Cameron Alam was born in Buffalo, NY. She lives in eastern Ontario along the St. Lawrence Seaway with her soldier husband, two children, playful dog and alpha cat.
UPPER CANADA 1804
During her first bleak winter at the settlement of Baldoon, amidst staggering loss and hardship, fourteen year-old Flora MacCallum has a chance encounter with the son of a Chippewa chief. What begins by chance soon manifests into a furtive friendship. In his company, Flora's dark view of the new world undergoes a rebirth as she awakens to the truth of her own spirit. With the threat of discovery looming over every encounter, truth will come at a high price.
Set amid the privation of a struggling frontier settlement and a forested Chippewa camp, Anangokaa is the evocative coming-of-age story of a young woman who must determine what sacrifices she is willing to make for the life she desires to live.