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The Fallen Man: A Leaphorn and Chee Novel (Paperback)

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From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman comes another thrilling mystery featuring Leaphorn & Chee who must investigate a cold case that has far more personal consequences than expected.

“Gripping.”—New York Times Book Review

Human bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a harmless old canyon guide is felled by a sniper's bullet. 

Joe Leaphorn, recently retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, believes the shooter and the skeleton are somehow connected and recalls a chilling puzzle he was previously unable to solve. But Acting Lieutenant Jim Chee is too busy to take an interest in a dusty cold case . . . until the reborn violence of it hits much too close to home.

About the Author


TONY HILLERMAN served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and received the Edgar and Grand Master Awards. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian’s Ambassador Award, the Spur Award for Best Western Novel, and the Navajo Tribal Council Special Friend of the Dineh award. A native of Oklahoma, Tony Hillerman lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, until his death in 2008.

Praise For…


“Gripping.”
New York Times Book Review

“Richly imagined, atmospheric, and briskly paced.”
Chicago Tribune

“One of his more intricate plots and one of his more satisfying novels.”
Los Angeles Times

“Tony Hillerman’s novels are like no others.”
San Diego Union-Tribune
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062991911
ISBN-10: 0062991914
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: July 28th, 2020
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: A Leaphorn and Chee Novel