By Tony Hillerman
The automobile fireplace did not kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the previous guy in ownership of the homicide weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto. Officer Jim Chee is devastated by means of the slaying of his friend Del, and confounded through the best suspect's refusal to utter a unmarried notice of confession or denial. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believes there's even more to this outrage than what appears to be like at the floor, as he and Jim Chee got down to resolve a posh weave of greed and demise that includes a old locate and a misplaced fortune. however the hungry and legendary trickster Coyote is ready, as regularly, within the shadows so as to add an odd and lethal new twist.
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This will be working. " Janet sounded suspicious.
Chee asked. Someone was in the teachers' lounge. They walked out to where Janet's Toyota was parked. " Chee pointed to the Jeepster. "Yes," Ji said. " Ji said nothing. Chee waited. Ji's face was blank. (The inscrutable Oriental, Chee thought. Where had he heard that? Mary Landon had used it once to describe him. "You are, you know. You guys came over the icecap from the steppes of Mongolia or Tibet or someplace like that. " Ji asked. Chee told him. "That was the night of the rain. Good hard rain.
Leaphorn studied her. Emma had slept like that sometimes on late night returns. Relaxed. Trusting him. file://G:\NEW DOWNLOADS\Tony Hillerman - 22 novels\Hillerman, Tony- [Leaph... 2010/10/17 Tony Hillerman - [Leaphorn & Chee 10] - Coyote Waits Page 39 of 138 Chapter 6 «^» THE BATTERED WHITE Jeepster proved remarkably easy to locate. It sat in space number seventeen in a weedy parking lot guarded by a sign that declared: SHIP ROCK HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER/STAFF PARKING ONLY Janet Pete parked her little Toyota two-door beside the jeep.