Search Results: "Aimée Thurlo"


BOOK REVIEW

PALE DEATH by David  Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"As vampire novels go, the third in the Lee Nez series (Second Sunrise, 2002, etc.) is solidly minor-league: thin characters, under-imagined plot and only low-grade blood-curdling."
What does it take to catch a vampire? Another vampire, of course. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOURNING DOVE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"Surprisingly muted here is the theme the Thurlos have always worked so well: the ongoing internecine warfare between tribal traditionalists and modernists. Fans may grow restless."
Special Investigator Ella Clah (White Thunder, 2005, etc.) of the Navajo Tribal Police has murder on her hands and something close to that in her heart. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRODIGAL NUN by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 2008

"Sister Agatha's latest case offers a more exciting mystery than several of her others (Prey For A Miracle, 2006, etc.)."
When a woman is murdered outside Our Lady of Hope Monastery, Sister Agatha comes to the rescue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK THUNDER by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Ella's cases (Earthway, 2009, etc.) are always a good value. The latest is a procedural containing the usual insights into Navajo culture."
Serial killers are stalking residents of a Navajo reservation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COYOTE’S WIFE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Life on the Rez is what the Thurlos do best, but here it's upstaged by busy, busy plotting."
To some, satellite-phone service on the Navajo Reservation is an idea to die for. To others, it's to kill for. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PREY FOR A MIRACLE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 2006

"Slim pickings in the mystery department, and definitely not for the faithless."
On a dark and stormy New Mexico night, Jessica Tannen's car is forced off the road and her daughter disappears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEVER-ENDING-SNAKE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Another middling mystery enlivened by its glimpse into the complicated lives of modern reservation dwellers."
Navajo Police Special Investigator Ella Clah has several cases to solve, including her own attempted murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SECOND SUNRISE by David  Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Cross-genre entertainment at the top of its form."
Is there anything a Navajo half-vampire cop can't handle? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TIME OF CHANGE by Aimée Thurlo
Released: April 9, 2013

"The latest from the Thurlos, who've spent a great deal of time on the rez (Black Thunder, 2011, etc.), offers the usual insights into Navajo life but is much more romance than mystery."
A Navajo and an Anglo join forces to solve a murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED MESA by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"As for the negative portrayal of the Navajos—who come across, with barely an exception, as suspicious, superstitious, and meretricious—those long-suffering people should demand a recount."
Navajo Police Special Investigator Ella Clah (Enemy Way, 1998, etc.) has been squabbling with her cousin and fellow officer Justine Goodluck. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD SAMARITAN by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2010

"A case designed to appeal to Agatha's fans while keeping them waiting to learn the fate of Our Lady of Hope."
Sister Agatha faces not only the closing of her beloved monastery but also the most important murder case of her life. Read full book review >