Memorial Hall Library

Stargazer, Anne Hillerman

Stargazer, Anne Hillerman
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Oclc number
Responsibility statement
Anne Hillerman
Series statement
Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito novel, 24
"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 scenetakes an unexpected twist when shes 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 dont 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, whos sure Bernies headed for trouble. While shes caught between present and past, Chee is at a crossroads of his own. Burdened with new responsibilities he didnt ask for and doesnt 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?"
Target audience
Mapped to