Prehistoric Peoples

A Bone from a Dry Sea

By Peter Dickinson

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In two parallel stories, an intelligent female member of a prehistoric tribe becomes instrumental in advancing the lot of her people, and the daughter of a paleontologist is visiting him on a dig in Africa when important fossil remains are discovered.

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Almost Adam

By Petru Popescu

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"In a forgotten corner of a country torn by violence, American anthropologist Ken Lauder is about to make a discovery that will challenge everything we've ever believed about the ascent of humankind: a boy who should not exist...a race the defies all logic...inhabiting a secret world of wonder, splendor and peril, a world that cannot be...
A world Ken Lauder may never escape...alive."

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Dance of the Tiger: A Novel of the Ice Age

By Bjorn Kurten

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"Bjorn Kurten's compelling novel gives the reader a detailed picture of life 35,000 years ago in Western Europe. One of the world's leading scholars of Ice Age fauna, Kurten fuses extraordinary knowledge and imagination in this vivid evocation of our deepest past. This novel illuminates the lives of the humans who left us magnificent paintings in the caves of France and Spain."
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Daughter of the Red Deer

By Joan Wolf

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After the women of their tribe are killed, men of the patriarchal Tribe of the Horse kidnap women from the matriarchal Tribe of the Red Deer.
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People of the Longhouse

By W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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Captured as slaves when their village is attacked, Odion and his little sister are pursued by their tribe's war chief and other rescuers who are unaware that an evil witch-woman is responsible for the abductions.
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People of the Sea

By W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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The coastal people of what will be California, Arizona and New Mexico are struggling with the changing world around them. As the mammoths disappear, the seer Sunchaser must decide whether to shelter a beautiful stranger and risk angering the Spirits further.

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Reindeer Moon

By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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"My name is Yanan and my story begins where it will end..."
She was born over twenty thousand years ago, in a lodge on the ice-swept tundra, in a land where death was always near.

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Sacred Ground

By Barbara Wood

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After an earthquake unearths relics from a prehistoric time, archaeologist Erica Tyler must solve the mysteries of the people who lived there before.
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The Animal Wife

By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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Kori, a prehistoric hunter, and his wife, a woman from another tribe, must come to terms with their different backgrounds. A sequel to Reindeer Moon.

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The Clan of the Cave Bear

By Jean M. Auel

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"A natural disaster has left young Ayla alone, wandering, fending for herself in an unfamiliar land. One day, she is discovered by the Clan of the Cave bear, men and women far different from her own people. Tall, blond, blue-eyed Ayla is a mysterious stranger to the Clan and at first they mistrust her and cast her out. But as she grows to know them and to learn the ways of the Clan, she is welcomed."

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