Anne Hillerman continues the mystery series her father, the best-selling author Tony Hillerman, created beginning in 1970. After spending many years as a journalist and nonfiction author, Anne published her first novel, Spider Woman’s Daughter, in 2013. The mystery followed the further adventures of the characters Tony Hillerman created including Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn and gave Bernadette Manuelito a leading role. The book received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Best First Novel. Her second mystery, Rock with Wings, quickly became a New York Times best-seller and received the New Mexico Book Awards Founders’ Award. The third novel in the reinvigorated series, Song of the Lion, arrived in April 2017. It also was a New York Times top-ten bestseller. The fourth in her re-envisioning of the mysteries, Cave of Bones, debuted in April 2018, as number eight on the New York Times bestseller list for combined hardcover and e-book sales. The fifth book in the series, The Tale Teller, is set for release in April 2019. Anne also has published several non-fiction books including Tony Hillerman’s Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn created with husband/photographer Don Strel.