It’s a pleasure to tell you about THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY by Margaret Coel, the latest installment in the fascinating Wind River Mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime.
To celebrate the release, Berkley is giving away a print copy of THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY to a lucky visitor to Thoughts in Progress. Be sure to see the end of the post for more details on the giveaway.
Here’s my thoughts on this intriguing story.
THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY by Margaret Coel
THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY is a great example of how she blends all these elements, and much more, into an enthralling murder mystery that will hold you captive from beginning to end.
Coel’s eye for detail and vivid descriptions quickly draw you into the story. Her well-developed characters are likable and realistic adding layers to the story. It’s Coel’s way of relating history and Arapaho traditions with fiction that enhances the story making it come alive.
In this latest installment, Coel draws on the legend of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to heighten the intrigue. Her main characters, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O’Malley, deal with murder and secrets as a lost treasure of Butch Cassidy’s plays a key role in a murder on the Wind River Reservation.
It appears Robert Walking Bear may have died accidentally when his body is found in a lake in the Wind River mountains. However, the victim had been searching for Butch Cassidy’s buried loot and he was using a map believed to have been drawn by the legendary Hole in the Wall gang leader himself. It seems there’s a lot of people who want to find that treasure too.
Weaving the present with the past, Coel takes readers on a wild ride filled with suspense, secrets and historical tidbits. She also mixes in a dash of romantic undertone.
THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY is a fascinating mystery that moves at a quick pace. This is a story that will be hard to put down once you turn that first page.
Author Margaret Coel’s website can be found HERE.
The Man Who Fell From the Sky by Margaret Coel, A Wind River Mystery Book #19, Berkley, @2015, ISBN: 978-0425280300, Hardcover, 304 Pages
FTC Full Disclosure – A copy of this book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review. The thoughts are completely my own and given honestly and freely.
This giveaway is for one print copy of THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY and is open to residents of the U.S. The deadline will end at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
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