The glaciers of the Sierra Nevada are melting, destroying the habitat of the mastodons, creating the rich land that will become California. The coastal people struggle to understand the changing world around them: their seer Sunchaser has lost his way to the Spirit World, and mammoths continue to disappear.
When a beautiful woman arrives, fleeing from her abusive husband, the people know what they must do—for if the Spirits are already taking the animals away, what will happen if they shelter a stranger?
Now Sunchaser must make a choice—between the woman he loves and the preservation of his peoples world.
Now in paperback, the latest in the internationally bestselling First North Americans series. 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. (Historical Fiction)