Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Kathleen O'Neal Gear
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Kathleen O'Neal Gear is a former state historian and archaeologist for Wyoming, Kansas, and Nebraska for the U.S. Department of the Interior. She has twice received the federal government's Special Achievement Award for "outstanding management" of our nation's cultural heritage. With her husband, W. Michael Gear, she is the co-author of many books, including the North America’s Forgotten Past series (People of the Longhouse, The Dawn Country, People of the Mist, People of the Wolf, among others); and the Anasazi Mysteries series. She and her husband live in Thermopolis, WY.


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People of the Morning Star & Cahokia

W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear talk about Cahokia and their new novel, People of the Morning Star.

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The Gears discuss their book, People of the Nightland

Author interview with W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear on People of the Nightland, the fourteenth novel in the North America's Forgotten Past series.

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There is an alternate story of the life of Jesus. One the early Church fathers found so menacing they outlawed the books that documented it, ordered them burned, and threatened anyone found copying them with death. International bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear put more than thirty years of exhaustive research into this fascinating novel.

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The Gears discuss their book, People of the Thunder

Author interview with W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear on People of the Thunder, the sixteenth novel in the North America's Forgotten Past series.

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People of the Morning Star
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

Bestselling authors and archaeologists Michael and Kathleen Gear begin the stunning saga of the North American equivalent of ancient Rome


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Copper Falcon

W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

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...


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Novels of North America’s Forgotten Past

W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear
Tor Books

Six enthralling novels of North America’s Forgotten Past by USA Today and New York Times bestselling novelists. W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear are...


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People of the Black Sun
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

A novel of North America’s Forgotten Past   The epic tale that began in The People of the Longhouse draws to a close in People of the Black Sun, the final...


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The Broken Land
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

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...


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The Summoning God
Anasazi Mysteries
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

Available in trade paperback for the first time, the second book in the Anasazi Mysteries series by the bestselling authors and archaeologists Kathleen O’Neal...


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The Dawn Country
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathlean O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

The epic tale that began in People of the Longhouse continues in this second book of the thrilling new Iroquois quartet by bestselling authors and...


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The Visitant
Anasazi Mysteries
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

With their bestselling First North Americans series, the Gears have astounded an avid international audience of millions. Now these master storytellers turn to...


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People of the Longhouse
North America's Forgotten Past
Michael W. Gear and Kathlean O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

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...


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Children of the Dawnland

Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Starscape

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...


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People of the Wolf
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

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...


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People of the Thunder
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathlean O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

By 1300 AD, the Sky Hand people had crushed and enslaved the Albaamaha people and built their high-walled capital, Split Sky City, to dominate towns up and...


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The Betrayal

Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

There is an alternate story of the life of Jesus. One the early Church fathers found so menacing they outlawed the books that documented it, ordered them...


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People of the Weeping Eye
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

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...


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It Dreams in Me
In Me Series
Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Forge Books

Sora, the High Chieftess of the Black Falcon Nation, has been banished by her own people until she can find healing for her broken spirit. Her seductive,...


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People of the Nightland
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

It has been a thousand years since Wolf Dreamer lead his people up through the dark hole in the ice to a rich, untouched continent bursting with game. But the...


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People of the Moon
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathlean O'Neal Gear
Forge Books

The moon had reached its maximum three times since the Chacoans conquered the First Moon People. The Chaco matrons had built their Great House high atop First...


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This Widowed Land

Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

Lovely Andiora is a Huron Indian in seventeenth-century North America. A seeress with a bond to the spirit world, she has beheld a frightening vision-of a...


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Sand in the Wind

Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

Drawn by troubling dreams of a handsome Indian Warrior, Colleen Merrill had come westward with her brutal husband to homestead in the Montana wilderness--only...


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It Wakes in Me
In Me Series
Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Forge Books

According to the tradition of the Black Falcon People, each person has three souls: the eye soul, which stays with the body forever, the shadow-soul, where all...


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It Sleeps in Me
In Me Series
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

Sora is the wise, young High Chieftess of the Black Falcon Nation. For many winters her heart belonged to her husband, Flint, a warrior from a neighboring...


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People of the Raven
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

Award-winning archaeologists Michael and Kathleen Gear spin a vivid and captivating tale around one of the most controversial archaeological discoveries in the...


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People of the Owl
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Forge Books

Michael and Kathleen Gear, bestselling authors and award winning archaeologists are famous for writing novels about prehistoric America that are fast-paced,...


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Bone Walker
Anasazi Mysteries
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear, award-winning archaeologists and international bestselling authors, break extraordinary new ground in the riveting...


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People of the Masks
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

As the prophets have foretold, a child of power has been born unto the Turtle People of the Iroquois Nation. The Elders call him False Face Child, for he is...


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People of the Mist
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

With People of the Mist, the Gears take us to the Chesapeake Bay of six hundred years ago, when the unprovoked and brutal murder of a young woman on the eve of...


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People of the Silence
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

At its pinnacle in A.D. 1150 the Anasazi empire of the Southwest would see no equal in North America for almost eight hundred years. Yet even at this cultural...


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People of the Lightning
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

People of the Lightning takes us to ancient Florida, to a village of fisher folk who must face their deepest fear: Pondwader, now a lanky boy of fifteen...


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Thin Moon and Cold Mist

Kathlean O'Neal Gear
Forge Books

Robin Heatherton is a spy for the Confederacy. Disguised as a young boy, she infiltrates Yankee forces during the Battle of the Wilderness, but when her cover...


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People of the Lakes
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

Clan fighting over a powerful totemic mask has brought the Mound Builder people of the Great Lakes region to the edge of destruction. It is up to Star Shell,...


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People of the Sea
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

The glaciers of the Sierra Nevada are melting, destroying the habitat of the mastodons, creating the rich land that will become California. The coastal people...


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People of the River
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

People of the River is a gripping new saga of pre-historic America that takes us to the Mississippi Valley and the tribe known as the Mound builders. It is a...


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People of the Earth
North America's Forgotten Past
W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Tor Books

A sweeping epic of prehistory, People of the Earth brings the true story of the ancestors of today's Native American peoples to life in an unforgettable saga...


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People of the Fire
North America's Forgotten Past
Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
Tor Books

It is a time of fire. A small band of pioneers struggle valiantly to keep their ancestors' dreams alive in an unforgiving, drought-stricken land. Driven by the...


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