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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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Best Sellers

    • The Girl With Braided Hair

    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Andrea Bates
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    After a woman's skeleton is found on the Wind River Reservation, attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley are determined to find her identity and killer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • oh dear, different narrator

    • By Karen on 12-24-11

    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 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 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 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    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

    • 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 Silent Spirit

    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Margaret Coel’s spellbinding Wind River mysteries have long celebrated the spirit of the American West....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story.

    • By RLW on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Killing Raven

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    The one person Father John O'Malley believes could lead him to a killer is a terrified 15-year-old girl running for her life....

    Regular price: $16.79

    • 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

    • The Ghost Walker

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Wind River Reservation Story

    • By Carole T. on 06-26-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Thunder Keeper

    • Arapaho Indian Mysteries
    • By: Margaret Coel
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Lawyer Vicky Holden leaves the reservation for important cases for the Indian Nations. But Wind River pulls her back when an executive is killed while trying to hire Vicky for reservation work....

    Regular price: $13.99

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