Search Results: "David Thurlo"


BOOK REVIEW

KILL THE HEROES by David  Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Not much mystery, but plenty of action and local color make this installment more fun than most thrillers ripped from the headlines."
Are terrorists making a statement by killing heroes, or is the motive more personal? Read full book review >

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CHANGING WOMAN by Aimée Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"It's the busy, uninspired plotting and the forgettable supporting cast that lies there well intentioned but inert."
In the fifth of this sober, trudging series, Special Investigator Ella Clah of the Navajo Tribal Police (Enemy Way, 2000, etc.) confronts a changing woman in the bosom of her own family: her mother. 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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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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

THE PAWNBROKER by David Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"Fans of the Sister Agatha and Ella Clah mysteries (Ghost Medicine, 2013, etc.) will find the Thurlos' new series kickoff more thriller than mystery, though there's still a touch of the trademark Navajo lore."
Two war veterans find that their special ops skills come in unexpectedly handy back stateside in Albuquerque, N.M. 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 >

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 >