Stone Butterfly

Stone Butterfly

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Baker & Taylor
Called in by his aunt, Ute tribal elder Daisy Perika, when she experiences a terrifying vision of unnatural death, Charlie Moon, aided by FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague, investigates the killing of an elderly Nevada man.

McMillan Palgrave
Ute shaman Daisy Perika is no stranger to eerie dreams, but when she has a nightmare, lives could be at stake. Convinced that her visions of a wisp-thin girl with blood dripping from her hands are omens, the old woman calls on her nephew, Charlie Moon. Moon, a part-time tribal investigator and full-time Colorado rancher, is skeptical, but he knows better than to dismiss his quarrelsome aunt too quickly. After all, she has been right before. But what can he do? Although Daisy can see what's left of a dying man's face, she can't get a clear look at the girl's. Without that, Moon doesn't have anything to go on.
Then he gets a call about a very real murder. Sarah Frank, an Ute-Papago orphan and daughter of Moon's childhood friend, was spotted standing over the battered body with blood on her hands. Moon and FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague cross the border to investigate, but they're too late. Not only has little Sarah vanished with a one-of-a-kind family heirloom, but Moon and McTeague aren't the only ones on her trail.
Off the reservation and across states lines, James D. Doss's clever mystery finds Moon on the law enforcement side of the investigation and his aunt Daisy decidedly on the other.


Holtzbrinck
Ute shaman Daisy Perika is no stranger to eerie dreams, but when she has a nightmare, lives could be at stake. Convinced that her visions of a wisp-thin girl with blood dripping from her hands are omens, the old woman calls on her nephew, Charlie Moon. Moon, a part-time tribal investigator and full-time Colorado rancher, is skeptical, but he knows better than to dismiss his quarrelsome aunt too quickly. After all, she has been right before. But what can he do? Although Daisy can see what’s left of a dying man’s face, she can’t get a clear look at the girl’s. Without that, Moon doesn’t have anything to go on.
 
Then he gets a call about a very real murder. Sarah Frank, an Ute-Papago orphan and daughter of Moon’s childhood friend, was spotted standing over the battered body with blood on her hands. Moon and FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague cross the border to investigate, but they’re too late. Not only has little Sarah vanished with a one-of-a-kind family heirloom, but Moon and McTeague aren’t the only ones on her trail.
 
Off the reservation and across states lines, James D. Doss’s clever mystery finds Moon on the law enforcement side of the investigation and his aunt Daisy decidedly on the other.


Blackwell North Amer
Ute Shaman Daisy Perika is no stranger to eerie dreams, but when she has a nightmare, lives could be at stake. Convinced that her visions of a wisp-thin girl with blood dripping from her hands are omens, the old woman calls on her nephew, Charlie Moon. Moon, a part-time tribal investigator and full-time Colorado rancher, is skeptical, but he knows better than to dismiss his quarrelsome aunt too quickly. After all, she has been right before. But what can he do? Although Daisy can see what's left of a dying man's face, she can't get a clear look at the girl's. Without that, Moon doesn't have anything to go on.
Then he gets a call about a very real murder. Sarah Frank, an Ute-Papago orphan and daughter of Moon's childhood friend, was spotted standing over the battered body with blood on her hands. Moon and FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague cross the border to investigate, but they're too late. Not only has little Sarah vanished with a one-of-a-kind family heirloom, but Moon and McTeague aren't the only ones on her trail.
Off the reservation and across states lines, James D. Doss's mystery finds Moon on the law-enforcement side of the investigation and his aunt Daisy decidedly on the other.

Baker
& Taylor

Called in by his aunt, Ute tribal elder Daisy Perika, when she experiences a terrifying vision of unnatural death, part-time investigator Charlie Moon, aided by FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague, launches a probe into the killing of an elderly Nevada man, whose body is found with the prime suspect, a teenage orphan girl who is the child of Charlie's old friend. 12,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2006
ISBN: 9780312340544
0312340540
Branch Call Number: FIC Doss
Characteristics: vii, 294 p

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