Spirit Woman Author:Margaret Coel Her previous Native American mystery, The Lost Bird, hit the New York Times extended list and received glowing reviews. Now Margaret Coel presents the newest entry in her "superior series" (Booklist). — When Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley look into the disappearance of a history professor who was visiting the Wind River Reservation,... more » they are led into a twenty-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of another historian, and then even further into the past-as they unravel a controversy surrounding the young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea...
Margaret Coel's mysteries:
"Shouldn't be missed by anyone interested in either new trends in mystery writing or contemporary Indian culture. She's a master at both."-Tony Hillerman
"Coel is clearly at the top of her game."-Booklist
"Coel is a vivid voice for the West, its struggles to retain its past and at the same time enjoy the fruits of the future."-Dallas Morning News
"Coel knows that the gaps between cultures are fertile ground for suspense."-Publishers Weekly
"One of the top storytellers of the genre."-Midwest Book Review« less