New York: Walker and Company, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. SIGNED by the Author on the title page, 8vo, bright sky-blue cloth with bright gilt on spine, archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket with colorful petroglif of an Indian shaman wearing a bluebird headdress, 235 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #7114
Author's First book of McClendon's Jackson Hole Mysteries (4 separate stories). In The Bluejay Shaman, Alix Thorssen, an art gallery owner and authority on Native Americans, becomes deeply involved in solving a mysterious murder involving what may be the Native American (Salish) equivalent of the Maltese Falcon. McClendon has also written Rory Tate, and Dorie Lennox mysteries.
Born in California, raised in Delaware and Nebraska--now resident in Montana--Lise McClendon writes mysteries (the Alix Thorssen series) and adventure travel mysteries (such as the multivolume Bennett Sisters Mysteries).
Fine Condition overall: Tight, bright, clean copy without previous ownership or remainder marks. Dust jacket (unclipped) is bright and clean with a few tiny flecks belonging to the paperstock to suggest stone, not blemishes or soil.