The Wailing Wind

The Wailing Wind

Tony Hillerman

Loaded with publication extras (not on hand within the print edition), together with Tony Hillerman's working statement on his paintings, his sequence heroes Leaphorn and Chee, and a different profile of the Navajo nation.

To Officer Bernadette Manuelito, the guy curled up at the truck seat was once simply one other inebriated -- which obtained Bernie in difficulty for mishandling against the law scene -- which bought Sergeant Jim Chee in difficulty with the FBI -- which drew Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn out of retirement and again into the previous "Golden Calf" murder, a case he had was hoping to forget.

Nothing had appeared complex approximately that past one. A con online game had long gone bitter. A swindler had attempted to promote prosperous outdated Wiley Denton the site of 1 of the West's multitude of mythical misplaced gold mines. Denton had shot the swindler, referred to as the police, confessed the murder, and performed his brief legal time. No secret there.

Except why did the wealthy man's bride vanish? The cynics stated she was once a part of the swindle plot. She'd fled while it failed. yet, unfortunately, previous Joe Leaphorn was once a romantic. He believed in love, and therefore the Golden Calf case nonetheless him. Now, papers present in this new murder case attach the sufferer to Denton and to the legendary Golden Calf Mine. the 1st Golden Calf sufferer have been there simply hours prior to Denton killed him. And whereas Denton used to be killing him, 4 youngsters trespassing one of the rows of empty bunkers within the long-abandoned Wingate Ordnance Depot referred to as in a strange report back to the police. that they had heard, within the wind wailing round the outdated structures, what appeared like song and the cries of a lady.

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