Books by Jean Hager

MASKED DANCERS by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 1998

"Hager fans will love it."
Police Chief Mitch Bushyhead of Buckskin, Oklahoma (The Fire-Carrier, etc.), faces a challenging puzzle in his sleepy bailiwick when, during a rainstorm, his daughter Emily and two friends seek shelter in a cave and discover the body of Wildlife warden Arnett Walsh, shot to death. Read full book review >
THE SPIRIT CALLER by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 1997

"Tidily plotted and mildly entertaining, with special appeal to aficionados of Native American lore. (Regional author tour)"
A fourth adventure for Molly Bearpaw (Seven Black Stones, 1995, etc.), recently appointed Major Crimes Investigator for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, who's soon faced with a puzzle worthy of the hefty title. Read full book review >
THE FIRE CARRIER by Jean Hager
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 1996

"Not one of Hager's better efforts. (Author tour)"
Police Chief Mitch Bushyhead of Buckskin, Oklahoma, has another murder on his hands (Ghostland, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >
SEVEN BLACK STONES by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 1995

"While the chilly disharmonies of failing marriages get sensitive treatment here, the rough-hewn, undermotivated murder plot fares less well."
Handsome, convivial construction worker Ed Whitekiller, living on the outskirts of Tahlequah, Okla., is out of work and has just concluded his latest extramarital affair when he's found by Maggie, his 14-year-old daughter, in their garage—dead of carbon-monoxide poisoning. Read full book review >
THE REDBIRD'S CRY by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"Heavily padded with inane chatter, balky romances, and snippets of Indian folklore, this is far from Hager's best, and no match for her Chief Bushyhead adventures (Ghostland, 1991, etc.)."
Molly Bearpaw, sole investigator for Oklahoma's Native American Advocacy League, once again tackles a case of murder in this slow-moving follow-up to Ravenmocker (1992). Read full book review >
RAVENMOCKER by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"A pretty dull excursion."
Molly Bearpaw is the lone employee of the Oklahoma branch of the Native American Advocacy League but, in this initial outing, spends most of her time playing detective. Read full book review >
GHOSTLAND by Jean Hager
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 7, 1992

"Hager's most engrossing effort to date."
Oklahoma's Mitch Bushyhead, chief of police in Buckskin (Night Walker, etc.), is determined to find the killer of little Tamarah Birch, a third-grader at the area's tribal boarding school, whose body was found—strangled but not molested—in woods edging the school grounds. Read full book review >