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"Bestseller Coel's descriptive artistry surely makes her the James Lee Burke of Native American mystery writers...magnificently crafted."
Publishers Weekly

An original novella featuring Vicky Holden & Catherine McLeod
Man Found Dead in Park  Man Found Dead in Park
Available from A.S.A.P. Publishing

The story features my main female characters, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Denver reporter Catherine McLeod, and moves between Denver and the Wind River reservation. Along the way are murders, mystery, some downright scary characters (they even scared me a bit) and quite a few decent folks who see that, in the end, justice is done.

Three of my favorite authors—and favorite people—have contributed to the book: Anne Hillerman wrote the introduction, Keith McCafferty the afterward and Craig Johnson the cover piece. Renowned artist Phil Parks illustrated numerous scenes. And each copy of the Collector's Edition includes an original illustration!

Quite an exciting package from ASAP Publishing, which the LA Times called one of the premier publishers of limited-edition collectible books in the nation. I hope you will enjoy discovering Man Found Dead in Park as much as I enjoyed writing it.


"Of all the writers of Native-American mysteries compared to Tony Hillerman, Coel is the one who most deserves the accolade."
Publishers Weekly

Watch Margaret speaking about Chief Left Hand and Blood Memory at the Broomfield Library One-Book-One-Town Event:

You can also watch the C-Span Book TV interview with Margaret on her book Chief Left Hand, the man, his times, and his efforts for peace.

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