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The Visitant by Kathleen O'Neal Gear
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Interesting, but a little confusing. ( )
  BevFuller | Feb 20, 2013 |
Dr. Maureen Cole, an anthropologist, is called in to examine a mass grave discovered in New Mexico, but as she works to unravel the mystery of the shattered skulls of women and children found there, strange things begin to happen around her. ( )
  GMac | Jan 5, 2007 |
A mystery set in ancient anasazi land (mesa verde where i've visited/camped--high school anthropology trip)--anthropologists trying to solve--gets a little grisly (or a lot) ( )
  rampaginglibrarian | Jul 9, 2006 |
Very enjoyable and doesn't make your brain cross trying to keep up with the storyline as it jumps back and forth through time. ( )
  drinkingtea | Apr 20, 2006 |
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A STRANGE QUIET possesses the desert as twilight settles over the land.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0812540336, Mass Market Paperback)

At the Dawn of the Age of the Katsinas...

A woman runs away in search of a Spirit Helper and never returns...

An ancient village is swept into a shattering crime beyond reason, beyond belief...

An old man must learn to walk the dark labyrinth of a murderer's mind to find him before he can strike again...

A young war chief must enter the mesmerizing word of the insane if he to save everything and everyone he loves...

And, a scant moment ahead in geologic time, world-renowned Canadian physical anthropologist Dr. Maureen Coles finds herself excavating a mass grave in New Mexico filled with the brutalized bodies of women and children.

From the internationally bestselling authors of People of the Masks comes a novel of terrifying power about madness and murder eight hundred years ago.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:31 -0400)

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Two investigations, eight hundred years apart, look at the 12th century murders of Indian women and children in what is now New Mexico. One is conducted by a tribal chief at the time they were committed, the other by an anthropologist in the present.

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