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Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Kathleen O'Neal Gear
W. Michael Gear

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 Songtrail, People of the Morning Star, Sun Born, Moon Hunt, among others); and the Anasazi Mysteries series. She and her husband live in Thermopolis, WY.

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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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    Star Path

    Star Path

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    The fourth novel in the Cahokian story cycle, Star Path is an evocative tale about America’s greatest pre-Columbian city by New York Times bestselling authors W. Michael...

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    Moon Hunt

    Moon Hunt

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    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...

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    Maze Master

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Press

    New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Gear's new apocalyptic thriller Maze Master shows the world ending not in fire nor in ice but in science.

    Kathleen Gear, who often...

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    Sun Born

    Sun Born

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    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...

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    People of the Songtrail

    People of the Songtrail

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear comes an epic story of the first contact between Native Americans and Vikings.

    On...

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    Vikings in North America

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear; W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    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...

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    The Dead Man's Doll

    North America's Forgotten Past

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    To free a tortured ghost, a shaman will enter enemy land in the dead of winter. What he discovers is a world of magic unimaginable...

    At the Publisher's request, this title is being...

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    Copper Falcon

    Copper Falcon

    North America's Forgotten Past

    W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Cahokian...

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    People of the Black Sun

    People of the Black Sun

    North America's Forgotten Past

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 installation...

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    The Broken Land

    The Broken Land

    North America's Forgotten Past

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 locked in bitter warfare....

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    The Summoning God

    Anasazi Mysteries

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 Gear and W. Michael Gear

    Archaeologist...

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    The Dawn Country

    The Dawn Country

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

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

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    The Visitant

    Anasazi Mysteries

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 the American Southwest, to one of the...

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    People of the Longhouse

    People of the Longhouse

    North America's Forgotten Past

    W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 ashes of violence, a great Peacemaker...

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    People of the Masks

    North America's Forgotten Past

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    Forge 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 the son of a powerful spirit. A living...

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    People of the Mist

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    With People of the Mist, bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear take us to the Chesapeake Bay of six hundred years ago, when the unprovoked and brutal murder of a young...

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    Children of the Dawnland

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

    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...

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    People of the Raven

    People of the Raven

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    In People of the Raven, award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear spin a vivid and captivating...

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    People of the River

    People of the River

    North America's Forgotten Past

    W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 time of troubles. In Cahokia,...

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    People of the Sea

    People of the Sea

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    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 struggle...

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    People of the Earth

    People of the Earth

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    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...

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    People of the Fire

    North America's Forgotten Past

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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 promise of an awesome vision, a heroic...

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    People of the Wolf

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    A sweeping epic of prehistory, People of the Wolf is another compelling novel in the majestic North America's Forgotten Past series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling...

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    The Betrayal

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear
    Tor/Forge
    Forge 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 burned, and threatened anyone found copying...

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    People of the Weeping Eye

    People of the Weeping Eye

    North America's Forgotten Past

    W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    Tor/Forge
    Forge 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 his wake. Now he is headed home, called...

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    People of the Nightland

    People of the Nightland

    North America's Forgotten Past

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

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear continue the story of North America's Forgotten Past in People of the Nightland, a sweeping...

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    It Dreams in Me

    In Me Series

    Kathleen O'Neal Gear
    Tor/Forge
    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, murderous rampages have led to war with nearby...

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