By Andrew Joyce
Genre: Historical Fiction/Action Adventure
It is 1896 in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The largest gold strike in the annals of human history has just been made; however, word of the discovery will not reach the outside world for another year.
By happenstance, a fifty-nine- year-old Huck Finn and his lady friend, Molly Lee, are on hand, but they are not interested in gold. They have come to that neck of the woods seeking adventure.
Someone should have warned them, “Be careful what you wish for.”
When disaster strikes, they volunteer to save the day by making an arduous six hundred mile journey by dog sled in the depths of a Yukon winter. They race against time, nature, and man.
With the temperature hovering around seventy degrees below zero, they must fight every day if they are to live to see the next.
On the frozen trail, they are put upon by murderers, hungry wolves, and hostile Indians, but those adversaries have nothing over the weather. At seventy below, your spit freezes a foot from your face. Your cheeks burn—your skin turns purple and black as it dies from the cold. You are in constant danger of losing fingers and toes to frostbite.
It is into this world that Huck and Molly race.
They cannot stop. They cannot turn back. They can only go on. Lives hang in the balance—including theirs.
Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure is awesome! I was honestly shocked how I was pulled into Huck and Molly's story. Usually, historical fiction books don't do that to me. This book was filled with intensity, giggles, and action. I also was surprised to find that this book is apart of a series when I looked at it on Goodreads. It's a perfect stand-alone book, sometimes stand-alone books can leave you hanging, but this one sure didn't!
Huck Finn's character is pretty rad. I mean this guy really wants to accomplish so many adventures before he's not able to anymore. Huck and Molly's relationship was just the right amount of reality and cuteness. I really loved at the beginning of the book when Molly thinks she knows what Huck is gonna do and that he is gonna leave her behind, but then totally surprises her and the reader.
Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure is a great adventure and historical fiction! I would recommend it to anyone who wants an exciting fiction novel! I give Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure five stars!
Andrew Joyce left high school at seventeen to hitchhike throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. He wouldn’t return from his journey until decades later when he decided to become a writer. Joyce has written four books, including a two-volume collection of one hundred and forty short stories comprised of his hitching adventures called BEDTIME STORIES FOR GROWN-UPS (as yet unpublished), and his latest novel, RESOLUTION. He now lives aboard a boat in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with his dog, Danny, where he is busy working on his next book, YELLOW HAIR.