Tony Hillerman’s Navajo Land

My trip to the Southwest this summer took me to the Navajo Nation, where mystery writer Tony Hillerman set his Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee books. I saw first-hand the sculpted landscape and the people that make his novels so engaging for me. Tony Hillerman, who died in 2008, wrote 18 books in the popular Navajo mystery […]

A Swedish Mystery Series Without Tattoos

When I was five and my girlfriend Judy was four, we used to play movie stars.  I was the blonde Marilyn Monroe, and she was the dark-haired beauty Jane Russell.  Over the years, I confess, I have been rather disappointed that my features bore less and less resemblance to Miss Monroe.  While my dress did […]