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Legendary tribal sleuths Leaphorn and Chee are back!

The supremely talented daughter of New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman continues his popular series with this fresh, new mystery — her debut novel — filled with captivating lore, startling suspense, bold new characters, vivid color, and rich atmosphere.

It happened in an instant: After a breakfast with colleagues, Navajo Nation Police Officer Bernadette Manuelito sees a sedan career into the parking lot and hears a crack of gunfire. When the dust clears, someone very close to her is lying on the asphalt in a pool of blood.

With the victim in the hospital fighting for his life, every person in the squad and the local FBI office is hell-bent on catching the gunman. Bernie, too, wants in on the investigation, despite regulations strictly forbidding eyewitness involvement. Her superior may have ordered her to take some leave, but that doesn't mean she's going to sit idly by, especially when her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee, is put in charge of finding the shooter.

Pooling their skills, Bernie and Chee discover that a cold case involving Chee's former boss and partner, retired lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, may hold the key to the shooting. Digging into the old investigation with discriminating eyes and a fervent urgency, husband and wife find themselves inching closer to the truth with every clue... and closer to a killer who will do anything to prevent justice from taking its course.

Review:

"In her first novel, reporter Hillerman successfully revives Navajo policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, last seen in The Shape Shifter (2006), the final book from her father, MWA Grand Master Tony Hillerman (1925 – 2008). Officer Bernadette Manuelito, who married Chee in 2004's Skeleton Man, sees a gunman shoot Leaphorn in a restaurant parking lot, but isn't close enough to stop the shooter from driving off. With Leaphorn comatose, Chee is named head investigator, while Manuelito is officially removed from the case because she's a witness. Leaphorn's current job evaluating a collection that the American Indian Resource Center is acquiring may provide a clue to his attacker. The much used getaway car and the odd disappearance of Leaphorn's anthropologist lady friend, Louisa Bourebonette, may offer other clues. Chee may lead, but Manuelito forcefully injects herself into the case as a desperate killer threatens to strike again. Like her father, Hillerman has a gift for combining history and mystery. Agent: Elizabeth Trupin-Pulli, JET Literary Associates." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Review:

"Spider Woman's Daughter is an intricately plotted, suspenseful, colorful, and unforgettable journey. Readers will fall in love with Bernie Manuelito and look forward to Anne Hillerman's next effort in what should be a long, enjoyable, successful series. Her depiction of the Navajo Nation is spot on. I loved this book. Jo-Ann Mapson, author of award-winning Solomon's Oak and Finding Casey

Review:

“Chip off the literary block — there are a lot of things Tony taught his daughter, Anne, and one of them was how to tell a good story. Spider Woman's Daughter is a proud addition to the legacy, capturing the beauty and breath of the Southwest as only a Hillerman can.” Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, the basis for A & E's hit television series Longmire

Review:

"A daughter takes on her famous father's legacy in resuming a series focused on Navajo culture…maintaining the integrity…throughout." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

“[H]eart-stopping, action-packed...VERDICT Fans of Southwestern mysteries will cheer this return of Leaphorn and Chee.” Library Journal (starred review)

About the Author

Anne Hillerman is an award-winning reporter, the author of several nonfiction books, and the daughter of New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman. She lives in Santa Fe. This is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062270481
Author:
Hillerman, Anne
Publisher:
Harper
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20131001
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.01 in 22.8 oz

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Product details 320 pages Harper - English 9780062270481 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In her first novel, reporter Hillerman successfully revives Navajo policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, last seen in The Shape Shifter (2006), the final book from her father, MWA Grand Master Tony Hillerman (1925 – 2008). Officer Bernadette Manuelito, who married Chee in 2004's Skeleton Man, sees a gunman shoot Leaphorn in a restaurant parking lot, but isn't close enough to stop the shooter from driving off. With Leaphorn comatose, Chee is named head investigator, while Manuelito is officially removed from the case because she's a witness. Leaphorn's current job evaluating a collection that the American Indian Resource Center is acquiring may provide a clue to his attacker. The much used getaway car and the odd disappearance of Leaphorn's anthropologist lady friend, Louisa Bourebonette, may offer other clues. Chee may lead, but Manuelito forcefully injects herself into the case as a desperate killer threatens to strike again. Like her father, Hillerman has a gift for combining history and mystery. Agent: Elizabeth Trupin-Pulli, JET Literary Associates." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Review" by , "Spider Woman's Daughter is an intricately plotted, suspenseful, colorful, and unforgettable journey. Readers will fall in love with Bernie Manuelito and look forward to Anne Hillerman's next effort in what should be a long, enjoyable, successful series. Her depiction of the Navajo Nation is spot on. I loved this book.
"Review" by , “Chip off the literary block — there are a lot of things Tony taught his daughter, Anne, and one of them was how to tell a good story. Spider Woman's Daughter is a proud addition to the legacy, capturing the beauty and breath of the Southwest as only a Hillerman can.” Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, the basis for A & E's hit television series Longmire
"Review" by , "A daughter takes on her famous father's legacy in resuming a series focused on Navajo culture…maintaining the integrity…throughout."
"Review" by , “[H]eart-stopping, action-packed...VERDICT Fans of Southwestern mysteries will cheer this return of Leaphorn and Chee.”
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