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

 Winter's Child
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A childless Arapaho couple on the Wind River Reservation find an infant on their doorstep. They care for the tiny child, expecting someone to claim her. Months go by, then years, but no one comes. Myra and Eldon Little Shield fall in love with the child they call Mary Ann. The child is white.

When Mary Ann is about to start school, they know they must legally adopt her. Or face losing her. They hire adoption lawyer Clint Hopkins, who, after doing some research, arranges to meet with Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden. But before the meeting can take place, a black truck appears out of nowhere and runs Clint Hopkins down.

Drawn into the case, Vicky and Father John O'Malley soon run into a wall of secrets. Who is the white child called Mary Ann and where did she come from?

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