People of the Earth

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 146681778X
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Set five thousand years ago and ranging through what is now Montana, Wyoming, northern Colorado, and Utah, People of the Earth follows the migration of the Uto-Aztecan people south out of Canada. It is the unforgettable tale of a woman torn between two peoples and two dreams, of the two men who love her and the third who must have her, and of the vision given to the peoples long ago by the spirit of the wolf. New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in this and other volumes in the magnicent North America's Forgotten Past series. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Vikings in North America

Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466892471
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With VIKINGS IN NORTH AMERICA, W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear, renowned archaeologists and bestselling authors of America's Forgotten Past series, discuss the fascinating myths that compelled the first Norse explorers to brave the oceans to reach North American shores. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

People of the Sea

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0765364484
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Thousands of years ago, small hunting bands crossed the fragile land bridge linking the Eurasian continent to the Americas and discovered a land untouched by humankind. Over the centuries that followed, their descendents spread throughout this land. Bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in this magnificent, multi-volume saga. Twelve thousand years ago, the glaciers of the Sierra Nevada were melting, destroying the habitat of the mastodons and creating the rich land that would become California. The coastal people struggled to understand the changing world around them, but their seer, Sunchaser, had lost his way to the Spirit World. Would his people remain loyal to Sunchaser even as they saw their way of life disappearing like the glaciers, or would they follow a rival seer?

People of the River

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0765364492
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All the Gears' previous titles in the First North American series have been national bestsellers. Now, People of the River is finally available in mass-market. This gripping saga tells of the Mound Builders of the Mississippi Valley. In a time of many troubles, a warchief and his people have lost all hope. But hope is revived with a young girl learning to Dream of Power.

People of the Wolf

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780765364456
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Thousands of years ago, small hunting bands crossed the fragile land bridge linking the Eurasian continent to the Americas and discovered a land untouched by humankind. Over the centuries that followed, their descendents spread throughout this land. Bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in this magnificent, multi-volume saga. In the dawn of history, a valiant people forged a path from an old world into a new one through what is now Alaska and the Canadian Northwest Territories. Led by a dreamer who followed the spirit of the wolf, a handful of courageous men and women dared to cross the frozen wastes to find an untouched, unspoiled continent.

Big Horn Legacy

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1466824077
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It is 1850 in St. Louis, and Abriel Catton receives the last will and testament of his father, Web catton, an enigmatic mountain man. Among the papers are instructions the Ab must reassemble his family: brother and sisters he can barely remember, that separated after the death of his mother. Together they will search for Will Catton's legacy, all the while pursued by Braxton Bragg and his desire for revenge and gold. Also in pursuit of the Cattons is General Cavaignac. Fresh from fighting in Algeria, and now struggling for control of France, Cavaignac has heard rumors that the legacy of France is hidden somewhere in the American West. the skeins of Catton involvement are spun through L'Overture's revolt in the Dominican Republic, to Algeria, and now Cavaignac's agent Leander Sentor, is narrowing his pursuit on Arabella, Ab's sister, and the rest of the Cattons. Sentor will not rest until he recovers the legacy of France for his General, and repays Arabella for meddling in French affairs. The race is on as the Cattons seeks to outmaneuver their pursuers and locate Web Catton's legacy. But first, the Cattons must renew the bonds of a family shattered by time and distance. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

People of the Weeping Eye

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1466815647
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People called Old White the "Seeker," a man never long with any people or place. For years he had wandered, leaving a trail of war, wonder, and broken love in his wake. Now he is headed home, called back by visions of chaos, blood, and fire. But there is more to the Seeker than most know. He is a man driven by a secret so terrible it may topple the greatest city in North America. When the far-off Katsinas told Old White it was time to go home, he had no idea that his journey would take him to the head of the Mississippi, where he would encounter the mystical Two Petals--a youngsoul woman obsessed with Spirit Power, who lives life backwards. But before Two Petals can find her way out of the future, Old White must heal the rift in her tortured soul. To do so, he will need the help of Trader, a loner consumed by his own dark past. People of the Weeping Eye is an epic set against the might and majesty of the great Mississippian Chiefdoms. New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear have breathed new life into North America's Forgotten Past with a sweeping saga that will forever change your appreciation of our country. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Warriors of Spider

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101666951
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The groundbreaking novel that launched Gear's sci-fi career, this 20th anniversary edition introduces readers to the thrilling Spider trilogy The Directorate was run by the powerful few—genetically-altered humans permanently linked with the GI-net, the massive computer network that contained everything there was to know about the planets and space stations claimed by humankind. For centuries, the Directorate had ruled over countless star systems, its authority absolute and unquestioned. But now stirrings of rebellion were being felt in the far-flung commercial empire. And at this crucial time, the Directorate had discovered a planet out beyond its farthest reaches, a place known only as World, where the descendants of humans stranded long ago by a starship crash had survived by becoming a race of warriors, a race led by its Prophets, men with the ability to see the many possible pathways of the future. Men who had already foreseen the coming of the Directorate’s Patrol ship Bullet—and were preparing their warriors for this first contact in which even one wrong choice could destroy both World and empire....

Moon Hunt

Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1466874600
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Moon Hunt is the third epic tale in the Morning Star series by New York Times bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear. Against the intricate majesty that was America’s greatest pre-Columbian city, the Gears have once again woven the latest archaeological data into a painstakingly accurate reconstruction of Cahokia and provide a rare look into the mystical underpinnings of Native American culture. What happens when your god goes missing? The lord god of Cahokia has been spirited away to the Underworld and the empire teeters on the brink of disaster as clans fight for control. Night Shadow Star, the god’s human sister, and Fire Cat, her warrior bodyguard, are the only two people who can bring him back. They descend into the Sacred Cave where monsters dwell, willing to sacrifice themselves to save their kingdom. What they find makes them question if that sacrifice is worth it. The Morning Star Trilogy #1 People of the Morning Star #2 Sun Born #3 Moon Hunt At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Lines Drawn Upon the Water

Author: Karl S. Hele
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 1554580048
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Proceedings of a conference held at University of Western Ontario, London, Ont., Feb. 11-12, 2005.