The Tale Teller (Signed Edition) (Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito Series #5)

The Tale Teller (Signed Edition) (Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito Series #5)

by Anne Hillerman

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Overview

Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive.

Joe Leaphorn may have retired from the Tribal Police, but he finds himself knee-deep in a perplexing case involving a priceless artifact—a reminder of a dark time in Navajo history. Joe’s been hired to find a missing biil, a traditional dress that had been donated to the Navajo Nation. His investigation takes a sinister turn when the leading suspect dies under mysterious circumstances and Leaphorn himself receives anonymous warnings to beware—witchcraft is afoot.

While the veteran detective is busy working to untangle his strange case, his former colleague Jim Chee and Officer Bernie Manuelito are collecting evidence they hope will lead to a cunning criminal behind a rash of burglaries. Their case takes a complicated turn when Bernie finds a body near a popular running trail. The situation grows more complicated when the death is ruled a homicide, and the Tribal cops are thrust into a turf battle because the murder involves the FBI.

As Leaphorn, Chee, and Bernie draw closer to solving these crimes, their parallel investigations begin to merge . . . and offer an unexpected opportunity that opens a new chapter in Bernie’s life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062936455
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Series: Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito Series , #5
Edition description: Signed Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Anne Hillerman is an award-winning reporter and the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Spider Woman’s Daughter, Rock with Wings, and Song of the Lion, as well as several nonfiction books. She is the daughter of New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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The Tale Teller (Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito Series #5) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous 3 months ago
I+don%27t+want+to+go+into+details+and+spoil+the+story+so+I+will+just+say+that+Anne+Hillerman+gets+better+and+better+with+each+book+in+this+worthy+continuation+of+her+father%27s+series+and+I%27m+looking+forward+to+reading+many+more.+three+cheers%21
Sheldon Gottlieb 1 days ago
A excellent book! Glad to see Leaphorn back in the story. Look forward to her next book. It was a wonderful birthday gift and I truly enjoyed reading it.
Anonymous 7 days ago
I love the characters. Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito are so believable.
Anonymous 11 days ago
Anne Hillerman does a great job carrying on her fathers legacy of gripping stories that take place in the Four Corners area of the US. When I read this book I could feel the summer heat, be filled with wonder at the sunsets and can see and feel the surrounding Mountains and rock formations. The storyline is gripping with many twists and turns; the characters are believable. I had trouble putting this story down and I wished it was not over.
Anonymous 25 days ago
not+the+best+book+in+series
913641 3 months ago
What a great read. Hated for it to end. Thanks so much for bringing Joe Leaphorn back into my life. I have missed him.
Anonymous 28 days ago
Knowing+little+about+the+climate+of+the+Southwest+and+less+about+Navajo+norms+and+beliefs%2C+I+enjoyed+learning+a+bit.+I+always+enjoy+a+book+that+forces+me+to+do+research+to+learn+more.