Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Identity. David Heska Wanbli Weiden’s debut crime novel is titled, Winter Counts. Set on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, the novel overflows with interesting and complex characters facing contemporary challenges. Drug cartels are making inroads in the area to the peril of the community. Protagonist Virgil Wounded Horse has struggled with life and his identity, often called half-breed. He is guardian for his nephew, a high school student facing similar challenges of identity. Weiden writes with great skill and insight into the life of this community while presenting all the key elements of a thrilling crime plot. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase Winter Counts from amazon.com.