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The Enemy Way

The Enemy Way

An Ella Clah Novel

Ella Clah (Volume 4)

Aimée Thurlo and David Thurlo

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Former FBI agent Ella Clah is now a Special Investigator with the native police force. Her brother, Clifford, a medicine man, says that her investigative skills are gifts from the spirits who guard and guide the Navajo, but Ella insists it's her FBI training that has honed her instincts.

The Navajo are in turmoil. The tribal police are spread thin throughout the vast reservation, trying to rein in gang violence, murderous drunk drivers, and race riots.

Ella's newest assignment is to solve the murder of an old friend's fiancée, apparently killed during a gang-related robbery. Ella is shocked to discover signs of skinwalker activity in the woman's home--was her friend's fiancée a Navajo witch, a hereditary enemy of Ella's family?

Ella must solve the murder, do something to stop drinking and driving on the Rez, and keep Navajo teenagers from killing each other, while trying to find and fight her oldest enemies.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Ella stood at the window, watching the last rays of the fading sun arc across the land in blood red sheets, changing the soft earth tones of the New Mexican desert into crimson hues. The rugged mesas floated among a soft haze...

Praise for The Enemy Way

"Enemy Way is an intriguing, absorbing book that tells a dynamite story."—Romantic Times

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Aimée Thurlo and David Thurlo

Aimée Thurlo and David Thurlo are the authors of the Ella Clah novels, Blackening Song, Death Walker, Bad Medicine, Enemy Way, Shooting Chant, Red Mesa, Changing Woman, and Tracking Bear. Their other mystery novels include Bad Faith and Second Sunrise.

Aimée is a native of Havana, Cuba. David grew up on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico and recently retired from teaching. They have been writing and publishing fiction for at least a decade.

Aimée and David Thurlo live in Corrales, New Mexico, with a varied and ever-changing menagerie.

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