestly enjoyed this story, and look forward to reading more of Aaron’s work soon enough.
When twelve-year-old Gus LeGarde and his two best friends, Elsbeth and Siegfried, stumble on a hermit’s cabin in the woods in the summer of 1965, they’re unprepared for Tully, the crotchety old man who sticks his head out the window and threatens to shoot them. But more surprising is Tully’s best friend, a young Indian girl spirit, Penaki, who reveals herself to the children by forming patterns with butterflies, rattling tin cups, drawing on dusty mirrors, and flipping book pages.
Tully’s past is shrouded in mystery, and Gus can’t understand why his mother hates Tully so. Gus is drawn into an intriguing mystery that reveals long-hidden truths about his grandfather, with even deeper ties to the Ambuscade and the history of the Genesee Valley region. Will Gus’s findings rewrite the most brutal chapter in the history of Livingston County?
Available for purchase via the following retailers:
- Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Let-Wind-Catch-ebook/dp/B00ECNEOTE/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1376403785&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=Dont+let+the+wind+cath+you
- Barnes and Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dont-let-the-wind-catch-you-aaron-paul-lazar/1116333937?ean=2940148693291
About The Author:
Aaron Paul Lazar writes to soothe his soul. The author of three award-winning mystery series and more, Lazar enjoys the Genesee Valley countryside in upstate New York, where his characters embrace life, play with their dogs and grandkids, grow sumptuous gardens, and chase bad guys. Visit his website at lazarbooks.com and watch for his upcoming release from Twilight Times Books, SANCTUARY (2013).
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