People of the River
A Novel of North America's Forgotten Past
Author: W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
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, the corn crop is failing again and a warchief—and the warrior woman he may never possess—are disgusted by their Chief's lust for tribute. Now even the gods have turned their faces, closing the underworld to the seers. If the gods have abandoned the people, there is no hope—unless it comes in the form of a young girl who is learning to Dream of Power.
A masterful story of North America's Forgotten Past by New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear.
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In The News
“A story we can't afford to ignore.” —The Washington Post
“Absorbing...Fact-paced and engrossing, [with a] ring of authenticity as well.” —Publishers Weekly
“A tightly woven tale...[with] authentic Native American history.” —ALA Booklist