When January Fournier arrives at the Foothills Hospital in
Calgary, her brother Grey is barely clinging to life in intensive
care after a horrible motorcycle crash. She''s devastated--but
things get worse when the police accuse Grey of a string of bike
thefts, claims he''s in no condition to dispute.
Jan decides she''s the only person who can uncover the truth and
sets out to find the real thief. Soon, however, she finds her
efforts blocked by a police officer who''s determined to see Grey
convicted. In pursuit of the truth Jan has to pilot her own bike
through the twisting switchbacks of Kananaskis County, with both
her fate and that of her brother hanging on the edge of
Lightning Rider is the story of a young Métis woman''s
determination to see her brother vindicated--whatever the cost.
[Fry Reading Level - 4.9]