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A Serpent's Tooth Audiobook

A Serpent's Tooth: A Walt Longmire Mystery, Book 9

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Publisher's Summary

In this ninth installment in the award-winning and New York Times best-selling Walt Longmire mystery series, the Wyoming sheriff follows his cowboy code of ethics in a religious range war that strikes a little too close to home.

©2013 Craig Johnson (P)2013 Recorded Books

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    Kyle Seattle, WA 06-24-13
    Kyle Seattle, WA 06-24-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Keeping it fresh"

    Craig Johnson is doing a good job of managing the difficult task of keeping a series fresh. This installment manages to keep the humor and poignancy alive without retreading old material.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Richard Kentwood, MI, United States 06-17-13
    Richard Kentwood, MI, United States 06-17-13 Member Since 2015

    Listen mostly to urban fantasy and suspense/thrillers but also enjoy mysteries, sci-fi, fantasy, romance, adventure, classic, modern, spiritual or general literature. And I always like a bit of romance in any of my stories.

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    "It's all about the characters"

    Though the mysteries in the Walt Longmire series are not bad, they're not the main reason I listen to these books. It's the great characters that make these books stand out and this book is probably the best example of those characters. You can feel the friendships and heart of each of the regulars. Add in the assortment of unique supporting characters and you have the recipe for a great book. George Guidall IS the voice of Walt Longmire and captures his character perfectly. His performance of all the characters is generally spot on. Even though the voices of most of the woman sound pretty much the same they are each portrayed with a unique personality making them distinct. His wry delivery also fits the humor of the books to a tee and I often found myself laughing out loud at the exchanges between Walt, Vic, Henry and the others.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    NOKWISA Garland, Texas, United States 06-07-13
    NOKWISA Garland, Texas, United States 06-07-13 Member Since 2013
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    "What a Cliff Hanger!"

    I spent the first 45 minutes laughing at the quips Johnson came up with which is not unusual for these characters. I am a Longmire fan and was awaiting the new book with great anticipation. While the interaction between the characters was great I thought the story line was a bit weak. However, there were some very unexpected sharp left turns in the book such as the loss of two of the characters and then the shocker ending. I am hoping Mr. Johnson can come out with the next book in the fall and not make us wait a year to find out what will happen with Walt and Vic. Mr G. was fantastic as usual. I really enjoy his narrations. Even though I felt the story line was a bit weak, I enjoyed the book, did not think it a waste of my time and well worth a credit.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    02-06-14
    02-06-14 Member Since 2008
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    "Are there negative numbers in reviews?"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Do a little research and cut out the stereotyping.


    What was most disappointing about Craig Johnson’s story?

    The inaccuracy of the religious descriptions and the crude, jarring language of the deputy made it impossible to get into the story.


    Did George Guidall do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Not even George could save this one! He is one of my favorites.


    What character would you cut from A Serpent's Tooth?

    Just give us the old Walt with his wisdom and humor.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    C. Telfair Shepherdstown, WV, United States 10-16-13
    C. Telfair Shepherdstown, WV, United States 10-16-13

    Audible has changed my life! Dry , itchy eyes were destroying one of my greatest pleasures - reading. Now I am experiencing books again!

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    "George Is The Real Walt"

    Like some other reviewers, I have had trouble reconciling the "Walt Longmire" TV series with these books. Conclusion: The books are way better! And the Audio versions are the very best!

    "Serpent's Tooth" is a great case in point. Here it is: all the humor and wit - along with the cracking good basic mystery story - which make the series stand out. Johnson's choice of subject here is timely and gripping. His characters are, as always, wonderful and flawed and funny and heartbreaking. And, of course, George Guidall! I'd hate to be a TV actor trying to compete with that unique, wry, expressive voice!

    TV's Walt is a good guy, but pretty much indistinguishable from other stoic, handsome, aging cowboys. The real Walt Longmire is here at Audible - with Craig Johnson and George Guidall.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Bibliopa 06-23-16
    Bibliopa 06-23-16
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    "Longmire hits the mark again!"

    Great book
    I love the ambience of these books, the feeling of the West and the characters. Loved it!

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    Amazon Customer 06-22-16
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    "His worst Longmire book"

    I love this series, but this book didn't seem to meet the standards set by the previous ones.

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    Donna Seidel Topeka, Ks, US 04-22-16
    Donna Seidel Topeka, Ks, US 04-22-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Mystery with comedy"

    This is my first Longmire book. I will read the others next. Very good mystery and delightful characters, including a 200 year old drifter, with repartee claimimg extra attention from the listener... and what else is there to do in the almost empty Wyoming wilderness?

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    Sharon in Surrey Vancouver, Canada 04-21-16
    Sharon in Surrey Vancouver, Canada 04-21-16 Member Since 2006

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    "Another Slam Dunk"
    What did you love best about A Serpent's Tooth?

    The ending. I was shocked at the results of the Big Battle. And I had a tear in my eye.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I'm in love with Sheriff Longmire & his crazy crew. All the stories are wonderful.


    What does George Guidall bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    George is the VOICE of Longmire. If anyone else narrated, I wouldn't buy the audiobook!!!!! I do have two novels on my KOBO & I hear George's voice in my head when Sheriff Longmire speaks.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Prophets or Profits


    Any additional comments?

    More Longmire?? Faster???

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    rosemary adler 03-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Excelente"

    Loved it. The description was very rich and the story interesting great characters and words.

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