Book List:39 titles
  • MOON OF MADNESS is the latest edition of the continuing Spanish Bit Saga, where the People gather to listen to a story by one of their young men, Badger, who, originally thought to be foolish and mischievous, tells a gripping tale of a great shaking ...


  • DON COLDSMITH, voted one of the greatest western writers of the twentieth century by the Western Writers of America, single-handedly revolutionized the Western novel with his acclaimed Spanish Bit Saga. Set in the early sixteenth century, the Spanish...


  • A Quest Into LegendFrom the moment he laid eyes on it, young Beaver of the Elk-dog People felt drawn to the spirit of the pipestone. Now he’s setting out on a vision quest to the only place the red stone can be mined: the Pipestone Quarry. Travelin...


  • Demon...or Healer?For years Snakewater, the aging medicine woman of Old Town, has been respected--and feared--by her Cherokee village. Now, as a series of mysterious deaths plagues her village, she finds herself accused of being a Raven Mocker, the l...


  • John Buffalo, a Lakota Sioux, is taken from his family and his home as a young boy and is forced into the White man's world.Buffalo's teachers soon recognize his extraordinary athletic potential and push him to train for track and field events. Accep...


  • White Moon's Dream...For the Forest Band of the People, summer is a peaceful time of hunting and gathering. But when a band of Shaved-heads brutally attack, the People's women and children are carried off into slavery. Most accept their fate, but one...


  • In his towering epic novel Tallgrass, bestselling author Don Coldsmith captured as never before the historical panorama of the North American Great Plains.  Set in the land of unlimited horizons called Kansas, it evoked an age of innocence, explora...


  • When Pipe Bearer, the young shaman of the Elk-Dog people dreams of a powerful spirit-horse--one bearing distinctive, hat-like markings on its head and ears--he knows he is being sent an important message. But he cannot interpret its meaning. Soon aft...


  • GATEWAY TO DREAMS Crossroads of a continent, Kansas lies at the heart of American history. For centuries this land of limitless horizons, of fertile soil and tall grasses, has drawn men and women of desperation, desire, and destiny. First there...






  • From his auspicious birth, Wolf Pup has demonstrated an instinct for the ways of the wild. Yet it is in the lodge of his grandfather Singing Wolf that he seeks his true calling medicine man and future bearer of the Story Skins, the pipe, and the sacr...


  • PATH OF HOPE It is the time of the annual Sun Dance, but this year the celebration is marred by sadness. On the trail south, the holy man Singing Wolf makes a terrible discovery: an entire village destroyed by the dreaded poch, the spotted death. Th...


  • They set sail from Norway, two swift-moving longships and their handpicked crews, following the route navigated by the legendary Leif Ericson. But for young shipmaster Nils Thorsson and his fellow Norsemen the real journey begins when they push on in...


  • Beginning a spiritual journey after a stalking bear tells his tribe that a covenant of peace has been broken, Singing Wolf must make a difficult choice between exploring the broken covenant and keeping peace with his loved ones...



  • Twelve brave young men set out, led by the indomitable Blue Jay, seeking a better wintering land to the mysterious south. But the quest becomes an obsession that plunges the men--and the beautiful, enigmatic woman who joins them--into a lush, dea...


  • The only survivor, along with his granddaughter, of an attack by the Forest People, Hunts-Alone and the young girl journey forward toward a new destiny, carrying with them the seeds of their ancient heritage. Original....



  • Famous for his proficiency in all the weapons in the People's arsenal, Strong Bow is eager to prove his skill by capturing his people's highest glory--dying while battling Spanish imperialism. Reprint....


  • In childhood his name was Woodpecker. Now he is the Storyteller, weaving long-ago tales and trading as he traverses the lands of the People. Married to the beautiful Plum Leaf, the Storyteller sets out on the great adventure that will be his own life...


  • TRAIL OF VISION This spring the annual Sun Dance is without joy. The buffalo -- upon which the People depend for their survival -- have not returned with the greening of the grasses. While the holy men gather to find away to bring back the herds, Re...


  • He was called White Buffalo, he would be the greatest medicine man the People had ever known. The spirit of the ancient gods beat in him like a savage drum -- a mystical power as old as the land, as primeval as primitive man himself. But even as he...


  • New temptations and new dangers threaten the peaceful lives of the EIk.dog People. The wise old medicine man, White Fox, and his impressionable young son, Red Horse, have agreed to guide Captain LeFever of Port de Chastaigne to Santa Fe, in his ques...


  • The people of the plains are once more returning to the way of their ancestors now that the Spanish Hairfaces have been driven back to El Paso Del Norte, but there is unexpected danger on the old trail... SONG OF THE ROCK These are strange time...



  • The people of the pueblo want only to be left in peace, but they are trapped between a band of militant young warriors and the Spanish Hairfaces, who have already shed first blood.... TRAIL FROM TAOS These are evil times for the people of the pue...


  • A young warrior named Red Feather embarks upon a journey that brings him face-to-face with death...and endangers the lives of his father and the woman Red Feather loves. THE FLOWER IN THE MOUNTAINS Once he was Jean Cartier, a French explorer. N...


  • The Elk-dog People have two new members, Sky-Eyes and Woodchuck, once soldiers in the imperial French Army but now fully assimilated into the tribe. When the People are threatened, the two must use both their French and Elk-dog ways to save their new...


  • The People had prospered for many snows, fattening on the buffalo, but now a white-skinned one returned...with a dangerous trail for the People to follow RETURN TO THE RIVER French sergeant Jean Cartier adopted the Elk-Dog band as his own peopl...


  • Pale Star of the Elk-Dog band, cruelly abducted from the People as a child, has grown into a cunning and courageous woman, Married to a scout named Brule, she has won the respect of the Fran-coy at faraway Fort Mishi-hgan for her beauty and s...






  • The People's future had been shaped by the Elk-Dog Medicine, the horse bridle of the Spaniards--and now a wild-spirited girl will change their destiny again. PALE STAR A Moon of Sorrow comes to the Elk-Dog band when few buffalo return to the Pl...



  • The coming of the horse has brought honor to the Elk-dog band -- but now it must face the loss of its most powerful medicine. MOON OF THUNDER Rabbit is the grandson of Heads Off, the legendary chief. To become an adult, Rabbit must ride far from ...


  • Don Coldsmith, voted one of the greatest western writers of the twentieth century by the Western Writers of America, single-handedly revolutionized the Western novel with his acclaimed Spanish Bit Saga. Set in the early sixteenth century, the Spanish...


  • Eagles's father, Heads Off, leads the Elk-dog band by virtue of bringing to horse -- the "elk-dog" -- to the People. Eagle himself has mastered the ways of the horse, but now the warrior must learn survivor. His frightened, untrained mount, in pani...


  • A FATHER'S QUEST Don Pedro Garcia impatiently measured time in the number of forced marches the horses could endure. He was an old man now, and he wanted to see his son who. rumor had it, was alive among the Indians of the Great Plains. Don Pedro'...


  • The possession of horses--elf-dogs--brings the People prestige, power, and peace with their old enemies, the Head Splitters, but Chief Heads Off has difficulties preventing continuing bloodshed among his own tribe...



  • A young Spaniard dreamed of great cities of gold, but found instead a challenging life among the native people of America's Great Plains. Juan Garcia rode as an arrogant conquistador into the heart of an unexplored continent. One day, on a lone pa...