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Cave Of Bones

Author : Anne Hillerman
ISBN : 9780062391940
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Times Bestseller Anne Hillerman brings together modern mystery, Navajo traditions, and the evocative landscape of the desert Southwest in this intriguing entry in the Leaphorn, Chee, and Manuelito series. When Tribal Police Officer Bernadette Manuelito arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for at-risk teens, she discovers chaos. Annie, a young participant on a solo experience due back hours before, has just returned and is traumatized. Gently questioning the girl, Bernie learns that Annie stumbled upon a human skeleton on her trek. While everyone is relieved that Annie is back, they’re concerned about a beloved instructor who went out into the wilds of the rugged lava wilderness bordering Ramah Navajo Reservation to find the missing girl. The instructor vanished somewhere in the volcanic landscape known as El Malpais. In Navajo lore, the lava caves and tubes are believed to be the solidified blood of a terrible monster killed by superhuman twin warriors. Solving the twin mysteries will expose Bernie to the chilling face of human evil. The instructor’s disappearance mirrors a long-ago search that may be connected to a case in which the legendary Joe Leaphorn played a crucial role. But before Bernie can find the truth, an unexpected blizzard, a suspicious accidental drowning, and the arrival of a new FBI agent complicate the investigation. While Bernie searches for answers in her case, her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee juggles trouble closer to home. A vengeful man he sent to prison for domestic violence is back—and involved with Bernie’s sister Darleen. Their relationship creates a dilemma that puts Chee in uncomfortable emotional territory that challenges him as family man, a police officer, and as a one-time medicine man in training. Anne Hillerman takes us deep into the heart of the deserts, mountains, and forests of New Mexico and once again explores the lore and rituals of Navajo culture in this gripping entry in her atmospheric crime series.
Category: Fiction

Stirb Mein Prinz

Author : Tania Carver
ISBN : 9783843704236
Genre : Fiction
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Ein grauenhafter Fund: Im Keller eines alten Hauses steht ein Käfig aus Menschenknochen. Und darin ein verwahrlostes Kind. Wer ist dieser Junge? Wer hat ihm das angetan? Mit ihren Ermittlungen stören Kommissar Phil Brennan und Profilerin Marina Esposito einen kaltblütigen Menschensammler, der seit mehr als dreißig Jahren einem grausamen Ritual folgt. Und dieser Killer duldet keine Einmischung. Er will den Jungen zurück.
Category: Fiction


Author : Stephen King
ISBN : 3453721764
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Der Wind Des B Sen

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9783688101245
Genre : Fiction
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Jim Chee, Officer der Navajo Tribal Police, bekommt es mit einigen heiklen Problemen zu tun. Zunächst ist da eine Leiche, die in der Nähe einer heiligen Quelle verwest und die Stätte zu entweihen droht. Dann haben es Vandalen auf die Windmühlen der Wasserversorgung abgesehen. Schließlich stürzt noch eine Cessna in einem gewaltigen Feuerball ab. Chee hat bei all diesem geballten Unheil das Gefühl, dass böse Geister ihre Finger im Spiel haben müssen. Vielleicht hilft es da, die Riten der indianischen Ahnen zu erforschen ...
Category: Fiction

Das Tabu Der Totengeister

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9783688101535
Genre : Fiction
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Margaret Billy Sosi hat von ihrem Großvater einen alarmierenden Brief bekommen, und sie macht sich sofort auf den Weg zu seinem Hogan. Doch als sie ankommt, ist ihr Großvater verschwunden. Haben die Gorman-Brüder etwas damit zu tun, die ein krummes Ding gedreht und bei ihm Zuflucht gesucht haben? Auch Jim Chee von der Navajo Tribal Police stellt sich diese Frage, doch ehe er von Margaret Hinweise bekommen kann, ist auch sie verschwunden. Chee ist nicht der einzige, der sich auf die Suche nach ihr macht – aber der einzige mit guten Absichten.
Category: Fiction

Wolf Ohne F Hrte

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9783955304928
Genre : Fiction
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Ein raffinierter und spannender Kriminalroman vom vielfach preisgekrönten Autor Tony Hillerman – und ein faszinierender Blick in die fremdartige, von der modernen Zivilisation bedrohte indianische Kultur. Die Anthropologen McKee und Canfield arbeiten seit Tagen in der Navajo-Reservation. Canfield interessiert sich für Felsengräber, McKee will den Gerüchten nachgehen, nach denen hier ein "Werwolf" sein Unwesen treibt. Doch dann verschwindet Canfield plötzlich aus dem Lager und hinterlässt nur eine mysteriöse Nachricht ...
Category: Fiction

Cross Bones

Author : Kathy Reichs
ISBN : 9781501123160
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A gripping and explosive thriller from internationally acclaimed forensic anthropologist and New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs, featuring Temperance Brennan and Detective Andrew Ryan on the trail of a modern murder and an ancient biblical mystery. Examining a badly decomposed corpse is de rigueur for forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. But when an Orthodox Jewish man is shot in Montreal and Tempe is called to the scene, she discovers puzzling damage on the body that suggests it was no ordinary murder. When a stranger slips Tempe a photograph of a skeleton unearthed at an archaeological site, she soon uncovers chilling ties between the dead man and secrets long buried in the dust of Israel. With Detective Andrew Ryan, Tempe plunges into an international mystery as old as Jesus that centres on the supposed discovery of Christ’s tomb. But each breakthrough raises more radical questions, and the stakes mount ever higher. Has a mastermind lured Tempe into an elaborate hoax? Or is there some truth in the swirling controversy? If so, Tempe may be on the brink of rewriting two thousand years of history—if she can survive the foes dead set on burying her first.
Category: Fiction

Cave Art And Climate Change

Author : Kieran D. O’Hara
ISBN : 9781480811317
Genre : Science
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French and Spanish Upper Paleolithic cave art was drawn forty thousand to eleven thousand years ago, and it was motivated by climate change. Kieran D. O’Hara, a geologist and professor emeritus at the University of Kentucky, explains why we know that to be true in this groundbreaking book. His goal isn’t to explore the meaning of cave art but to show why it was done. While many scholars argue that the art depicted in these caves don’t depict the animals of that period, O’Hara argues just the opposite – putting forth the controversial theory that the cave paintings accurately reflect the climate and animals that existed alongside the artists. For far too long, cave art specialists have incorrectly concluded that cave art doesn’t match up with the reality of life at the time because they’ve been comparing archaeological bone remains with cave imagery of a different age. Paleolithic people survived through the most severe swings in climate this planet has experienced in the past two million years, and it was a major factor in what cave artists depicted. Examine the facts, and discover a new interpretation with Cave Art and Climate Change.
Category: Science

Beneath The Surface

Author : Elery Hamilton-Smith
ISBN : 0868405957
Genre : Nature
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Caves are exciting places to visit, whether you are a tourist, a sporting caver or a scientist in one of the many disciplines which use caves as natural laboratories. This book comprehensively reviews what we presently know about Australia's caves including the varieties of cave types and how they form, cave fauna, fossils, Aboriginal relics and decorations in caves, and a history of cave exploration and cave science in Australia.
Category: Nature