The Eagle Catcher

  • by Margaret Coel
  • Narrated by Stephanie Brush
  • 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On the windswept plains of Wyoming's Wind River Reservation, Father John O'Malley and Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden investigate the murder of the Arapaho tribal chairman.

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What the Critics Say

"[P]oised and lively narration of issues of modern Indian life and tradition, fraud and murder....Brush dexterously blends details of the vivid countryside, culture, history and conspiracy." (AudioFile)
"Likable, well-drawn characters and a lively pace mark this novel." (Publishers Weekly)

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Escape the the Wind River Reservation

"The Eagle Catcher" is one in a series of Wind River Reservation mysteries by Margaret Coel. They are reminiscent of the great Tony Hillerman books, with a real respect for and feel of the reservation. Coel's characters are also compelling - you long to follow their story. There's a priest who comes to love this far-flung outpost to which he has been banished, and the Indian lawyer who is conflicted by her roots and her attachment to the priest. Other characters are well-drawn, and the joys and sorrows of life on the reservation make for excellent reading. And listening - the narrator does a fine job.

Unfortunately, Audible doesn't have all the books in this series. Do try one of these; I think you'll like them. "The Eagle Catcher" is a great place to begin the series. Maybe then a whole lot of us appreciative listeners can convince Audible to offer them all!
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- C. Telfair "Audible has changed my life! Dry , itchy eyes were destroying one of my greatest pleasures - reading. Now I am experiencing books again!"

The Eagle Catcher by Margaret Coel

The entire Fr. John-Vicki Holden series is wonderful! There are a lot more of them-Audible, obtain them! The reader does superb Indian accents. Listen to the whole series!
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- Karen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-04-2008
  • Publisher: Books in Motion