Until you’ve consumed all of the best Tony Hillerman books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Listening Woman (2010)
- Dance Hall of the Dead (2009)
- Skinwalkers (2011)
- People of Darkness (2009)
- A Thief of Time (2009)
- The Ghostway (2010)
- Coyote Waits (A Leaphorn and Chee Novel) (2009)
- Skeleton Man (A Leaphorn and Chee Novel) (2010)
- Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Mystery Series Complete Set by Tony Hillerman, Volumes 1-18. Also known as the Navajo Tribal Police Mystery Novels. (Titles include: The Blessing Way / Dance Hall of the Dead / Listening Woman / People of Darkness / The Darkwind / The Ghostway / Skinwalkers / A Theif of Time / Talking God / Coyote Waits, / Sacred Clowns / The Fallen Man / The First Eagle / Hunting Badger / The Walking Wind / The Sinister Pig / Skeleton Man / Shape Shifter) (2006)
- The Wailing Wind (2010)
- Talking God (2010)
- The Sinister Pig (2011)
- The Blessing Way (2009)
- The Dark Wind (2011)
- The Fly on the Wall (2011)
Listening Woman (2010)
The blind shaman called Listening Woman speaks of witches and restless spirits, of supernatural evil unleashed. But Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police is sure the monster who savagely slaughtered an old man and a teenage girl was human.
Dance Hall of the Dead (2009)
Two Native-American boys have vanished into thin air, leaving a pool of blood behind them. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police has no choice but to suspect the very worst, since the blood that stains the parched New Mexican ground once flowed through the veins of one of the missing, a young Zuñi. But his investigation into a terrible crime is being complicated by an important archaeological dig . . . and a steel hypodermic needle.
From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, Skinwalkers is the seventh novel featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee—a riveting tale of sorcery, secrets, and murder.Three shotgun blasts rip through the side of Officer Jim Chee’s trailer as the Navajo Tribal Policeman sleeps.
People of Darkness (2009)
A dying man is murdered. A rich man’s wife agrees to pay three thousand dollars for the return of a stolen box of rocks. A series of odd, inexplicable events is haunting Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police and drawing him alone into the Bad Country of the merciless Southwest, where nothing good can survive . . . including Chee.
A Thief of Time (2009)
“All of Tony Hillerman’s Navajo tribal police novels have been brilliant, but A Thief of Time is flat-out marvelous.”—USA TodayFrom New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, A Thief of Time is the eighth novel featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee as they find themselves in hot pursuit of a depraved killer.At a moonlit Indian ruin where “thieves of time” ravage sacred ground in the name of profit, a noted anthropologist vanishes while on the verge…
The Ghostway (2010)
New York Times BestsellerThe New York Times bestselling novel by master writer Tony Hillerman—an electrifying thriller of revenge, secrets, and murder.“One of the best of the series.”—New York Times Book ReviewOld Joseph Joe sees it all. Two strangers spill blood at the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies.
The car fire didn’t kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.
In 1956, an airplane crash left the remains of 172 passengers scattered among the majestic cliffs of the Grand Canyon—including an arm attached to a briefcase containing a fortune in gems. Half a century later, one of the missing diamonds has reappeared . . . and the wolves are on the scent.Former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is coming out of retirement to help exonerate a slow, simple kid accused of robbing a trading post.
Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Mystery Series Complete Set by Tony Hillerman, Volumes 1-18. Also known as the Navajo Tribal Police Mystery Novels. (Titles include: The Blessing Way / Dance Hall of the Dead / Listening Woman / People of Darkness / The Darkwind / The Ghostway / Skinwalkers / A Theif of Time / Talking God / Coyote Waits, / Sacred Clowns / The Fallen Man / The First Eagle / Hunting Badger / The Walking Wind / The Sinister Pig / Skeleton Man / Shape Shifter) (2006)
Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Mystery Series Complete Set by Tony Hillerman, Volumes 1-18. Also known as the Navajo Tribal Police Mystery Novels.
The Wailing Wind (2010)
Officer Bernadette Manuelito found the dead man slumped over in the cab of a blue pickup abandoned in a dry gulch off a dirt road, with a rich ex-con’s phone number in his pocket . . . and a tobacco tin nearby filled with tracer gold. It’s her initial mishandling of the scene that spells trouble for her supervisor, Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police, but it’s the echoes of a long-ago crime that call the legendary former Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn out of retirement.
Talking God (2010)
“For the many enthusiastic fans of Tony Hillerman’s previous mystery novels . . .
The Sinister Pig (2011)
Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police is troubled by the nameless corpse discovered just inside his jurisdiction, at the edge of the Jicarilla Apache natural gas field. More troubling still is the FBI’s insistence that the Bureau take over the case, calling the unidentified victim’s death a “hunting accident.”But if a hunter was involved, Chee knows the prey was intentionally human.
The Blessing Way (2009)
Homicide is always an abomination, but there is something exceptionally disturbing about the victim discovered in a high lonely place, a corpse with a mouth full of sand, abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues. Though it goes against his better judgment, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn cannot help but suspect the hand of a supernatural killer.
The Dark Wind (2011)
The fifth novel featuring Leaphorn and Chee by New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, now reissued in the Premium Plus format.The corpse had been “scalped,” its palms and soles removed after death. Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police knows immediately he will have his hands full with this case, a certainty that is supported by the disturbing occurrences to follow.
The Fly on the Wall (2011)
Ace reporter John Cotton is a fly on the wall, seeing all, hearing all, and keeping out of sight. But the game changes when he finds his best friend’s corpse sprawled on the marble floor of the central rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Suddenly Cotton knows too much about a scandal centered around a senatorial candidate, a million-dollar scam, and a murder.
Best Tony Hillerman Books You Must Read
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Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn
Author(s): Anne Hillerman
ID: 1157526, Publisher: Harper, Year: 2009, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
The Blessing Way
Author(s): Tony Hillerman, Ernie Bulow, Ernest Franklin
ID: 393853, Publisher: Sidewinder Publishing, Year: 2007, Size: 293 Kb, Format: pdf
The Shape Shifter
Author(s): Tony Hillerman
ID: 527274, Publisher: , Year: 2006, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
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