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Ing storm steps the bitter old man they call The Panther Feared as a sorcerer The Panther is the only one with the power to demand to be heard by all But as he digs deeper into the ever thickening web of lies surrounding the murder and uncovers darker deeply rooted secrets he fears there may be no words to stop the impending bloodsh I'm reviewing this as part of my Same Title Different Book project This particular People of the Mist deals with the recreation of Native American 'history' as imagined by the authors There is a very long series of books that deal with these origin stories for tribes and peoples throughout present day America You can absolutely tell that the two authors are not writers by trade The writing is not strong and definitely not 'literary' in any sense And yet I keep going back to their books because they are meticulously researched and have so many interesting details about the way that one imagines native peoples lived in our land I have always been fascinated by this subject matter The biggest weak spots in the books are the heavy use of dreamspropheciesmagical elements

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People of the MistWith 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 woman on the eve of her wedding threatens to turn the entire Algonuin Nation against itself in a brutal war that could destroy them as a peopleNo This was actually one of the best of the PEOPLE series It's set relatively late in the Pre Columbus era around 1300 AD And instead of showing Native American traveling all over it sticks to one place a small village on the Delaware Bay with people living a very familiar woodland Indian lifestyle But what makes this story so much better than the others is the fact that there's a real plot with a murdered girl and the usual suspects Everyone seems to have had a motive to kill the girl But who actually did it? And the detective on the case is a feared old medicine man who just might be a suspect himselfOne thing that is uniue in these books is the Native American approach to good and evil The young warrior Copper Thunder and the old medicine man basically hate each other like poison But over the course of the book you see that they both have a legitimate point of view And at the end balance is restored instead of just good destroying evil But the best thing of all was the air of mystery surrounding the old man's past The way he keeps dropping hints about lands to the west where the people live in great cities and build pyramids that reach to the sky and the chief of all the chiefs can call up 5000 warriors at any time Bring on the Mound Builders

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Free People of the Mist kindle µ eBook 9780812515602 ↠ 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 woman on the eve of her wedding threatens to turn the entire Algonuin Nation againstOrdinary woman Red Knot was the heir to the Greenstone Clan and the future leader of the independent villages Her death has shattered all alliances and left a power void that several ambitious clan chiefs see as their destiny to fill The very air vibrates with the drums and war cries of the rallying warriorsInto the eye of this brew A Book For All Readers Who Love Mysteries Crime Novels and RomanceOnce again we see why the Gears are award winning archaeologists and acclaimed writersThis book is a little different in the series because the focus isn't on a dreamer However it is riddled with intense emotion plots twists political agendas from the prehistoric landscape that could rival any seen in today's news headlines and it brings our American history to life It educates readers about the Algonuin Nation located in the Chesapeake Bay with a captivating tale that draws you in and keeps you guessingI highly recommend this book and the entire series