By Michael Zimmer

A exciting story of métis buffalo hunts, a long-lost daughter, and a macabre secret.

Big John McTavish has been looking and buying and selling one of the métis buffalo hunters of the crimson River Valley for greater than thirty years. He’s a relied on member of the half-breed kingdom, and a pacesetter of the mixed-bloods’ twice-yearly buffalo hunts. besides the fact that, whilst he returns to the settlements within the fall of 1832 with a mountain guy he’s rescued from a Chippewa conflict occasion, he has no approach of figuring out the chain of occasions the outsider is ready to unharness at the unsuspecting hunters, or the type of destruction that would stick to them onto the buffalo levels that border the lonely Missouri River.

Before the hunters go back to their houses alongside the river, massive John will research the macabre mystery that has introduced the trapper from the a ways reaches of the Rocky Mountains. he'll find a daughter he concept he’d misplaced ceaselessly, and relive the horror that took her away. And the métis will come to gain that in the event that they are to outlive as an self sufficient kingdom, they need to perpetually unfastened themselves of the effect not just of the robust Hudson Bay corporation, but additionally of the fellow they've got seen as their buddy for greater than 1 / 4 of a century.

Beneath a Hunter’s Moon is a singular of honor and treason, love and betrayal, yet generally it's a tale a couple of proud and lovely people—the métis of the purple River Valley.

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