Plunder of the Ancients

A True Story of Betrayal, Redemption, and an Undercover Quest to Recover Sacred Native American Artifacts


Book Description

Plunder of the Ancients is a rare look inside an undercover investigation in which special agent Lucinda Schroeder reveals the details of her case in which she was assigned to expose Indian Art thieves and dealers in Santa Fe, New Mexico, who out of unmitigated greed, were exploiting sacred artifacts for huge sums of money. Her final task was to bring the criminals to justice; recover the sacred artifacts and return them to their rightful people.
Plunder of the Ancients takes readers along on a dangerous and unprecedented assignment as Schroeder battles betrayal, evil spirits, and shape shifters for a cause she strongly believes in. Learn more at

About Schroeder, Lucinda

 Lucinda Delaney Schroeder is a retired special agent for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In 1974, she became one of the first women hired to work in federal law enforcement. Throughout her thirty-year career she frequently went undercover risking her life for the sake of wildlife and cultural heritage. She lives in Montrose, Colorado.