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Hillerman is dependable for authentic New Mexico settings, original characters and solid writing.  “A barren desert landscape is quickly filled with Navajo tribal police, customs patrol officers, and the FBI when a dumped, unidentifiable body is discovered on the Navajo Reservation…Events turn treacherous when [Officer Bernie] Manuelito, identified by the good-luck pin she wears on her lapel, is stalked by one very scary drug-running villain…As always with Hillerman, an intricate pattern of ingenious detective work, comic romance, tribal custom, and desert atmosphere provide multifaceted reading pleasure.” – Booklist

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