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THE NORTH ROAD: The Blue Child Series ~June O’Brien


THE NORTH ROAD is a Native American dream story which is compelling and revealing.  June O’Brien has taken some of the major offensives perpetrated against the tribes and the earth and put them into a wondrous tale, which portrays how the First People are recovering and healing themselves and the earth.  It is the second book in the Blue Child Series following ON THE MOUNTAIN  which I reviewed earlier in the week; both books can stand alone as good reads.

Ruby, Agnes and Grace are three sisters who have been living with their Grandparents and were trained in the family heritage, tribal mythology and magic.  Their survival skills were part of the daily ritual.  All three women are very capable and skilled and they know how to drum and sing to the spirit.  They see the signs.  This is a story of the three using their skills and knowledge to counter an attack from a group of beings who wish to control everything and everyone and are now involved in a large power grab.  It is a story about taking the healing-spirit child to a most powerful Medicine Man in the Southwest of the United States and then driving back to home on the Olympic Peninsula.  Each woman discovers her true vision, spirit, and work which needs to be undertaken.  The emotions are real and the danger.

“The women who think of themselves as sisters are part of a long lineage that helps to hold the world in place.”

We are introduced to the LILIN people in this story.  They are the overseers of the earth and all the people upon the earth.  They control what happens and have computer programs to watch when something gets in their way.  They are being driven these days by a Red Spirit who wants the ultimate control, which involved the finding of the Blue Child and her spirit guide.  They have been “messing” with the spirit medicine found on THE NORTH ROAD.   Gregory and Madge are interesting additions to their family tree and they are discovering a new truth about their lives also.   This part of the story adds some spying, tracking, and car chasing to the adventure.   Oh yes!  Those tricky coyotes are in full voice!

I believe that many folks will enjoy reading THE NORTH ROAD.

June O’Brien is a member of the Nansemond Tribe and knows plants and medicine. She knows the mountains and writes poetry about her life journey and her roots and dreams.  She has degrees in psychology and counseling and has written two books of poetry.  O’Brien is a dream consultant and knows how to capture a story from a spirit guide.

June O’Brien on Facebook
The Blue Child Series on the web

The book is a part of my own library and the author assisted me in getting a Kindle Copy to read.  Thank you.  Such a good adventure on a Winter’s night – THE NORTH ROAD.

If you purchase anything from Amazon or Powell’s (giving away a free tote bag this season with all orders) from this site, I will receive a few beans in my bucket.  Thank you.  Donations also welcomed.

Related Reading:
On The Mountain 
When Women Were Birds
The Crown 
The Lemon Tree 

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6 Responses to “THE NORTH ROAD: The Blue Child Series ~June O’Brien”

  1. Hilary Says:

    Hi Patricia .. I imagine this would be a good read and would let us have some insight into the flora and fauna of the North American areas of the Nansemond Tribe …

    I hope you have a happy Christmas and that 2014 is easier and a blessed one .. cheers Hilary
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    patricia Reply:

    Hilary
    This is quite the story more inclined to say it is about Native American Spirits and women on an important journey – filled with magic and good story telling.

    Best wishes to you for a wonderful 2014. I am looking forward to reading your Mandela series.

    Thank you for all your good words through the year.

  2. Laurie Buchanan Says:

    Patricia – You just keep reeling me in…hook, line, and sinker!
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    patricia Reply:

    This is a very good read Laurie
    15 new books to review arrived on Tuesday this week – I think I will be casting out a great many lines to share!

    Really enjoyed your stardust post…and will be using it for our Christmas Eve discussion – Thank you

  3. Sam Juliano Says:

    Yes THE NORTH ROAD is yet another unique and potentially great read that has me intrigued. I am tied up for the holidays but have taken down this title and will be fully investigating it. As always you write with feeling and passion Patricia.

    Happy Holidays to you and yours!

    patricia Reply:

    Sam,
    Took a week off so sorry to take a bit to arrive here –
    I think you will enjoy this book, I am liking the author’s poems on Facebook too.

    Thank you for your kind words – I value them

    Happy New Year with abundant health to you and yours