North America was divided. The French and British battled over land and trade. Men judged and condemned others based on religion, race, and nationality. Yet, many brave individuals headed west in hopes of making their fortune in the fur trade. One such man was Paul L'Archevêque. Determined to succeed in the French fur trade, he abandoned the comforts of home for the wild frontier. His life was often interrupted by hardship and tragedy. Difficult sacrifices were made for the sake of survival. Still, Paul L'Archevêque remained a true frontiersman who led his life through his own daring and rugged individualism. L'Archevêque is a compelling novel based on a true story. Paul L'Archevêque was a real person and much of this book is based on real events from history.
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I was born in Baltimore, Maryland. I worked my entire career of almost 28 years for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, retiring in 2012 as a Supervisory Special Agent. I retired to Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, where I play golf every day. I also enjoy playing the trombone, bike riding, watching old movies, and listening predominantly to dead singers, mainly Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra. My favorite place on earth is the Highlands of Scotland where I enjoy links golf, mountain climbing, and visiting my Chisholm cousins. I have been married to my wife, Cindy, for 33 years and am proud of our two talented children, Ethan and Mary.