“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…

“The Dark Horse” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #05)

*Read between 23rd – 26th August 2018 Book five in this entertaining, terrific series sees Sheriff Walt Longmire go undercover in a neighbouring county. Longmire is taken away from his hometown in this tale and is a stranger in a, slightly, familiar town. Removed from his regular backups, deputies Victoria Moretti and Santiago Saizarbitoria, the…

“Another Man’s Moccasins” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #04)

*Read between 19th – 23rd August 2018 I have to confess to being quite smitten with Walt Longmire and his posse. Immediately after closing the covers of “Kindness Goes Unpunished”, I found myself reaching for the fourth book, published in 2009, of this magnificent series. And, once again I find myself deep in the captivating…

“Kindness Goes Unpunished” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #03)

*Read between 15th – 19th August 2018 This book, originally published in 2007, is our third visit to see Sheriff Walt Longmire. This time, however, our gutsy hero and we are in unfamiliar surroundings. Longmire, Henry Standing Bear and Dog have taken a road trip to Philadelphia. Bear has travelled because he has a collection…