“An Obvious Fact” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #12)

*Read between 1st October and 7th October 2018 In this, the twelfth full-length novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series, Walt, Henry Standing Bear, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident. In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the…

“The Highwayman” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #11.5)

*Read between 29th September and 1st October 2018 When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man’s-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving “officer needs assistance” calls. The problem? They’re coming from Bobby…

“Dry Bones” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #11)

*Read between 24th and 29th September 2018 When the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex is discovered in Absaroka County, it would appear to have nothing to do with Walt. That is until the Cheyenne rancher on whose land she’s found is himself found face down in a turtle pond. As a number…

“Any Other Name” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #10)

*Read between 18th and 23rd September 2018 In Any Other Name, Walt is sinking into high-plains winter discontent when his former boss, Lucian Conally, asks him to take on a mercy case in an adjacent county. Detective Gerald Holman is dead and Lucian wants to know what drove his old friend to take his own…

“Spirit of Steamboat” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #09.1)

*Read between 16th and 18th September 2018 Craig Johnson delivers another gripping Longmire story and, yet again, he does not fail to disappoint. “Spirit of Steamboat” is a longer short story, more novella in length. It begins on Christmas Eve in the “current” today of the Longmire chronology. Our Sheriff is sitting at his desk…

“Messenger” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #08.2)

*Read on 12th September 2018 Craig Johnson delights us, yet again, with another visit to Absaroka County, Wyoming to spend time with our favourite sheriff. As a bonus, we get treated to some fine sweary comic quips from Vic along the way. “Messenger” is another Longmire short story. Yet it doesn’t involve a mystery and…

“Christmas in Absaroka County” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #08.1)

*Read between 11th and 12th September 2018 “Christmas in Absaroka County” is a collection of four short stories each, as the name suggests, with a festive theme. These tales give us glimpses into the man behind the badge that our Sheriff wears. And, if, after the first eight books, we didn’t already like Longmire enough,…

“As The Crow Flies” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #08)

*Read between 3rd and 11th September 2018 Our sheriff, and the hero of Craig Johnson’s excellent series, returns for his eighth adventure in “As The Crow Flies”. And what a fine addition to the canon it proves to be. It is just a few short weeks until the wedding of his daughter, Cady, to the…

“Divorce Horse” by Craig Longmire. (Walt Longmire #07.1)

*Read on 3rd September 2018 I have been aware of the Longmire books for several years now and the excellent covers have appealed to me while I browse the shelves of bookstores. But it was only in the early days of August 2018 that I felt compelled to pick up “The Cold Dish”. Since then,…

“Hell Is Empty” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #07)

*Read between 29th August and 2nd September 2018 Some of you may have read my earlier reviews of Craig Johnson’s “Longmire” books on my blog. If you haven’t, don’t worry, you are in the majority as not many folk have visited my blog! However, if you are one of the small numbers who has chanced…

“Junkyard Dogs” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #06)

*Read between 26th – 29th August 2018 This 2010 novel is the sixth outing for Sheriff Walt Longmire, the hero of author Craig Johnson’s scintillating adventures. And, quite possibly, this is the finest of the tales in the series to date. It begins with Longmire attending an accident on the road near to the Durant…