Coyote Waits Author:Tony Hillerman Setting out to find his good friend and fellow Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez, Officer Jim Chee is shocked to discover Nez's car in flames and Nez unconscious inside. Badly burning himself to save his friend, Chee is even more horrified to discover tha Nez has already been fatally shot. He doesn't have to go far to make an arrest: Ashie Pinto,... more » a poor elderly Navajo shaman staggeres down the road near the scene of the crime with the murder weapon in one hand and a bottle in the other.
But the investigation soon becomes complicated by Pinto's refusal to speak--even to deny his guilt. The trails of the invesigation leads to a complex plot involving a historical find worth a fortune to one man and even more to another's reputation.
Another mesmerizing read that reinforces the brilliance of this bestselling author.« less