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Thin Moon and Cold Mist (Women of the West)

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Robin Heatherton, privileged daughter of a Virginia military family, is a Confederate spy. Crawling through mud and gore, past the dead and dying, Robin must reach her own lines with vital information--information that takes the life of a Union soldier whose brother swears to find the spy and see her hanged, no matter how long it takes.
Hardcover, 380 pages
Published July 1st 1995 by Forge (first published 1995)
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Nov 18, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Intriguing note of interest: Thin moon Cold Mist has an introduction that shows the achievements of women of the west, from Colorado, Wyoming, California... etc... Pretty cool start no pun intended. .
This is a remarkable story that opens the readers eyes to the history expressed in a way I never would have expected. As a lover of history I would have to say in the battle of the states, between north and south my sympathy has favored the north greatly. Kathleen in this book has shown me the other
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Nov 23, 2012 Kitty Sutton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Gears are the best at what they do, which is writing about pre-history based on archeology, creating a plausible fictional story to help us to understand the facts and thus preserve our own Native American history. Kathleen and Michael have been my lamplight in becoming a Native American historical fiction writer. They alone are responsible for peeking my interest in our dim past and have provided a window to that time and place of which they write. If you desire to see the past of our unkno ...more
Dec 31, 2012 Laura rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It's putting me to sleep. I can only get through about three pages a night. I would have thrown it away by now, but my friend recommended it so I'm trying to slog through for her sake.

UPDATE: Never did finish the damn thing. Got insomnia? Try this book!
Delilah Trenaman
I did not finish this book as I found it hard to get into. I did read quite a ways into it but got bored.
There's a really bad guy in this book, but I enjoyed it.
Sep 23, 2010 Nancy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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My professional life began in the dark basement of the Museum of Cultural History in Los Angeles, where I was cataloguing three-hundred-year-old Guatemalan saint carvings. I quit this fascinating job and moved to Wyoming to work for the U.S. Department of the Interior as a historian and archaeologist. When I finally understood the error of my ways I moved to Wyoming and started writing books. Sinc ...more
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