Reader Review: Disclaimer - I love horses, and I think this is partly why this is my favourite book in this series, as Alya learns to tame and work with the animals in her world. But it also has a pretty hot love story and plenty of action to add to the mix, so it was a book that kept me reading into the "wee small hours". Recommended.
This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:
• An exclusive preview chapter from Jean M. Auel’s The Land of Painted Caves , on sale in hardcover March 29, 2011
• An Earth’s Children® series sampler including free chapters from the other books in Jean M. Auel’s bestselling series
• A Q&A with the author about the Earth’s Children® series
The Valley of Horses is the second in the great Earth's Children® series. In The Valley of Horses, Jean Auel uses her thorough understanding of human nature and her powerful gift of storytelling to continue the saga of Ayla and to once again, with exquisite and accurate detail, re-create the world as it truly might have been.
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|Release Date: 10-06-2010|
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The Valley of Horses
She was dead. What did it matter if icy needles of freezing rain flayed her skin raw. The young woman squinted into the wind, pulling her wolverine hood closer. Violent gusts whipped her bearskin wrap against her legs.
Were those trees ahead? She thought she remembered seeing a scraggly row of woody vegetation on the horizon earlier, and wished she had paid more attention, or that her memory was as good as that of the rest of the Clan. She still thought of herself as Clan, though she never had been, and now she was dead.
She bowed her head and leaned into the wind. The storm had come upon her suddenly, hurtling down from the north, and she was desperate for shelter. But she was a long way from the cave, and unfamiliar with the territory. The moon had gone through a full cycle of phases since she left, but she still had no idea where she was going.
North, to the mainland beyond the peninsula, that was all she knew. The night Iza died, she had told her to leave, told her Broud would find a way to hurt her when he became leader. Iza had been right. Broud had hurt her, worse than she ever imagined.
He had no good reason to take Durc away from me, Ayla thought. He's my son. Broud had no good reason to curse me, either. He's the one who made the spirits angry. He's the one who brought on the earthquake. At least she knew what to expect this time. But it happened so fast that even the clan had taken a while to accept it, to close her out of their sight. But they couldn't stop Durc from seeing her, though she was dead to the rest of the clan.
Broud had cursed her on impulse born of anger. When Brun had cursed her, the first time, he had prepared them. He'd had reason; they kn...
Title: The Valley of Horses January 24, 2014 Disclaimer - I love horses, and I think this is partly why this is my favourite book in this series, as Alya learns to tame and work with the animals in her world.
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My favourite 'cave bear' book
Reviewer: A reader from UK
But it also has a pretty hot love story and plenty of action to add to the mix, so it was a book that kept me reading into the "wee small hours". Recommended.
January 24, 2014
Disclaimer - I love horses, and I think this is partly why this is my favourite book in this series, as Alya learns to tame and work with the animals in her world.
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