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People of the Lakes 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, daughter of a Hopewell chief, to rid her people of this curse Along with her companions Otter, a trader Pearl, a runaway and Green Spider, either prophet or madman, she braves the stormy waters of the lakes to reach the majestic waterfall known as Roaring Water She is determined to banish the mask forever to a watery graveBut vengeful clan members are close on her heels, and they have a similar fate planned for herSet in what will become Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Michigan, People of the Lakes is another spell binding epic in New York Times and USA Today bestelling authors W Michael Gear and Kathleen O Neal Gear s North America s Forgotten past saga


10 thoughts on “People of the Lakes

  1. says:

    I know the First North Americans books claim to be a series, but they re all standalone books placed in different time periods, with different tribes and obviously different characters This was the first of the 4 or so that I ve read, and hands down the best This book has many similarities with fantasy, which I enjoy one of the main characters, Star Shell, goes on a quest to destroy an


  2. says:

    I ve read The People of the Lakes twice, and it was just as wholesome and fulfilling this last time as it was the first It is probably my favorite book in the series because it has everything you could want from a novel The realistic characters were still alive long after I closed the book Each main character had a core element that I could identify with and I was equally drawn to them a


  3. says:

    Whew Just finished this 800 page Homeresque novel set in North American pre history That was a mouthful Written by a husband wife team, People of the Lakes was a fantastic historical fiction fantasy epic I don t know why I have never before come across the Gears books There are over 40 and I am not sure I have enough years left to get to them all, but I am going to try The Gears are both


  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this book because I always wanted to learnabout the Mound Builders and other ancient Native American civilizations These authors have written a whole series about ancient America, going all the way from the Ice Age to 1200 A.D or so.This story is set around 800 A.D which is about 400 years before the spectacular achievements of the Cahokia settlement in Missouri There s fo


  5. says:

    This is the 6th book in the Forgotten North Americans series, and just like everything else written by the amazingly talented Kathleen O NEILL GEAR, it is meticulously researched and compellingly written Even though this book is the sixth in a series, it can be read as a standalone and since each book is a story in and of itself, they can be read in any order At 816 pages, readers definitel


  6. says:

    I can t remember frantically reading thru the last 150 pages of a book like this before It was very well written and the book does an amazing job of putting you right into the story I didn t realize how attatched I was to the characters until they started to get into risky situations and started saying they were going to sacrifice themselves for the lives of the others I think in spots it go


  7. says:

    This was my first read by the Gears It is by far the BEST book of the series I recommend this as the jumping off point for the PEOPLE OF series by Kathleen O Neal Gear and W Michael Gear This is action packed, suspensful, and 100% rewarding You ll want to read it again and again and again D


  8. says:

    This book is almost like a First Americans Lord of the Rings And Black Skull has become one of my favorite literary characters.


  9. says:

    I have enjoyed the First Americans series even though some of the fantasy elements annoy me a little I prefer it when they are much closer to reality This excellently written travel adventure is almost all reality with a few sprinklings of fantasy cropping up in some of the lead characters but chiefly in Green Spider, the Contrary Apparently, among the Native Americans, if you do everything bac


  10. says:

    Once again the spiral has shifted and the balance of power has tilted The influence of the mask of Many Colored Crow has caused the current owner, Mica Bird to destroy the life around him as well as take his own life His stunningly beautiful wife, Star Shell is terrified of the mask s power and for her daughter, and secretly leaves on a mission to destroy the mask in the waters of Niagara Falls


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