VJ Books Presents Author Anne Hillerman!
Anne Hillerman is delighted to continue the mystery series her father, the best-selling author Tony Hillerman, created beginning in 1970. Anne's debut novel, Spider Woman's Daughter, follows the further adventures of the characters Tony Hillerman made famous: Jim Chee, Joe Leaphorn and Bernadette Manuelito. Released by HarperCollins, the book received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Best First Novel.
Her second mystery in the series, Rock with Wings, was released in May, 2015, and quickly became a New York Times best-seller. The third novel in the reinvigorated series, Song of the Lion, is set for release in April 2017 and takes Bernie and Chee to the Grand Canyon and Tuba City, Arizona while Lt. Leaphorn helps solve a murder with a clue from long ago.
Anne also is the author of Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn with husband/photographer Don Strel. In collaboration with St. Martin's Press she established The Tony Hillerman Prize for best first mystery novel set in the Southwest. She lives and works in Santa Fe with frequent trips to the Navajo Nation.
Anne belongs to many writers' organizations and serves on the board of Western Writers of America. In 2015, she was deeply honored to be invited by the University of New Mexico to present the annual Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest . She is a frequent presenter at the Tucson Festival of the Book and represented New Mexico at the National Book Festival hosted by the Library of Congress.
Anne Hillerman Bibliography
Jim Chee/Joe Leaphorn Bernadette Manuelito Series
- Spider Woman's Daughter - 2013
- Rock with Wings - 2015
- Song of the Lion - 2017
- Cave of Bones - 2018
- The Tale Teller - 2019
- Stargazer - April 2021
- Ride the Wind: USA to Africa - 1995
- Children's Guide to Sante Fe - 2005
- Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn - 2009
- Sante Fe Flavors: Best Restaurants and Recipes - 2009
- Gardens of Sante Fe - 2010
- Done in the Sun - 2012
Anne Hillerman Awards
- Western Writers of America Spur Award
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