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Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mysteries

Author:
Hillerman, Tony
 
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Star rating for The blessing way
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4.2 stars
Description:
Navajo police lieutenant Joe Leaphorn must solve a murder apparently committed by a supernatural being, the Wolf-Witch.
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Star rating for Dance hall of the dead
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:
Two young boys suddenly disappear. One of them, a Zuni, leaves a pool of blood behind. Lt. Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police tracks the brutal killer. Three things complicate the search: an archeological dig, a steel hypodermic needle, and the strange laws of the Zuni.
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Star rating for Listening woman
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
Native American policeman Joe Leaphorn probes the murder of an old Indian soothsayer and a young Indian girl, and ends up investigating the strange kidnapping of a group of Boy Scouts and evading a plot on his own life.
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Star rating for People of Darkness
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

"Hillerman . . . is in a class by himself."— Los Angeles Times

The fourth novel in New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman's highly acclaimed Leaphorn and Chee series.

A dying man is murdered. A rich man's wife agrees to pay three thousand dollars for

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Star rating for The dark wind
Series Volume:
5.
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

The fifth novel in Tony Hillerman's iconic Leaphorn and Chee mystery series

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

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Star rating for The ghostway
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
2 stars
Description:
Old Joseph Joe sees it all. Two strangers spill blood at the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies. The other drives off into the dry lands of the Big Reservation, but not before he shows the old Navajo a photo of the man he seeks.
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Star rating for Skinwalkers
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

Don't Miss the AMC television series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, coming this summer!

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

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Star rating for A thief of time
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

"All of Tony Hillerman's Navajo tribal police novels have been brilliant, but A Thief of Time is flat-out marvelous."—USA Today

From 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

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Star rating for Talking God
Series Volume:
9.
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

"For the many enthusiastic fans of Tony Hillerman's previous mystery novels . . . only one thing needs to be said: Talking God is the best one yet!" — USA Today

From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, Talking God is the ninth novel featuring beloved characters

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Star rating for Coyote waits
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

Don't Miss the AMC television series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, coming this summer!

The tenth novel in Tony Hillerman's acclaimed Leaphorn and Chee series — "Bolt the door, disconnect the phone, and declare yourself off limits....Coyote

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Star rating for Sacred clowns
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn investigate a crime that involves the murder of a Pueblo tribal official, the death of a schoolteacher, and the disappearance of a tribal memento.
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Star rating for The fallen man
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman comes another thrilling mystery featuring Leaphorn & Chee who must investigate a cold case that has far more personal consequences than expected.

"Gripping."—New York Times Book Review

Human bones lie on

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Star rating for The first eagle
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4.8 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

From a brilliant new voice comes a brilliant new epic fantasy saga of war, prophecy, betrayal, history, and destiny.

When Acting Lt. Jim Chee catches a Hopi poacher huddled over a butchered Navajo Tribal police officer, he has an open-and-shut case—until his former boss, Joe Leaphorn, blows it wide

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Star rating for Hunting badger
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

The fourteenth novel featuring Leaphorn and Chee by New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, now reissued in the Premium Plus format.

Three men raid the gambling casino run by the Ute nation and then disappear into the maze of canyons on the Utah-Arizona border. When the FBI, with its helicopters

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Star rating for The wailing wind
Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
To Officer Bernadette Manuelito, the man curled up on the truck seat was just another drunk-which got Bernie in trouble for mishandling a crime scene-which got Sergeant Jim Chee in trouble with the FBI-which drew Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn out of retirement and back into the old "Golden Calf" homicide, a case he had hoped to forget. Nothing had seemed complicated about that earlier one. A con game had gone sour. A swindler had tried to sell wealthy...
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Star rating for The sinister pig
Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
The victim, well dressed but stripped of identification, is found at the edge of the vast Jicarilla Apache natural gas field just inside the jurisdiction of the Navajo Tribal Police, facing Sergeant Jim Chee with a complex puzzle. Why did the Washington office of the FBI snatch custody of this case from its local agents, cover it with secrecy, and call it a hunting accident? What was the victim seeking among the maze of pipelines and pumping stations...
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Star rating for Skeleton man
Series Volume:
17.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:

Don't miss the TV series, Dark Winds, based on the Leaphorn, Chee, & Manuelito novels, now on AMC and AMC+!

"In his masterly reworking of this powerful myth, Hillerman creates a kachina for contemporary times. . . . No wonder Hillerman's stories never grow old. Like myths, they keep evolving with the telling."— New York Times Book Review

From the enduring "national and literary cultural

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Star rating for The shape shifter
Series Volume:
18.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"Retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is called upon once again to solve a crime. This time it's Joe's last case, a case that remains unsolved and contines to haunt him."--From source other than the Library of Congress