Buffalo Bill's Dead Now
By Margaret Coel
(Berkley Hardcover, Hardcover, 9780425252710, 304pp.)
Publication Date: September 4, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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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. Rancher and Indian artifact 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 witness a car speeding from his home and he’s found murdered inside. 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…
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 Mystery series and several works of nonfiction. Originally a historian by trade, she is considered an expert on the Arapaho Indians.
“[Coel is] a master.”—Tony Hillerman Praise for The Spider’s Web “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
“The plot was well done and the twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat. The suspense is finely layered like a good Hitchcock thriller.”—Mystery Suspense