Friday, February 12, 2016

Native American Mystery Series Part 2

To help honor Native American literature, we highlighted mystery series Volume One in November.  This is Volume Two.  The following contain a Native American protagonist and/or are written by a Native American author.  These books are as unique as the many tribes and nations in North America plus some of the best mysteries around.  So if you like history, action, and interesting and quirky characters, try these great series!

William Kent Krueger--Iron Lake--Cork O'Connor is a part Irish and part Ojibwe former sheriff in Aurora, Minnesota.

M. J. McGrath--White Heat--Edie Kiglatuk is an Inuit hunter and guide in the wilds of the Arctic.

Mardi Oakley Medawar--Death at Rainy Mountain--Tay-Bodal is a Kiowa healer in late 19th century Oklahoma.

Mardi Oakley Medawar--Murder on the Red Cliff Rez--Karen Charboneau is a Chippewa artist and Tracker in Northern Wisconsin.

Kirk Mitchell--Cry Dance--Emmett Quanah Parker is a Comanche BIA Agent and Anna Turnipseed is a Modoc FBI agent in the Western United States.

Thomas Perry--Vanishing Act--Jane Whitefield is a Seneca "guide" in Upstate New York.  She helps people in mortal danger disappear.

William Sanders--Next Victim--Taggart Roper is a Cherokee writer and private eye in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Susan Slater--The Pumpkin Seed Massacre--psychologist Ben Pecos is a Pueblo Indian in New Mexico.

Dana Stabenow--A Cold Day for Murder--Kate Shugak is an Aleut/Russian investigator in remote Niniltna, Alaska.

Aimee Thurlo--Blackening Song--Ella Clah is a Navajo FBI Agent/special investigator in Shiprock, New Mexico.

J. F. Trainor--Dynamite Pass--Angela Biwaben is an Anishabe princess and ex-embezzler in Minnesota.

Robert Westbrook--Ghost Dancer--Howard Moon Deer is a Lakota Sioux graduate student studying in New Mexico.

Scott Young--Murder in a Cold Climate--Mateesie Kitologitak is an Inuit Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman in Canada.

If you missed Volume One go here.

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