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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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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ROB THY NEIGHBOR by David  Thurlo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"A little mystery and a lot of mayhem keep the pot boiling in another wild tale of former military men putting their skills to good use in civilian life."
Albuquerque is as dangerous as Afghanistan for two Army buddies. 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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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 >

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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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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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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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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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 >