Mystery readers worldwide lost one of the best on Sunday October 26, 2008 with the death of Tony Hillerman. He was best known for his detective novels featuring Navajo Tribal Policeman Joe Leaphorn. The first novel in the series, The Blessing Way, was published in 1970. Popularity with series has continued right up through the last installment, The Shape Shifter, published in 2006.
Tony Hillerman is well represented among the Public Libraries of Jefferson County so now is a great time to revisit this author's work or get acquainted for the first time!