Another installment of the Sonny Baca Mystery series by Rudolfo Anaya, it is meant to appeal to readers of conventional mystery novels, but there is nothing conventional about it…it taps into primal and universal fears and longings but plays them out in a uniquely New Mexican setting. His mysteries fall into the criminal and the spiritual which make them both inspiring and electrifying. In a race against the clock Sonny encounters ghosts and sorcerers, beautiful women and environmental activists, and developers and politicians who are quarreling over New Mexico’s most precious resource, its water. Also in the series are “Zia Summer”, “Rio Grande Fall” and “Shaman Winter”. Hardcover.