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Anne Hillerman

A deadly explosion in the parking lot of Shiprock High School takes detectives Chee,and Manuelito to the Grand Canyon and a mediation to help determine the fate of a controversial development while Leaphorn works to solve a murder with a clue from long ago.  Thus begins Anne Hillerman’s third New York Times best-seller, “Song of  the Lion.”  


In her third New York Times best-seller, Anne Hillerman is delighted to continue the mystery series her father, the best-selling author Tony Hillerman, created beginning in 1970.


Anne's debut novel,” Spider Woman's Daughter”, follows the further adventures of the characters Tony Hillerman made famous: Jim Chee, Joe Leaphorn and Bernadette Manuelito. Released by HarperCollins, the book received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Best First Novel. 


Her second mystery in the series, Rock with Wings, was released in May, 2015, and quickly became a New York Times best-seller.   Anne also is the author of Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn with husband/photographer Don Strel. In collaboration with St. Martin’s Press she established The Tony Hillerman Prize for best first mystery novel set in the Southwest. She lives and works in Santa Fe with frequent trips to the Navajo Nation. 


Anne is a staunch supporter of public libraries.   We are pleased to welcome Anne, once again to Tucson.

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