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Moon Hunt
Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 0765380595
Pages: 416
Year: 2017-11-21
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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
Sun Born
Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466874724
Pages: 448
Year: 2016-10-18
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An old enemy has returned to Cahokia with vengeance in his heart. Will the empire’s living god choose to save his city? A thousand years ago, the mighty Cahokian civilization dominated the North American continent. At the heart of the empire stood a vast city, teeming with tens of thousands of residents, traders, and travelers. The city of Cahokia sent settlers and priests throughout the continent, from Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico, carrying word of the power of their gods. People who wouldn't bow to that power were conquered or slaughtered. Power rested in one being, Morning Star, a god resurrected in the body of a living man. A new threat has come to the city, emissaries from a civilization that rivals and perhaps even surpasses that of Cahokia. It soon becomes apparent to the gods-possessed Lady Night Shadow Star, human sister of Morning Star, that her people could be conquered by this technologically advanced culture. With the fate of their cosmos as a wager, the people of Cahokia are faced with a battle between the gods. Morning Star is unwilling—or unable—to fight to defend his people. Who then, will save them? With Sun Born, the second title in the Morning Star Trilogy, W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear take readers back to this amazing place with a tale of murder, magic, and the battle for a people's very soul. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
People of the Black Sun
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 076536560X
Pages: 528
Year: 2013-08-27
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A conclusion to the series featuring Dekanawida the Peacemaker finds the growing League of the Great Law of Peace threatened by marauding warriors from the People of the Mountain, who Dekanawida urges to join the League to save their shared world.
People of the Morning Star
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 076533724X
Pages: 496
Year: 2014-05-06
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The ancient North American city of Cahokia is threatened by Civil War when the believed reincarnation of divine hero Morning Star is targeted by assassins, prompting his aunt, Matron Blue Heron, to bring the culprits to justice. By the award-winning authors of the First North American series. 25,000 first printing.
People of the Earth
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 146681778X
Pages: 608
Year: 2009-11-03
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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.
Copper Falcon
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466863919
Pages: 32
Year: 2014-03-27
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Almost a thousand years ago, the North American continent was dominated by the great civilization known as Cahokia, which ruled a wide swath of land from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Cahokian settlements and Cahokian traders carried the people and the culture far and wide. But this magnificent expansion, like the empire of Rome, did not happen without conflict and battle. In Copper Falcon by co-authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear, a young warrior, Flint Knife, and his father travel to the legendary capitol city, ruled by the living god known as the Morning Star, to ask for military aid to drive back the barbarians. Flint Knife is amazed at the great city's awe-inspiring palaces and temples, the buzzing activity of its hundreds of thousands of residents. What should be a simple errand becomes a bewildering and frightening experience when Flint Knife learns that his father is hiding a dark secret that will change his life--and his son's life--forever. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Big Horn Legacy
Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1466824077
Pages: 464
Year: 1996-06-15
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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.
The Broken Land
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466815582
Pages: 368
Year: 2012-01-03
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A novel of North America's Forgotten Past Twelve summers after the events of The People of the Longhouse and The Dawn Country, the Iroquois nations remain locked in bitter warfare. Atotarho, the cannibal-sorcerer who leads the People of the Hills, schemes to set into motion a cataclysmic battle that threatens to destroy the Iroquoian world. His warriors spread fear and death wherever they go, taking captives and burning villages to the ground. Only five people are brave enough to challenge Atotarho. Odion, Wrass, Tutelo, Baji, and Zateri, kidnapped as children and sold into slavery, are now grown, and they have forged a desperate alliance that just might be strong enough to stop the madman. Odion, now a disgraced warrior known as Dekanawida or Sky Messenger, must convince his people that his visions of a great darkness will mean total destruction for all. His friend Wrass, who has become War Chief Hiyawento, and a powerful clan matron, Jigonsaseh, are his only hope. They must find a way to bring five warring nations together. Award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear continue their retelling of the story of the Peacemaker, one of North America's most beautiful epics in The Broken Land. Dekanawida's message of compassion and spiritual unity is as powerful today as it was six hundred years ago—perhaps even more so. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
People of the Wolf
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 076536445X
Pages: 448
Year: 2009-11-03
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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.
Children of the Dawnland
Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466815639
Pages: 336
Year: 2010-05-25
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The end of the Ice Age: A time of melting glaciers, mass extinctions, unpredictable dangers...and young heroes Though only twelve summers old, Twig is a talented Dreamer. Sometimes she has spirit dreams—dreams that come true. But her mother has always discouraged Twig from exploring her powers for fear that they would turn her strange, like the reclusive witch-woman Cobia. When Twig begins to have recurring nightmares about a green light exploding from the sky and causing widespread destruction, she must find the courage to defy her mother and learn to become a Spirit Dreamer. Helping Twig on her quest are her best friend, Greyhawk, and Screech Owl, a shaman who has been banished from the village. Together, they must persuade their people to leave the land of their ancestors and journey to the mysterious Duskland, far from only home they've ever known. Can Twig convince the Elders that she is a true Spirit Dreamer—before it's too late? Set 13,000 years ago in what is now the northeastern United States and Ontario, Canada, Children of the Dawnland is an unforgettable adventure about a visionary girl by internationally-bestselling authors and archaeologists Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear. In writing and researching this book, the Gears visited the archaeological sites in New York, Ontario, Ohio, and Pennsylvania that play a role in the story. By allowing us to see through the eyes of prehistoric cultures, the Gears hope we can learn from them at a time of similar environmental change. 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, W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466892471
Pages: 32
Year: 2015-04-21
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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.
Abandoned
Author: W. Michael Gear
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756413427
Pages: 432
Year: 2018-11-20
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The second book in a thrilling sci-fi action adventure, set on Donovan, a treacherous alien planet where corporate threats and dangerous creatures imperil the lives of the planet's colonists. New York Times bestselling author W. Michael Gear returns us to the world he laid out with such sure purpose in Outpost. The struggle for survival sharpens as resources dwindle, technology fails, and the grim reality of life on Donovan unfolds. Supervisor Kalico Aguila has bet everything on a fragile settlement far south of Port Authority. There, she has carved a farm and mine out of wilderness. But Donovan is closing in. When conditions couldn't get worse, a murderous peril descends out of Donovan's sky--one that will leave Kalico bleeding and shattered. Talina Perez gambles her life and reputation in a bid to atone for ruthlessly murdering a woman's husband years ago. Ironically, saving Dya Simonov may save them all. Lieutenant Deb Spiro is losing it, and by killing a little girl's pet alien, she may have precipitated disaster for all. In the end, the only hope will lie with a "lost" colony, and the alien-infested reflexes possessed by Security Officer Talina Perez. On Donovan, only human beings are more terrifying than the wildlife.
A Searing Wind
Author: W. Michael and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167087
Pages: 496
Year: 2012-03-06
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Set against the tragic war sparked by Hernando de Soto’s brutal invasion of the American South, A Searing Wind brings to an electrifying climax the intense historical action in the series hailed as “exciting, skillfully crafted, and fast-paced” (Publishers Weekly). Once exiled by the Chicaza for cowardice in battle, Black Shell nevertheless dedicates his soul to stemming the onslaught of the Kristiano invaders and protecting his people. He and his beautiful wife, Pearl Hand, have fought the enemy from the Florida peninsula through the very heart of native America. They have seen the shackled slaves, heard the broken promises—and they have learned of de Soto’s plans to target the Chicaza. Obsessed with setting the perfect trap, Black Shell gambles everything to preserve his people’s fragile existence— their pride, traditions, even their winter stockpiles of food and supplies. But the stakes are raised to their greatest heights when he and Pearl Hand must walk boldly into de Soto’s camp and engage the cunning monster in a desperate game of wits in order to decide the fate of a continent.
Advanced Civilizations of Prehistoric America
Author: Frank Joseph
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1591439817
Pages: 328
Year: 2009-12-21
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The examination of four great civilizations that existed before Columbus’s arrival in North America offers evidence of sustained contact between the Old and New Worlds • Describes the cultural splendor, political might, and incredibly advanced technology of these precursors to our modern age • Shows that North America’s first civilization, the Adena, was sparked by ancient Kelts from Western Europe and explores links between Hopewell Mound Builders and prehistoric Japanese seafarers Before Rome ruled the Classical World, gleaming stone pyramids stood amid smoking iron foundries from North America’s Atlantic seaboard to the Mississippi River. On its east bank, across from today’s St. Louis, Missouri, flourished a walled city more populous than London was one thousand years ago, with a pyramid larger--at its base--than Egypt’s Great Pyramid. During the 12th century, hydraulic engineers laid out a massive irrigation network spanning the American Southwest that, if laid end to end, would stretch from Phoenix, Arizona, to the Canadian border. On a scale to match, they built a five-mile-wide dam from ten million cubic yards of rock. While Europe stumbled through the Dark Ages, a metropolis of weirdly shaped, multistory superstructures, precisely aligned to the sun and moon, sprawled across the New Mexico Desert. Who was responsible for such colossal achievements? Where did their mysterious builders come from, and what became of them? These are some of the questions investigated by Frank Joseph in his examination of ancient influences at work on our continent. He reveals that modern civilization is not the first to arise in North America but was preceded instead by four high cultures that rose and fell over the past three thousand years: the Adena, Hopewell, Mississippian, and Anasazi-Hohokam. How they achieved greatness and why they vanished so completely are the intriguing enigmas explored by this unconventional prehistory of our country, Advanced Civilizations of Prehistoric America.
People of the Longhouse
Author: W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1250302560
Pages: 304
Year: 2011-02-01
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Six hundred years ago in what would become the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, five Iroquois tribes were locked in bitter warfare. From the ashes of violence, a great Peacemaker was born... Young Odion and his little sister, Tutelo, live in fear that one day Yellowtail Village will be attacked. When that day comes and Odion and Tutelo are marched away as slaves, their only hope is that their parents will rescue them. Their mother, War Chief Koracoo, and their father, Deputy Gonda, think they are tracking an ordinary war party herding captive children to an enemy village. Koracoo and Gonda do not know that Odion and Tutelo have fallen into the hands of a legendary evil: Gannajero the Trader. Known as the Crow, she is a figure out of nightmare, a witch who captures children for her own nefarious purposes. No one can stand against her powers—except perhaps the mysterious Forest Spirit whose tracks have crisscrossed their own throughout their journey. Odion and the other children struggle to survive their brutal captivity. They, too, have seen the Forest Spirit. But like their parents, they can't be sure if the Spirit is a friend—or is in league with Gannajero.... In People of the Longhouse, New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear continue the gripping saga of North America's Forgotten Past.