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A really good read If you like your crime thrillers to be smart, suspenseful throughout, characters with some depth and dashing so of humor then this is the book for you The book takes place on a Navajo reservation and is one of a series with a Navajo detective called Leaphorn I had recently gone through a run of fictional heroes whose ability to bear pain crossed over from the heroic into these people are some serious perverts So it was a great relief to be left in the hands of a smart man A really good read If you like your crime thrillers to be smart, suspenseful throughout, characters with some depth and dashing so of humor then this is the book for you The book takes place on a Navajo reservation and is one of a series with a Navajo detective called Leaphorn I had recently gone through a run of fictional heroes whose ability to bear pain crossed over from the heroic into these An anthropologist who s willing to cross legal lines in order to find the truth of the past has disappeared somewhere in the canyons of the Southwest Was she stealing antiquities Two police officers in the Navajo Tribal Police have to sort through a series of series of improbable events to find out the truth.Some solidly enjoyable mystery reading This one s not a hugely remarkable plot, as far as a puzzle goes, but is otherwise very well written Where this shines is in the procedures, which An anthropologist who s willing to cross legal lines in order to fin [Read] ☦ A Thief of Time (Leaphorn & Chee, #8) ⚓ A Noted Anthropologist Vanishes At A Moonlit Indian Ruin Where Thieves Of Time Ravage Sacred Ground For Profit When Two Corpses Appear Amid Stolen Goods And Bones At An Ancient Burial Site, Navajo Tribal Policemen Lt Joe Leaphorn And Officer Jim Chee Must Plunge Into The Past To Unearth The Astonishing Truth Behind A Mystifying Series Of Horrific Murders. As a New Yorker born and bred, a city girl through and through, the only Native American settlements that have ever appealed to me are these Nice location, I always think Sunny in winter, shaded in summer, this spacious apt has great views Exclusive gated development convenient to community gardens, grocery stores, schools, houses of worship, craft shops High floor unit boasts magnificent original murals and fine adobe detailing Must see to appreciate Sold Who were the people who made As a New Yorker born and bred, a city girl through and through, the only Native American settlements that have ever appealed to me are these Nice location, I always think Sunny in winter, shaded in summer, this spacious apt has great views Exclusive gated development convenient to community gardens, grocery stores, schools, houses of worship, craft shops High floor unit boasts magnificent original murals and fine adobe detailing Must see to appreciate Sold Who were the people who made the cliff dwellings of Chaco Valley Scholars call them the Anasazi The river valleys of the Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado border country are filled with tens, maybe hundreds of thousands of these high rise communities where runoff irrigation helped agriculture flourish even in the arid high desert The many villages were linked by complex land and water routes for trading pottery and other artifacts Many of the bowls and other ceramics carried fro Just out of plain curiosity I have read many of Hillermans books, but this one escaped me, so now, I am checking it out for many reasons.Oh my goodness, how I have let Hillermans writings slip past me for so long I have no idea I received a gift card to Barnes Noble and yesterday went to the store and really stocked up on his books.He is so talented in his writings, and so sorry he has now passed away and no longer will we The Thief of time is a beautifully written and observed piece It is thriller, mystery, life, saga and page turner Jim Chee is set on detecting just who has stolen the flat bed truck from the police depot a theft that seems to beabout buck passing within the force rather than detection While he is supposed to be watching a back hoe is stolen from the depot Meantime Joe Leaphorn, only days away from retirement after the death of his beloved, Emma, is put on to a case of Grave Robbing The Thief of time is a beautifully written and observed piece It is thriller, mystery, life, saga and page turner Jim Chee is set on detecting just who has stolen the flat bed truck from the police depot a theft that seems to beabout buck passing within the force rather than detection While he is supposed to be watching a back hoe is stolen from the depot Meantime Joe Leaphorn, only days away from retirement after the death of his beloved, Emma, is put on to a case of Grave Robbing A respected archaeologist, Eleanor Double Barrelled Surname, has been accused of stealing pots from Anasazi grave sites Only when Leaphorn turns up at the accommodation it seems she is actually missing Leaphorn s second senses are aroused when it turns out the backhoe and flatbed truck appear to be Excellent addition to the Hillerman stories set in Navaho lands in New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah Both Leaphorn and Chee are in this one which, to me, makes it a better story I think the two complement each other and add some richness to the backstory as well as to the main story of murder.Chee is brought into the story because someone steals a backhoe while he is patrolling a local business, it had complained abou I ve heard it mentioned several times that this was author Tony Hillerman s own favorite of his Leaphorn Chee series It is now one of my favorites of the series, too Once the arc of the story is established, there is a satisfying combination of action and character development The introspection of the primary characters and some of the minor characters as well actually complements the plot and makes the actionbelievable.The only thing that would have made it aenjoyable read woul I ve heard it mentioned several times that this was author Tony Hillerman s own favorite of his Leaphorn Chee series It is now one of my favorites of the series, too Once the arc of the story is established, there is a satisfying combination of action and character development The introspection of the primary characters and some of the minor characters as well actually complements the plot and makes the a It wasn t the sort of friendship that needed answers.This was a great Hillerman novel, I really enjoyed it.This is the second book where Leaphorn and Chee are teaming up to solve a mystery Both are going through some problems.Leaphorn is struggling to deal with view spoiler the death of his beloved wife, Emma hide spoiler This has left him a heartbroken, miserable shell of a man He s even decided to quit the force, now just working out his last two weeks before it s all over for good Si It wasn t the sort of friendship that needed answers.This was a great Hillerman novel, I really enjoyed it.This is the second book where Leaphorn and Chee are teaming up to solve a mystery Both are going through some problems.Leaphorn is struggling to deal with view spoiler the death of his beloved wife, Emma hide spoiler This has left him a heartbroken, miserable shell of a man He s even decided to quit the force, now just working out his last two weeks before it s all over for good Since then, nothing had interested him Someday, he would come alive again Or perhaps he would So far he hadn t.Therefore, Leaphorn is really surprised when something awakens his cop interest a promine Tony Hillerman s mystery series set in the Navajo Nation includes 18 books written by him over 4 decades I used to read these with my Mom who was born in New Mexico and raised in the Southwest U.S so they have special interest for us It s many, many years since I ve read one of these old school mysteries and I loved returning to them in A Thief of Time A Thief of Time is someone who steals bones and artifacts from Native American ruins, of which there are thousands in the Four Corners area o Tony Hillerman s mystery s