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Margaret Coel

Margaret Coel is the author of four nonfiction books and many articles on the people and places of the American West. Her work has won national and regional awards. Her first John O'Malley mystery, The Eagle Catcher, was a national bestseller, garnering excellent reviews from the Denver Post, Tony Hillerman, Jean Hager, Loren D. Estleman, Stephen White, Earlene Fowler, Ann Ripley and other top writers in the field. A native of Colorado, she resides in Boulder.

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    • The Story Teller

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    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....

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Blood Memory

    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Investigative reporter Catherine McLeod has been covering the local Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes' case to reclaim 27 million acres of land....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Still hoping to hear something likeable....

    • By Rio Delta Wild on 12-23-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Eye of the Wolf

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Someone has left three dead Shoshones on an historic battlefield, positioned to mimic the bodies of those Arapahos killed in the slaughter....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag

    • By Lehua of Pacifica on 10-22-08

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Lost Bird

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Film star Sharon David travels to Wind River country, convinced that she was adopted at birth from the reservation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen<br />

    • By donna stoffer on 09-10-18

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Spider's Web

    • A Wind River Mystery
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley find themselves disagreeing over a murder case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I always love Coel's books

    • By Dee on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Wife of Moon

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    A descendant of the Arapaho tribal chief who appeared in historical photos has been shot to death, and a museum's curator has disappeared....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Another murder-by-narrator

    • By Lehua of Pacifica on 08-27-08

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Drowning Man

    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Andrea Bates
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Attorney Vicki Holden and Father John O'Malley take on the case of the stolen petroglyphs....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story, Poor narration

    • By Jill on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $22.39

    • The Dream Stalker

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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....

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Eagle Catcher

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Escape the the Wind River Reservation

    • By Carole T. on 06-26-12

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Shadow Dancer

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    When lawyer Vicky Holden's estranged husband is found murdered, Father John O'Malley believes that a local has more to do with it than he lets on....

    Regular price: $16.79

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