The Darkness Rolling

The Darkness Rolling

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Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley and yet everything is different. His grandfather, Moses Goldman, has suffered a debilitating stroke, and while Yazzie's mother Nizhoni is doing her best, the post is slowly falling apart. Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for the beautiful actress Linda Darnell. Someone is sending Linda threatening letters, and as Yazzie investigates, he finds himself falling for her. Yazzie isn't the only one to have recently returned home. A man who calls himself Zopilote, the Buzzard, has spent the last twenty-five years in jail steeping himself in the ancient Navajo chant "Darkness Rolling" and consumed with rage at the people who put him there Yazzie's mother and grandfather.A thrilling, heart-pounding read of family, adventure, romance, and vengeance, "The Darkness Rolling" is the first in an evocative historical mystery series by award-winning authors Win and Meredith Blevins."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 142.24 x 205.74 x 27.94mm | 385.55g
  • New York
  • English
  • 0765378604
  • 9780765378606

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"When crime hits the movie business on the Navajo nation in "The Darkness Rolling," it takes courage and heart to bring pure evil to justice. Yazzie Goldman has them both. A stellar first in a new suspense series."--Robert K. Tanenbaum, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Tragic"
"Win and Meredith Blevins have raised the bar for intelligent thrillers with "The Darkness Rolling." This novel's power will stay with me for a long time."--Donald Bain, bestselling author of the "Murder, She Wrote" series and the Margaret Truman Capital Crimes series
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About Meredith Blevins

In addition to the Rendezvous novels, WIN BLEVINS, an authority on the Plains Indians and fur-trade era of the West, is author of "Give Your Heart to the Hawks," "Stone Song," his prize-winning novel of Crazy Horse, plus "Charbonneau," "Rock Child," "RavenShadow, "and others.MEREDITH BLEVINS lives with her husband, author Win Blevins, and their family in the Canyonlands. She has been a creative arts therapist, an award-winning travel writer, and has published five books, including "The Hummingbird Wizard"
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