The Woman with a Rain Pot


Iraq war, veteran, Southwest, mystery, detective, X2 artificial leg, Indian artifact, Pueblo Indian, Southwest Adventures

This short story is dedicated to the combat veterans of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A veteran who sacrificed a leg for his country in Iraq returns home and rejoins the county sheriff's department.

Because of his artificial leg, he is no longer able to be a patrol officer and is appointed instead as a detective with the cold case unit. He is assigned the year-old case of an anthropology student who was murdered while illegally digging for Indian artifacts near New Mexico pueblos. With no clues available, he'll need help from others.

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