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Stargazer : a Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito novel / Anne Hillerman.

Available copies

  • 3 of 11 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Weston Public Library.

Current holds

5 current holds with 11 total copies.

Summary:

"What begins as a typical day for Officer Bernadette Manuelito serving a bench warrant, dealing with a herd of cattle obstructing traffic, and stumbling across a crime scene takes an unexpected twist when she's called to help find an old friend. Years ago, Bernie and Maya were roommates, but time and Mayas struggles with addiction drove them apart. Now Mayas brother asks Bernie to find out what happened to his sister. Tracing Mayas whereabouts, Bernie learns that her old friend had confessed to the murder of her estranged husband, a prominent astronomer. But the details don't align. Suspicious, Bernie takes a closer look at the case only to find that nothing is as it seems. Uncovering new information about the astronomers work leads Bernie to a remote spot on the Navajo Nation and a calculating killer. The investigation causes an unexpected rift with her husband and new acting boss, Jim Chee, who's sure Bernie's headed for trouble. While she's caught between present and past, Chee is at a crossroads of his own. Burdened with new responsibilities he didn't ask for and doesn't want, he must decide what the future holds for him and act accordingly. Can their mentor Joe Leaphorn a man also looking at the past for answers to the future provide the guidance both Bernie and Chee need? And will the Navajo heroes that stud the starry sky help them find justice and the truth they seek?"--provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Weston Public Library F HIL (Text) 37886000122399 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/16/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062908339
  • ISBN: 0062908332
  • Physical Description: 318 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

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General Note:
Series numeration from Fantastic Fiction.
Summary, etc.:
"What begins as a typical day for Officer Bernadette Manuelito serving a bench warrant, dealing with a herd of cattle obstructing traffic, and stumbling across a crime scene takes an unexpected twist when she's called to help find an old friend. Years ago, Bernie and Maya were roommates, but time and Mayas struggles with addiction drove them apart. Now Mayas brother asks Bernie to find out what happened to his sister. Tracing Mayas whereabouts, Bernie learns that her old friend had confessed to the murder of her estranged husband, a prominent astronomer. But the details don't align. Suspicious, Bernie takes a closer look at the case only to find that nothing is as it seems. Uncovering new information about the astronomers work leads Bernie to a remote spot on the Navajo Nation and a calculating killer. The investigation causes an unexpected rift with her husband and new acting boss, Jim Chee, who's sure Bernie's headed for trouble. While she's caught between present and past, Chee is at a crossroads of his own. Burdened with new responsibilities he didn't ask for and doesn't want, he must decide what the future holds for him and act accordingly. Can their mentor Joe Leaphorn a man also looking at the past for answers to the future provide the guidance both Bernie and Chee need? And will the Navajo heroes that stud the starry sky help them find justice and the truth they seek?"--provided by publisher.
Subject: Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Manuelito, Bernie > Fiction.
Indian reservation police > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
New Mexico > Fiction.
Astronomers > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.

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