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The Shaman Laughs

The Shaman Laughs

A Charlie Moon Mystery

Charlie Moon Mysteries (Volume 2)

James D. Doss

St. Martin's Griffin

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Charlie Moon is no stranger to the mysterious ways of the spirit world. But why is prize livestock being ritualistically butchered in the Canyon of the Spirit? That's what Granite Creek's chief of police Scott Parish wants to find out…before human blood begins to spill.

Enter Moon's aunt and aging Ute shaman Daisy Perika. For only she who communes with the ancient spirits can truly comprehend the events that have happened upon Native American lands—and the even greater evil that is yet to be unleashed…

In The Shaman Laughs, James D. Doss delivers another fascinating Charlie Moon mystery.

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Praise for The Shaman Laughs

“Doss does for the Utes what Tony Hillerman has done for the Navajo.” —The Denver Post

“A mystery that combines the ancient and the modern, the sacred and the profane, with grace and suspense.” —Publishers Weekly

“This is Hillerman country…but Doss is gaining…I hope these shaman activities go on for a long time.” —Boston Globe

“HARROWING…SUSPENSEFUL.” —New York Times Book Review

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About the author

James D. Doss

James D. Doss is the author of the Charlie Moon mysteries, including A Dead Man's Tale and The Widow's Revenge. Two of the Moon books were named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly.

James D. Doss

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