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People of the Wolf

People of the Wolf

A Novel of North America's Forgotten Past

North America's Forgotten Past

Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear

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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 authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear

In the dawn of history, a valiant people forged a pathway from an old world into a new one. 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.

Set in what is now Alaska, this is the magnificent saga of the vision-filled man who led his people to an awesome destiny, and the courageous woman whose love and bravery drove them on in pursuit of that dream.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

People of the Wolf

Chapter 1
The Long Dark continued, unending, eating their souls.
Wind Woman whipped across the frozen drifts, whirling wreaths of snow into the arctic night. In her fury, she blasted the mammoth-hide...

Praise for People of the Wolf

“The Gears continue their superbly researched and rendered North America's Forgotten Past series. People of the Thunder is a good place to jump in and begin enjoying the authors' talents.” —Booklist

“A compelling narrative that reanimates and breathes new life into a neglected era of Native American history. This is historical fiction at its best.” —Booklist on People of the Weeping Eye

“Drawing on their backgrounds in archaeology, the Gears vividly recreate Paleolithic America in this enchanting and instructive novel.” —Publishers Weekly on People of the Nightland

People of the Raven is a good read for those of us intrigued by the earliest Americans.” —Tony Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author

People of the Owl cements the Gears' place in Jean Auel's genre of prehistoric fiction.” —Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 stars)

“Flowing imagination, storytelling marvels. The Gears have a fine time drawing the various interclan rivalries and clashes of cultures.” —Kirkus Reviews on People of the Masks

“A first-rate murder mystery, anthropological information on pre-European Native America, a slight dash of sex (mostly innocent), and plenty of politics. Whew! The amazing thing is that it is all done so well.” —Booklist (starred review) on People of the Mist

“Riveting historical fiction series on pre-Columbian North America.” —New Mexico Magazine on People of the Silence

“Brilliantly written. An excellent and entertaining way to relive the ancient histor… More…

“The Gears continue their superbly researched and rendered North America's Forgotten Past series. People of the Thunder is a good place to jump in and begin enjoying the authors' talents.” —Booklist

“A compelling narrative that reanimates and breathes new life into a neglected era of Native American history. This is historical fiction at its best.” —Booklist on People of the Weeping Eye

“Drawing on their backgrounds in archaeology, the Gears vividly recreate Paleolithic America in this enchanting and instructive novel.” —Publishers Weekly on People of the Nightland

People of the Raven is a good read for those of us intrigued by the earliest Americans.” —Tony Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author

People of the Owl cements the Gears' place in Jean Auel's genre of prehistoric fiction.” —Romantic Times BOOKreviews (4 stars)

“Flowing imagination, storytelling marvels. The Gears have a fine time drawing the various interclan rivalries and clashes of cultures.” —Kirkus Reviews on People of the Masks

“A first-rate murder mystery, anthropological information on pre-European Native America, a slight dash of sex (mostly innocent), and plenty of politics. Whew! The amazing thing is that it is all done so well.” —Booklist (starred review) on People of the Mist

“Riveting historical fiction series on pre-Columbian North America.” —New Mexico Magazine on People of the Silence

“Brilliantly written. An excellent and entertaining way to relive the ancient history of North America. Fascinating, exciting, and educational.” —Lake Worth Herald on People of the Lightning

“An adventure saga imbued with a wealth of historical detail.” —Publishers Weekly on People of the Lakes

“Adventure, survival, romance, and fantasy all painted on a historical canvas. The story transports readers into another time and place.” —School Library Journal on People of the Sea

“A story we cannot afford to ignore.” —The Washington Post on People of the River

“The action is intense and satisfying and the characters are vividly portrayed.” —VOYA on People of the Fire

“Rewarding reading to anyone interested in exploring the lives of the earliest inhabitants of North America. Fascinating.” —Locus on People of the Wolf

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Kathleen O'Neal Gear and 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.

W. Michael Gear, who holds a master's degree in archaeology, has worked as a professional archaeologist since 1978. He is currently principal investigator for Wind River Archaeological Consultants.

The Gears, whose First North American Series and Anasazi Mystery Series, are both international as well as USA Today bestsellers live in Thermopolis, Wyoming.

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