In the latest Wind River novel from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley are witnesses to history—and murder…
After more than 120 years, the regalia worn by Arapaho Chief Black Heart in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show were supposed to be returned to his people. But the cartons containing the relics were empty when they arrived at the Arapaho Museum. Collector Trevor Pratt had them shipped from Germany and believes thieves must have stolen them en route.
Vicki and Father John suspect Trevor knows more about the theft than he’s telling—a suspicion that’s confirmed when they find him murdered in his home. To find the killer, they must first uncover the truth about a blood feud between two Arapaho families—and the original theft of Black Heart’s possessions dating back more than a century…
About the Author
Margaret Coel is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of the acclaimed novels featuring Father John O’Malley and Vicky Holden, as well as the Catherine McLeod Mysteries and several works of nonfiction. Originally a historian by trade, she is considered an expert on the Arapaho Indians. A native of Colorado, she resides in Boulder.
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Excerpted from "Buffalo Bill's Dead Now"
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“Another satisfying sojourn through all that has made Coel a bestselling writer.”—The Denver Post
“A tangled web woven of lies, coveting, and blackmail...If you like captivating mystery stories that are a little off the beaten path, you will love this one by Margaret Coel.”—The Romance Readers Connection
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