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The Jim Chee Mysteries: People of Darkness/The Dark Wind/The Ghostway

by Tony Hillerman

Series: Leaphorn/Chee (Omnibus 4-6)

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In People of Darkness, Hillerman's first novel to introduce Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police, Chee is forced to use all of his powers of deduction and insight to extricated himself from a deadly series of incidences involving a mysterious millionaire, a sinister, peyote-eating Indian cult, and what the New York Times called "an ingenious long-acting way of murder." In The Dark Wind, a seemingly routine stakeout at a vandalized windmill thrusts Chee into the center of a dangerous web of drugs, witchcraft, and betrayal. And in The Ghostways, a felon relocated under the Federal Witness Relocation Program sets off a chain of treachery and killings, and only Chee has the knowledge of the people and the landscape to understand the clues.… (more)
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People of Darkness / The Dark Wind / The Ghostway ( )
  TanteLeonie | Jan 17, 2020 |
People of Darkness ****
  danhammang | May 16, 2019 |
another great Hillerman book ( )
  KApplebaum | Jan 17, 2010 |
If you are a fan of the southwest and mysteries the series of books by Tony Hillerman are good reads. Jim Chee is a young tribal policeman who is torn between the old ways of the shaman and new police duties. The books give a lot of insight to the way life on the reservation works today. They also have a good mystery at their core.
  swoodbridge | Nov 8, 2006 |
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In People of Darkness, Hillerman's first novel to introduce Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police, Chee is forced to use all of his powers of deduction and insight to extricated himself from a deadly series of incidences involving a mysterious millionaire, a sinister, peyote-eating Indian cult, and what the New York Times called "an ingenious long-acting way of murder." In The Dark Wind, a seemingly routine stakeout at a vandalized windmill thrusts Chee into the center of a dangerous web of drugs, witchcraft, and betrayal. And in The Ghostways, a felon relocated under the Federal Witness Relocation Program sets off a chain of treachery and killings, and only Chee has the knowledge of the people and the landscape to understand the clues.

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