Lightfinder is a Young Adult fantasy novel about Aisling, a young Cree woman who sets out into the wilderness with her Kokum (grandmother), Aunty and two young men she barely knows. They have to find and rescue her runaway younger brother, Eric. Along the way she learns that the legends of her people might be real and that she has a growing power of her own. The story follows the paths of Aisling and Eric, siblings unwittingly thrust into a millennia-old struggle for the future of life on earth. It deals with growing up, love and loss, and the choices life puts in our path.

Set in the Alberta landscape with references to real-world challenges faced by youth today, Lightfinder has proven to be a hit with young adults and adults alike. Lightfinder spent over 60 days on Amazon’s Top 100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy novels in 2014.”

About the Author

Aaron Paquette

At the age of three, Aaron Paquette was terrified and enchanted by his Mother’s impersonation of Gollum while reading The Hobbit. It was then that he knew he wanted to tell stories. As an artist, his work has gone around the world. As a speaker he is in great demand for his powerful messages. Lightfinder was his first novel. Aaron currently serves on the Edmonton City council and lives in Edmonton with his wife and children.



Winner of the 2015 Burt Award for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Literature! Published June 2014.

Weight 480 g
Dimensions 23 × 15 × 2 cm


ISBN-13 9780986874079

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