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Anne Hillerman


Daughter of Tony Hillerman

Anne Hillerman, daughter of best-selling mystery writer Tony Hillerman, will continue her father's Navajo detective series with "Spider Woman's Daughter.
Her other major non-fiction projects include "Gardens of Santa Fe," and "Santa Fe Flavors: Best Restaurants and Recipes." Both received top honors at the New Mexico Book Awards. She worked for many years as a journalist.  When she isn't working, Anne likes to ski, garden and experiment with new recipes in the kitchen.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito
continued from the original series by Tony Hillerman
   1. Spider Woman's Daughter (2013)
   2. Rock with Wings (2015)
   3. Song of the Lion (2017)
   4. Cave of Bones (2018)
   5. The Tale Teller (2019)
   6. Stargazer (2021)
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Non fiction
   Children's Guide to Santa Fe (1984)
   Ride the wind, USA to Africa (1995)
   The Insiders' Guide to Santa Fe (1998) (with Nicky Leach, Richard M Mahler and Tamar Stieber)
   Santa Fe Flavors (2009)
   Tony Hillerman's Landscape (2009)
   Gardens of Santa Fe (2010)
   Done in the Sun (2012) (with Astrid Hillerman)
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Awards
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2014) : Spider Woman's Daughter


Anne Hillerman recommends
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Artifacts of Death (2011)
(Manny Rivera Mystery, book 1)
Rich Curtin
"I love this series."
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Communion of Sinners (2014)
Michael Llewellyn
"Compelling...a feast of a mystery."
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Mountain Rampage (2015)
(National Park Mystery, book 2)
Scott Graham
"Filled with murder and mayhem, jealousy and good detective work...an exciting, non-stop read."
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Ashes (2017)
Steven Manchester
"Ashes uses a poignant cross-country expedition to explore the shared history of an interesting pair of estranged brothers charged with fulfilling their father's bizarre last wish."
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Blood of the Devil (2017)
(Life and Times of Yellow Boy, Mescalero Apache, book 2)
W Michael Farmer
"[A]n amazing journey...subtly educates as it entertains."
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Evil Chasing Way (2017)
(Star Song, book 1)
Gerald Hausman
"If you’re hungry for a book to keep you up past bedtime‒with all the lights on‒this tale is for you. Based on real unsolved mysteries, Evil Chasing Way deals with startling animal deaths that some attribute to aliens, skinwalkers, secret government research or a force of true evil. This is New Mexico’s own X File anchored in Hausman’s elegant prose and finely tuned descriptions of the Southwestern landscape."
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The Pot Thief Who Studied Edward Abbey (2018)
(Pot Thief, book 8)
J Michael Orenduff
"Smartly funny series."
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As the Crow Dies (2020)
(Asheville Mystery, book 1)
Kenneth Butcher
"Beginning with a body face down in the river, As the Crow Dies flies from one unexpected development to another. A pair of unlikely detectives work to find a missing scientist and keep up with a case that threatens their lives and their sanity. Animals with super powers, street musicians, the U.S. president and first lady, and a roller derby matchup all add to the novel's strength and quirkiness. Few authors can combine murder and humor as well as Kenneth Butcher."
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Death Waits in the Dark (2020)
(Arthur Nakai Mystery, book 2)
Mark Edward Langley
"Death Waits in the Dark tells a gritty story of betrayal, deceit, and danger through the eyes of Navajo protagonist Arthur Nakai. The tightly written noir plot moves from scene to scene like a thriller, building suspense in every page.'"

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