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List of the best Tony Hillerman books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Tony Hillerman is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Tony Hillerman who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Books here include everything from Listening Woman to The Ghostway. What are Tony Hillerman's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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A Thief of Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
A Thief of Time Tony Hillerman

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The Blessing Way is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Blessing Way Tony Hillerman

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Listening Woman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Listening Woman Tony Hillerman

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Coyote Waits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Coyote Waits Tony Hillerman

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Skinwalkers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Skinwalkers Tony Hillerman

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The Shape Shifter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Shape Shifter Tony Hillerman

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Dance Hall of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Dance Hall of the Dead Tony Hillerman

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The Dark Wind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Dark Wind Tony Hillerman

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People of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
People of Darkness Tony Hillerman

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Sacred Clowns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Sacred Clowns Tony Hillerman

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The Fallen Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Fallen Man Tony Hillerman

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The Ghostway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Ghostway Tony Hillerman

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The Wailing Wind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Wailing Wind Tony Hillerman

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Talking God is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Talking God Tony Hillerman

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Skeleton Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Skeleton Man Tony Hillerman

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Hunting Badger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Hunting Badger Tony Hillerman

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Finding Moon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
Finding Moon Tony Hillerman

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The Fly on the Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Fly on the Wall Tony Hillerman

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Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books

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The Boy Who Made Dragonfly: A ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books

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The Serpent's Tongue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Serpent's Tongue Barry Lopez, Leslie Marmon Silko, Oliver La Farge

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The Best of the West is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Best of the West Tony Hillerman

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The Spell of New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Spell of New Mexico Tony Hillerman

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The First Eagle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The First Eagle Tony Hillerman

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The Sinister Pig is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tony Hillerman Books
The Sinister Pig Tony Hillerman