By Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear

Seven thousand years in the past, significant climactic switch used to be ushering in a 3,500 12 months drought. For a small band of pioneers in what's now Wyoming and the Montana Mountains, it was once a time of fireside. As they struggled valiantly to maintain their ancestors' desires alive in an unforgiving, drought-stricken land, a heroic younger dreamer and a fearless lady warrior united to steer their humans to an impressive future.

A towering epic packed with tragedy and triumph, braveness and clash, People of the Fire is one other compelling novel within the majestic North America's Forgotten earlier sequence from New York Times and USA at the present time bestselling authors W. Michael apparatus and Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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