The Legend of The Grizzly Spirit by Charles L. Holcomb Jr. tells the tale of Matt Saxton, a young man from New York who travels across the country on the Oregon Trail, as he makes his way to Portland with a band of other Americans.
Matt has always been the kind of person who stands out in the crowd, as he is resourceful, smart, brace, and cunning.
Throughout the novel, Matt faces the conflict of growing up, as he is forced to understand what is right and wrong, while using his natural ability to protect others.
This western themed novel follows his adventures as he has run in with Indians, wild animals, and treacherous conditions of nature. As the narrative goes on the fable of Matt grows, as he tames a wild horse, saves the lives of multiple men, and charms four different ladies to fall in love with him. As we follow along the journey to achieve American Expansion, this epic novel binds together elements of historical fiction and romance. One-part tall tale, and one part legend, Holcomb’s book is sure to entertain.