Author: Sandi Ault
Published: March 3, 2009 by Berkley Prime Crime/Penguin
Series Name: WILD Mystery Series
Category: Southwest Mystery
Main Character: Jamaica Wild-a BLM agent, Mountain-the wolf, Momma Anna-her teacher, Kerry-her boyfriend
WILD INDIGO and WILD INFERNO introduced rough-and-ready Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild. Now, as the icy chill of winter looms, Jamaica stumbles across a frozen corpse and a hate crime with disturbing roots in the history of the Pueblo. While tracking a wounded mountain lion on a desolate canyon rim, Jamaica and her wolf, Mountain, come across an old Indian School--a place where children were "Americanized" after being taken from their homes. When a snowstorm sweeps the canyon, Jamaica is forced to take refuge in the abandoned school. As she explores her impromptu haven, Jamaica discovers the desecrated body of an elderly Anglo woman. This discovery combined with the troubled history of the abandoned school and the sorrowful howling of the icy wind haunt Jamaica throughout the night. After the storm, the FBI takes over the murder investigation while Jamaica continues to search for the wounded she-lion and her cubs. As the dead of winter approaches, arctic temperatures on the mesa threaten the survival of the mountain lions-- and Jamaica herself, as she is stalked and terrorized by the unidentified killer . . .