A grave robber and a corpse reunite Navajo Tribal Police Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee. As Leaphorn seeks the identity of a murder victim, Chee is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors. As the layers of each case are peeled away, it becomes shockingly clear that they are connected, that there are mysterious others pursuing Highhawk, and that Leaphorn and Chee have entered into the dangerous arena of superstition, ancient ceremony, and living gods.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rosalita - LibraryThing
Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police find themselves far from the reservation, in Washington, D.C., following separate leads that converge into one murder case. One of the key plot ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - buffalogr - LibraryThing
Fast-paced fun. Leaphorn and Chee go to DC, a departure from the Navajo Reservation mysteries we're accustomed to reading form Tony Hillerman. The mystery still exists, but the cache and the genre are ... Read full review