The Mysterious West

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Harper Collins, Sep 22, 1995 - Fiction - 464 pages
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Edited by Tony Hillerman, the Southwest's foremost suspense writer, this first-ever collection of mystery stories set in the West contains 20 original entries by such luminary mystery writers as Marcia Muller, Susan Dunlap, and Robert Campbell.
 

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THE MYSTERIOUS WEST

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Don't get your hopes up: Despite Hillerman's best-selling name on the dust jacket, this isn't a new Leaphorn or Chee mystery (Sacred Clowns, 1993, etc.) but an anthology of 20 new stories by lesser ... Read full review

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An anthology of short mysteries by famous and not-so-famous authors, including J.A. Jance, Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller, Wendy Hornsby, and Dana Stabenow. Midnight Louie even has a story. Read full review

Contents

Forbidden Things
1
New Moon and Rattlesnakes
30
Coyote Peyote
49
Nooses Give
85
Who Kilted Cock Rogers?
107
Caring for Uncle Henry
130
Death of a Snowbird
149
With Flowers in Her Hair
171
The Lost Boys
205
Tule
229
The River Mouth
252
No Better Than Her Father
266
Dust Devil
294
A Womans Place
312
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Tony Hillerman was the former president of the Mystery Writers of America and received its EdgarŽ and Grand Master awards. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian’s Ambassador Award, the Silver Spur Award for the best novel set in the West, and the Navajo Tribe’s Special Friend Award. He lived with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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