Juggling a family and a career is never easy, and it's becoming a real challenge for Sheriff Joanna Brady. Coping with the impending delivery of her second child as well as a staff shortage, the last thing Joanna needs are two serious crimes.
"A Great Listen"
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.
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.
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"
An historian, who is convinced that the memoirs of 19th-century Shoshone heroine Sacajawea are stashed somewhere on the reservation, has disappeared.
During the fur-trapping era of the early 1800's, Marie Dorion refuses to be left behind in St. Louis when her husband heads west. Faced with hostile landscapes, an untried expedition leader, and her volatile husband, Marie finds that the daring act she hoped would bring her family together may, in the end, tear them apart. History records that on the journey, Marie may have briefly met Sacajawea, the famous interpreter who accompanied Lewis and Clark. She too was married to a mixed-blood man of French Canadian and Native American descent, and was raising a son in a white world.
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"
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"
Charlie and her husband begin the winter with hopes for a honeymoon in a secluded New Mexico mountain cabin. But their plans are disrupted when police locate an old pawn ticket identifying the gun used in a five year old murder. They trace the ticket back to ski instructor Elroy Romero, who work's for Charlie's husband, Drake. Elroy swears he didn't commit the crime, even though the gun has been in his possession all along. And when it turns out the murder victim was Elroy's brother, a priest, Charlie really begins to question her client's story.
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.
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.
Boston is in the grip of a serial killer known as the Harvester, due to his fondness for keeping bloody souvenirs of his victims. But mny of those victims are people that Tally knew, through her work or as friends. Tally realizes there's a connection, a link that only she can find. But she'd better find it fast. The Harvester is getting closer.
From the fierce Alaskan wilderness to the gaiety of San Francisco society; the familiar peaks of Bergen, Norway to the dark, churning waters of Cape Horn; witness the glorious conclusion of the Northern Lights family saga.
"More than 3 stars"
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.
Not one, but two dead bodies are found in the harsh New Mexico desert. The first man's face is smashed beyond recognition, and the second one appears to have been forced to dig his own grave before being murdered...execution style.
Soon, new Sheriff Robert Torrez and Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman are knee deep in the midst of a brutal murder spree that spans both sides of the border.
Film star Sharon David travels to Wind River country, convinced that she was adopted at birth from the reservation.
Two different peoples, each laying claim to the same territory. Dark Water, the keeper of her tribe's history, the Yiwiyawa, has no love for the whites. Barr Conner, a loner, an outcast among his own people, has no love for the Rogue's. Yet these two must work together, fighting treachery and bigotry, to reconcile two ways of life - while fighting their own growing love.
Octogenarian Willie McBride has gone missing, and now his obnoxious daughter is pestering Albuquerque CPA Charlie Parker to find him in time for the big family reunion. Apparently, the eccentric old man had one driving obsession: finding gold. So Charlie follows Willie's prospecting trail to the modern-day ghost town of White Oaks, site of an historic gold rush, a bitter scandal, some ugly business - and now a corpse.
"No suspense, minimal arc, annoying narrator"
Actress Morgan Taylor exchanges her hometown of Chicago for the open seas, agreeing to do a friend a favor by replacing a last-minute deserter in the cruise ship's entertainment cast. It's only after she meets the ship in Miami that Morgan learns her predecessor was murdered.