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Tony Hillerman (1925–2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group’s Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.
Jim Chee, a Navajo policeman is summons by Mrs Vines and offer a cash reward for him to locate her husband's lockbox which stolen from his safe. Read morePublished 10 days ago by bettylouise
I love all his work and highly recommend it. I still mourn the loss of this fine author. A gentleman to the end, he wrapped up his series before he died. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Murph
Tony Hillerman is one of my favorites, and .i've read most of his books. This was the best thus far. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Priscilla141
Really like Tony Hillerman. I love mysteries in general, but the actual history and Native American information about their customs and lives adds to the interest of the stories. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Lee Addis
The "People of Darkness" is a great and entertaining book. I am on vacation and read this book in a couple of days. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pris
I enjoyed the book. It was an interesting subject. I have always enjoyed reading Tony Hillerman's books.Published 1 month ago by Joyce A. Nelson
It was an interesting read and was well written as all Tony Hillerman's books are.Published 1 month ago by Carolyn Taylor
"The mole, his hunting song is silence."
Sgt Jim Chee of the Navaho tribal police is asked by the wife of Benjamin J. Read more