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Who Killed Cricket Coogler?


This strange little murder and the efforts to cover it up caused a kind of outrage that cleaned up New Mexico. I really believe that had the Cricket Coogler case not happened, Santa Fe would be Las Vegas.

Tony Hillerman in "The Silence Of Cricket Coogler: A Political Murder"        


He noticed her new shoes as she stumbled getting into the dark sedan with official state plates. Shiny red high heels, like bright beacons. Royal blue dress with a flared skirt. Angelo wondered if hummingbirds weren’t drawn to that outfit. Loud. Like her shoes. You could always hear her coming. It was the way her heels hit the cement. She wore her sister’s borrowed shoes, a half-size too large so they dragged a little off her heel with each step, skipping on the sidewalk and making a chirping sound.  It’s how she got her nickname, Cricket. 



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