Sue Hoklotubbe is a Cherokee tribal citizen
and the author of the award-winning Sadie
Walela Mystery Series. She grew up on the
banks of Lake Eucha in northeastern Oklahoma
and uses that location as the setting for
her mystery novels to transport readers into
modern-day Cherokee life.
She is the winner of the WILLA Literary
Award for Original Softcover Fiction by
Women Writing the West, the New
Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Best Mystery,
Mystery of the Year by Wordcraft Circle of
Native Writers and Storytellers, and the
Trophy Award for Best Fiction Book by
Oklahoma Writers' Federation. Sara has also
been a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award.