SkinwalkersBook - 1986
Along with the attempted murder of Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police, Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn uncovers three unsolved homicides that may be linked to witchcraft buried deep within the Navajo culture. Reissue.
Three shotgun blasts rip through the side of Officer Jim Chee's trailer as the Navajo Tribal Police Officer sleeps. He survives?but the inexplicable attack has raised disturbing questions about a lawman once beyond reproach.
Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn wonders why Chee was a target, and what connection the assault has to a series of gruesome murders that has been plaguing the reservation. But the investigation is leading them both into a nightmare of ritual, witchcraft, and blood?and into the dark and mystical domain of evil beings of Navajo legend, the "skinwalkers."
With the attempted murder of Officer Jim Chee, Lieutenant Joe Leaphor finds three unsolved homicides may be linked to witchcraft buried deep within the Navajo culture