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Blackening Song is the debut of Navajo FBI agent Ella Clah, who returns to the reservation to investigate the murder of her father, a minister. The ritual nature of the killing makes Ella's brother, a medicine man, the prime suspect. Without cooperation from the tribe, the FBI, or the local police, Ella must plumb the depths of the struggle between traditionalist and modernist forces among the Navajo to find her father's murderer.

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Blackening Song is the debut of Navajo FBI agent Ella Clah, who returns to the reservation to investigate the murder of her father, a minister. The ritual nature of the killing makes Ella's brother, a medicine man, the prime suspect. Without cooperation from the tribe, the FBI, or the local police, Ella must plumb the depths of the struggle between traditionalist and modernist forces among the Navajo to find her father's murderer.

About the Author

Aimée and David Thurlo have been married for more than thirty years and have been writing novels together for nearly that long, in a variety of genres including romance, young adult, and mystery. They have three ongoing mystery series, the Sister Agatha series, starring a cloistered nun, the Lee Nez series, featuring a Navajo vampire who teams up with a female FBI agent to fight crimes that have elements of the supernatural, and their flagship series, the critically-acclaimed Ella Clah novels. Several Ella Clah novels, including Tracking Bear, Red Mesa, and Shooting Chant, have received starred reviews from Booklist.

David Thurlo was raised on the Navajo Indian Reservation and later taught school in Shiprock, also on the Rez. Aimée, a native of Havana, Cuba, has lived in New Mexico for more than thirty years. The Thurlos share their home with dogs, horses, and various pet rodents. They have written more than fifty novels which have been published in more than twenty countries.

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Oleofox, January 24, 2013 (view all comments by Oleofox)
Good start to a mystery series. What caught my eye was the picture on the spine of another Ella Clah mystery when I was at my local library. After reading the blurb about the series on the inside cover I knew I must read the entire series. The storyline was good and Ella Clah was interesting for a cop type mystery series (all the others I have read (Craig Johnson, Kathy Reichs, Sandi Ault, Nevada Barr), don't really seem to focus on the main character's heritage. Although to be fair, the other series written by the authors I mentioned, basically have a "white" main character. Whereas this series has a main character with a definite heritage/culture. I gave this a 4/5 because while the entire concept intrigued me, the story and characters did not immediately draw me into the story. I will start the second book soon and I do hope that this is a series that will get better and be one that I will forgo sleep in order to finish.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780765302564
Author:
Thurlo, Aimee
Author:
Thurlo, David
Author:
Thurlo, Aim
Publisher:
St. Martins Press-3pl
Location:
New York
Subject:
Police
Subject:
New mexico
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Navajo Indians
Subject:
Navajo women.
Subject:
Clah, Ella
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Cozy
Subject:
Native American & Aboriginal
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Ella Clah
Series Volume:
1986/15
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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Blackening Song is the debut of Navajo FBI agent Ella Clah, who returns to the reservation to investigate the murder of her father, a minister. The ritual nature of the killing makes Ella's brother, a medicine man, the prime suspect. Without cooperation from the tribe, the FBI, or the local police, Ella must plumb the depths of the struggle between traditionalist and modernist forces among the Navajo to find her father's murderer.

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