An historian, who is convinced that the memoirs of 19th-century Shoshone heroine Sacajawea are stashed somewhere on the reservation, has disappeared.
Margaret Coel’s spellbinding Wind River mysteries have long celebrated the spirit of the American West. When Kiki Wallowingbull is found dead on the reservation, all signs point to a drug deal gone wrong. Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden and Jesuit priest Father John O’Malley begin an investigation into the murder, but soon find themselves spiraling toward a deadly world of drugs and deceit.
"Another fantastic adventure with Vicki Holden & Father O'Malley"
Father John O'Malley and attorney Vicky Holden investigate the murder of an Arapaho student interested in a priceless Arapaho ledger, a ledger recently missing from a museum.
Lawyer Vicky Holden leaves the reservation for important cases for the Indian Nations. But Wind River pulls her back when Balder Industries executive Vince Lewis is killed while trying to hire Vicky for reservation work.
Someone has left three dead Shoshones on an historic battlefield, positioned to mimic the bodies of those Arapahos killed in the slaughter. Frankie Montana, attorney Vicky Holden's latest client, is a frequent guest of the reservation's holding cells, and after a recent heated encounter with the three dead men, is the number one suspect in their deaths. But despite his faults, Vicky doesn't believe he is capable of murder.
"Eye of the Wolfe"
Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley find themselves disagreeing over a murder case. But when the killer strikes again, both will have to put their differences aside before they, too, get caught in the murderer’s web.
"Not Tony Hillerman"
Film star Sharon David travels to Wind River country, convinced that she was adopted at birth from the reservation.
When the body of a white man is recovered from a shallow grave in one of the most troubled corners of the Wind River Reservation, Father John O'Malley knows that if the murderer isn't caught quickly, this tragedy will only be the beginning. The victim's widow is already out for revenge. And the one person Father John believes could lead him to the killer is a terrified 15-year-old girl running for her life.
Historical photographs are on display at the museum of St. Francis Mission on the Arapaho reservation, and history seems doomed to repeat itself. A descendant of the tribal chief who appeared in the pictures has been shot to death, and the museum's curator has disappeared. The two incidents may be linked to a near century-old murder.
Travis Birdsong sits in prison for killing his partner in the crime of stealing petroglyphs from the Red Cliff canyon. Attorney Vicki Holden is convinced that Travis must be innocent because another petroglyph has been stolen out of the canyon. She is even more convinced after the thieves contact the mission priest in order to get the tribes to buy the artifact back. As Father John tries to get the petroglyph back and Vicki tries to prove Travis is innocent, the two situations collide.
"Excellent story, Poor narration"
Father John O'Malley discovers a frozen body on the Arapaho Reservation, a corpse that later disappears. O'Malley and Vicky Holden draw upon ancient traditions to stop the murderer.
"Another Great Wind River Reservation Story"
On the windswept plains of Wyoming's Wind River Reservation, Father John O'Malley and Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden investigate the murder of the Arapaho tribal chairman.
"Escape the the Wind River Reservation"
Investigative reporter Catherine McLeod has been covering the local Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes' case to reclaim 27 million acres of land, but after barely surviving an assassination attempt, she decides to lie low for a while. Yet Catherine's persistence in covering the story soon leads her to uncover a startling conspiracy - and some eye-opening truths about her own heritage.
"Still hoping to hear something likeable...."
James "Orlando" Sherwood has resurrected the old Shadow Dance religion, having his followers dance for days at a time for the promise of an Indian paradise. And when lawyer Vicky Holden's estranged husband is found murdered, Father John O'Malley believes that Orlando has more to do with it than he lets on. But to get the proof, Father John and Vicky Holden will have to learn to dance to his music.
A woman's skeleton is found on the Wind River Reservation. Forensics determine the woman was shot to death in 1973. Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley are determined to find the identity of the forgotten woman and see that she is laid to rest in the traditional Arapaho way. As the life and death of the woman begin to come into view, Vicky and Father John realize that, after 30 years, the killer still on the reservation and that they are about to be his next victims.
"oh dear, different narrator"
The Wind River Reservation agrees to a nuclear-waste storage site in exchange for jobs and millions in revenue. But murder points Vicky Holden and Father John toward a larger plot.