Mesa Verde Thunder (National Parks Historical Fiction Series Book 2)
THE RAVEN CLAN…450 A.D. Animus Valley, Northwestern New Mexico…in a time of starvation The People set out upon a perilous journey to find a mystical mesa where hope can be reborn but also where death and deep snows lay silent in waiting. ECHATA…a bold and desperate Anasazi leader, sees a vision of RAVEN and must take his starving people north knowing that they can never return to a brother that has sworn to kill him. LI-TIA…a fierce Chacoan medicine woman risks everything to save a banished mother and deformed infant from a terrible stoning…but by so doing, is forever branded as an enemy and a…witch. LISA CANNADAY…married to a dreamer and archaeologist who must race to the fabulous new Mesa Verde discovery and unlock its treasures before it is plundered and its secrets are forever lost. But it is she who is destined to ignite the world with her fabulous stories of the Ancient Ones based on one magnificent petroglyph. STORYTELLER …who only wanted to be a prosperous jeweler and trader of silver, gold and turquoise but who is forced to become the one who writes the story of his Ancient People with his blood and tears in stone. From sacred Chaco Canyon to Cliff Palace to a sprawling National Park...from a prehistoric people to the mystics and builders of Mesa Verde and finally to those that would plunder its ancient artifacts for fabulous wealth…comes an epic tale of love, hope, sacrifice and courage told in MESA VERDE THUNDER. Multiple award-winning author, Gary McCarthy has now written perhaps his most unforgettable saga of a never to be forgotten people…the Anasazi.