A THOUSAND YEARS AGO A PEOPLE'S BLOOD WAS SHED ON THIS
PARCHED EARTH. NOW THE DYING HAS BEGUN AGAIN....
LEGEND OF THE DEAD
A Sheriff Lansing Mystery
HIGH ON A DESERT RIDGE,
THE WATCHER AWAITS
The body in the arroyo belonged to a man who'd made his living plundering ancient Indian sites. And the only witness to the crime would not change his story: a demon had killed his friend.
Sheriff Cliff Lansing has an unexplained death on his hands, and it's only the beginning. In Las Palmas, New Mexico, a U.S. senator is on his way to meet a Zuni shaman who is holding up a land swap involving 150,000 acres in New Mexico and Arizona. Backed by a powerful businessman, the senator intends to push the deal through, but in a long, dark night on the high desert he is led into a storm of violence and shame....
Now Sheriff Lansing is headed out to the Anasazi Strip, where the truth awaits him-in the swirling dust of magic, greed, and murder....