A phone call in 1975 changes Moon Mathiass life forever, as a voice on the line tells him his dead brothers baby daughtera child Moon never knew existedis waiting for him in Southeast Asia.
A task he believes beyond his meager talents is pulling Moon to Vietnam. In a chilling world of mystery and silence, disguise and deception, hell risk everything for the sake of one little girland discover a Moon Mathias whos a better man than he ever thought he could be.
About the Author
Tony Hillerman (1925-2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children's books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group's Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction's Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.
“An atmospheric and successful thriller...a thoughtful tale of high adventure.”
-San Jose Mercury News
“Hillerman does an exemplary job...offering plenty of romance and suspense.”
-San Francisco Chronicle
“[It] proves Hillerman can write good fiction without calling in the Tribal Police.”