Shape shifter novella set in Arizona with a Native American
Arizona Game Ranger
Madison Huntley, investigating a wild animal attack on a ranch
in Cave Creek, discovers disturbing details. If she didn't know
better, she'd say the legends frightening the ranch hand might
be true. But Madison isn't just a wilderness cop. As a biologist
and a wild life expert, she believes in facts and science, not
Kaletaka, a Hopi Native, enjoys fame among the white man,
forging haunting sculptures of half gods, half humans. When he
awakens bloody, with no recollection of what he did the night
before, he remembers the legends of his tribe, and the meaning
of his name. But as hard as he tries, can he escape his destiny?
Can Madison solve the mystery killings and insure the safety of
the town? Let alone her own safety? For each step closer to the
truth and to Kaletaka, unleashes an unspeakable evil, and no one
building, characters the readers cares about, and an intriguing
mystery… COYOTE GORGEOUS has all the elements one expects from a
Vijaya Schartz story! Easily recommended!"
4.5 Shamrocks - Debbie, CK2sKwipsandKritique
"So many times my
theory of who done it was thwarted and yet I was thrilled to
stay on the edge of my seat until the very last word just to
Five stars - Book Junkie Reviews
"excellent characters... well written. Fascinated about the
subject matter and the legends..."
Five hearts - Romance Book Scene
"I'm not sure
Kaletaka could have been more scrumptious if he tried...and he
knows his way around a kitchen to boot... a fast-paced,
action-packed and enjoyable read."
Four stars - The Hope Chest Reviews
story, with the integration of Navajo legend into the modern
setting... this volume is a real page turner... I am a Choctaw
Indian myself... I was truly impressed with the seamless
integration of the Navajo legends of skinwalkers. This is a fun
read that I highly recommend to anyone with a passion for
shapeshifters, Indians and mystery."
Four stars - Cassie - Bitten By Books
"Ms. Schartz has
blended ancient Hopi lore into a beautifully descriptive
story... opened my understanding of the importance of keeping
traditions alive... Kal's works of art bring his heritage to
life for everyone to see and appreciate. Thanks go to Ms.
Schartz for an intriguing story."
Four Angels - Fallen Angel