Thriller Tony Hillerman The Shape Shifter

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The Shape Shifter

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Retirement has never sat well with former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn. Now the ghosts of a still-unsolved case are returning to haunt him, reawakened by a photograph in a magazine spread of a one-of-a-kind Navajo rug, a priceless work of woven art that was supposedly destroyed in a suspicious fire many years earlier. The rug, commemorating one of the darkest and most terrible chapters in American history, was always said to be cursed, and now the friend who brought it to Leaphorn's attention has mysteriously gone missing.

With newly wedded officers Jim Chee and Bernie Manuelito just back from their honeymoon, the legendary ex-lawman is on his own to pick up the threads of a crime he'd once thought impossible to untangle. And they're leading him back into a world of lethal greed, shifting truths, and changing faces, where a cold-blooded killer still resides.

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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.

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George Guidall owns these wonderful Tony Hillerman stories, in which Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police solve crimes using their deep knowledge of Navajo legends and customs. In this one, Leaphorn, retired, is drawn back into an unsolved case by the reappearance of a priceless Navajo rug that had been thought destroyed in a fire. Chee and his policewoman bride, Bernie, are mostly unavailable to help, and Leaphorn, without a badge or legal gun or the right to pry, has a tricky time of it. The title shape shifter is a real-life version of a creature from tribal legend, an evil being with the power to disappear and reappear as something else. Guidall is a vocal shape shifter himself, and wonderfully effective. B.G. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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