Santa Fe New Mexican
Who’s Who...who’s Here
Santa Fe author Anne Hillerman continues the Navajo detective stories her father, Tony Hillerman, made popular. Her debut mystery, Spider Woman’s Daughter, received the prestigious Spur Award from Western Writers of America as best first novel. That book and the five novels that followedwere all NewYork Times best sellers. Her sixth mystery, Stargazer, was released in 2021 and debuted at number seven on the New York Times bestseller list. Before becoming a novelist, Hillerman was a nonfiction author and award-winning journalist. The next novel in the Leaphorn/Chee/ Manuelito saga, The Sacred Bridge, her seventh and the twenty-fifth in the series, will be released by HarperCollins in 2022.