The Fire Carrier by Jean Hager

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While investigating the mysterious death of Frank Coats, Oklahoma Police Chief Mitch Bushyhead finds himself coping with numerous reported sightings of the Fire Carrier, a legendary Cherokee evil spirit and a teenage daughter who just got her driver's license. Tour.

About Jean Hager

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Jean Hager has written numerous novels, many under the pseudonyms Marlaine Kyle, Amanda McAllister, Sara North and Jeanne Stephens. Hager, who is one-eighth Cherokee and often explores Native American themes in her work. She received the Teepee Trophy award from the Oklahoma Writers Federation for best novel of 1977 for Terror in the Sunlight, and best novel of 1979 for Shadow of the Tamaracks. Her other books include A Suitable Marriage (1982), Seven Black Stones (1995), and Masked Dancers (1998). Jean Hager was born in 1932 in Maywood, Illinois. She married Kenneth C. Hager in 1950, and graduated from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma in 1969.
Published May 1, 1996 by Mysterious Pr. 245 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mitch puts a lot of suspects through a lot of dull questioning, trying to pin down the source of the four blows that killed Hatch and seeking motives strong enough to lead to murder.

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Hager, who writes the Molly Bearpaw mysteries (Nightwalker), returns to her series starring Mitch Bushyhead, Chief of Police of Buckskin, in Oklahoma's Cherokee country, with this intriguing, complex tale that mixes Cherokee life and lore with small-town eccentrics.

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