!!> Read ➮ Death Of A Healing Woman ➲ Author Allana Martin – Instaposter.us

Death Of A Healing WomanPresidio County, Texas, Sits Against The Border In A Remote Region Of The Chihuahuan Desert Along The Rio Grande The River Marks The Legal Boundary Between Texas And Mexico, But In Reality, La Frontera S Unique Blend Of Culture And Language Does Not Respect Fences Texana Jones Owns And Operates A Trading Post In This Desolate Region On El Dia De Los Muertos, The Day Of The Dead, She Is Delivering Supplies To Reclusive Rhea Fair, A Curandera, Or Healing Woman, And Finds Her Dead When The Sheriff Blames The Death On The Random Violence Of Drug Smugglers, Texana Refuses To Accept The Explanation, Particularly Since The Violent Deaths Of Two Close Friends Six Months Earlier Were Attributed To The Same Vague Motivation Taking A Closer Look At The Curandera S Last Few Days, Texana Finds Many Unusual Events, From The Disappearance Of Rhea S Handyman, Trinidad, To The Visit Of A Young Woman Driving A Rental Car Texana Follows A Trail To The Border Cities Of El Paso And Juarez And Up To San Antonio, Where An Encounter With A Stranger Points Her Toward Home It Is In The Desert, Where Secrets Are Hidden So Easily, That She Uncovers A Powerful Motive For Murder.

Allana lives in Marfa, Texas, with her husband.Her first novel, Death of a Healing Woman, won the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award.She is a former journalism teacher.

!!> Read ➮ Death Of A Healing Woman ➲ Author Allana Martin – Instaposter.us
  • Paperback
  • 252 pages
  • Death Of A Healing Woman
  • Allana Martin
  • English
  • 15 November 2018
  • 9780373262816

10 thoughts on “Death Of A Healing Woman

  1. says:

    12 28 18 Great series for Border Security preTrump Adding 5 star for the images remaining long after reading Enjoyed this series, particularly the setting and culture Wish the author had written episodes.Here s a review copied from Publisher s Weekly, a magazine that led to many of the books I bought for the library The borderland between Texas and Mexico along the Rio Grande comes alive in this absorbing debut featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post, and her veterinarian husband, Clay Jones doesn t believe that her best friend, Maria Ortega Deed, and her husband were killed by drug smugglers So, when reclusive Rhea Fair, a curandera or healing woman, is found murdered in a similar manner, Jones is determined to get to the bottom of it Fair, once owner of a large ranch, became a healer and herbalist after her sons were arrested for drug smuggling and fled across the border to Mexico while out on bail Just before Ortega Deed died, Fair had gone to her for some kind of legal advice Fair, afraid of a client with the evil eye, had also seen a clairvoyant and had sent off a long letter only days before she was murdered Jones tracks down the identity of Fair s last client, a journalist, now also missing, who was writing a book about the curandera.Getting help in her investigation from both sid...

  2. says:

    This is a surprisingly good first novel introducing Texana Jones as a super sleuth who runs a trading post near the U.S.A Mexican border The local quarenda is murdered and Texana tries to figure out who is responsible Good action, interesting locale, good characters, what s not to like Recommended.

  3. says:

    Story set in El Polvo, TX located out by Presidio,TX The local curandera is found murdered Initially it is thought that she has been murdered by drug dealers or smugglers crossing through the area As the story line progress, the author leads you on a pa...

  4. says:

    Great short mystery Loved the borderland atmosphere Much to learn about the problems and concerns of these desert people Loved the mystery and the characters Good finish Writing clear and efficient Made for a quick, escapist read but with great details Will defi...

  5. says:

    thanks to my sister in law I ve found a great new to me mystery series I love reading about the culture, geography, lifestyle, characters that are found in this spot on the Texas Mexico border.

  6. says:

    Interesting plot, strong heroine, and lots of good local color from an intriguing location, a rural border county in Texas.

  7. says:

    Great Texas read.This is a murder mystery that is a good summer read.

  8. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed Ms Martin s descriptions of life on the border I read all of her books and am very sorry there are no .

  9. says:

    Allana s books are perfect escape books Whether it is a plane trip, day at the park, what have you, these Texana books fit the bill.

  10. says:

    Love her books because of the descriptive location and characters.

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