Search Results: "Aimée Thurlo"


BOOK REVIEW

GRAVE CONSEQUENCES by David  Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 28, 2015

"A fast-paced thriller that's not very mysterious but has plenty of local color."
A valuable item in a pawnshop provides a motive for murder. Read full book review >

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PLANT THEM DEEP by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Unfortunately, the prose is pedestrian, the pace drags, and though the tribal lore is, as usual, genuinely interesting, it's not quite enough to redeem a pokey, dozy cozy."
Though this is billed as a mystery for Navajo tribal cop Ella Clah, it takes her mom to catch the thief. Read full book review >

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GHOST MEDICINE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"The prolific Thurlos are at their best with the Ella Clah series (Black Thunder, 2011, etc.). Though this one isn't terribly mystifying, the information on Navajo life is well worth your time."
When a former cop is killed on a Navajo reservation, all the forces of the Tribal Police are brought to bear. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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FALSE WITNESS by David  Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 2007

"Sister Agatha's fourth appearance (Prey for a Miracle, 2006, etc.) offers an easy puzzle for its pleasant cast of characters."
The search for a missing person puts Sister Agatha and her friends in the order in grave danger. Read full book review >

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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

SURROGATE EVIL by David  Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A plodding, by-the-numbers vampire tale."
In his fourth adventure, Officer Lee Nez, full Navajo, half vampire, goes undercover to catch a monster. 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 >

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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 >

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EARTHWAY by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"The informative look at conflict on the Rez between old ways and new that the Thurlos always provide (Coyote's Wife, 2008, etc.) comes packaged this time with an unusually tense mystery."
A nuclear power plant on the Navajo reservation is either hope for a better future or the devil's work, depending on your viewpoint. Read full book review >