What an amazing insight into The Osage Indian murders which occurred in the early 1920s in Osage county Oklahoma. I had never heard of these murders and when I read reviews on this book by David Grann I really was keen to learn what happened to these people.
Between 1921 and 1925 over 60 Osage were killed, and these crimes appear to have been committed by greedy individuals in order to take over the Osage lands which were rich in oil and were worth vast sums of money. Newspapers of the time described the increasing number of unsolved murders as the "Reign of Terror".
an extremely well researched and written account by David Grann, this is a book that informs and educates the reader as well as being a terrific true life crime story well worth reading.