Leaphorn and Chee (also known as the Navajo Mysteries) is a series of detective fiction books by American author Tony Hillerman, which has been taken over by his daughter, Anne Hillerman. “Leaphorn and Chee” refers to the series protagonists Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police. The two characters work together, but […]


Tony Hillerman (1925-2008) was an American author who wrote several different kinds of books. He is best known for his Leaphorn and Chee detective fiction series. Most of his books revolve around Native American and Southwestern themes. Hillerman also wrote a couple of standalone books, two children’s books, several non-fiction books and some photo books. […]