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Thin Moon and Cold Mist: Women of the West

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Robin Heatherton is a spy for the Confederacy. Disguised as a young boy, she infiltrates Yankee forces during the Battle of the Wilderness, but when her cover is compromised, she must crawl back to her own lines with vital intelligence. Meanwhile, Union Army Major Thomas Corley, obsessed with Robin ever since her espionage work led to the death of his brother, has vowed to ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published June 15th 1996 by Forge Books (first published 1995)
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Nov 18, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing
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
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
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!
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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.
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There's a really bad guy in this book, but I enjoyed it.
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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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