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About the author:
Dennis Herrick is the author of several published books and short stories, many involving the American Southwest and often featuring different tribes of Pueblo Indians.
He won the 2004 Tony Hillerman Mystery Writing Contest for his short story, "Hunting Season," and he won the 2010 Society of Sothwestern Authors Writing Contest for his story "The Unwilling Patient."
He and his wife live beside the Rio Grande betwen Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dennis is a former daily newspaper reporter and weekly newspaper publisher, and he's an emeritus member of the journalism faculty at the University of New Mexico. His author website is at dennisherrick.com
Pueblo Mysteries: 6 Short Stories
Six short stories featuring the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico are collected here in one volume. They are also available as separate 99-cent e-short stories on amazon.com
In Hunting Season, a hunter becomes the hunted. When police think a shooting death of a Jemez Pueblo man is a hunting accident, it's up to an Indian newspaper reporter to find out what really happened.
A sick, elderly Cochiti Pueblo man evades attempts to send him to a hospital. In An Unwilling Patient, he chooses to go into the mountains to spend his final days. A sheriff's deputy who has known him since boyhood is worried and goes looking for the old man.
In The Ancestor, a Tiwa tribal policeman is torn between the dominant society's law and his own people's beliefs when an Old One's bones are discovered in.
In The Woman with a Rain Pot, a veteran of the U.S. war in Iraq who sacrificed a leg for his country becomes a detective. He must solve the year-old cold case of an anthropology student who was murdered while illegally digging for artifacts near Acoma Pueblo.
To Steal What Is Sacred explores the criminal market for the sale of ancient, stolen Indian artifacts.
While excavating a 500-year-old pueblo ruin in 1934, an archaeology student sees spirits from the past that persuade him to rethink his career in Shadows of a Lost Time.
- Publication Date:
- 1534637028 / 9781534637023
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Short Stories