Blood Brothers in Louisbourg by Philip Roy is a young adult historical fiction novel that features two male characters. Fifteen year old student Jacques is travelling to Louisbourg with his military-minded father. Jacques wants nothing more than to read Voltaire and play his music. His officer father wants Jacques to become a man and a soldier fighting for the French in Cape Breton's military fortress. The other main character is a Mi'kmaw youth named Two-feathers. This odd name represents the heritage of his Mi'kmaw mother and French military father.