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Death Without Company Audiobook

Death Without Company: A Walt Longmire Mystery

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Publisher's Summary

When an elderly local woman is found poisoned, Sheriff Walt Longmire begins an investigation that soon has him ensnared in a deadly spider's web.

From Craig Johnson, author of the acclaimed novel The Cold Dish, comes this enthralling Sheriff Longmire mystery. With a distinctive literary flair, Johnson leads us into the wide open space of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

Listen to all of Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries.

©2006 Craig Johnson; (P)2007 Recorded Books

What the Critics Say

"Johnson combines a vivid sense of the dailiness of life--and the way human relationships take root in that dailiness--with a sure--handed touch for jolting both his characters and his readers out of their comfort zones and deep into harm's way. It's hard to ask for more in a literary mystery." (Booklist)

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    Rosemary 08-28-12
    Rosemary 08-28-12
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    "Entertaining Contemporary Western"
    What did you like best about Death Without Company? What did you like least?

    I liked the complexity of the story. It spanned generations, incorporated flashbacks, and the plot kept me guessing for quite a while. I also enjoyed the narrator. I will be looking for his work in the future. What I liked the least was
    **POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT*** *************************************************************************************************************** ****************************************************************************************when the first killer was revealed and then pursued for final portion of the story, I got completely lost. I could not figure out who the guy was, and did not understand his role in the whole plot. And the final plot twist just added to my confusion. I went back a few times to try to find where I got lost but was unsuccessful.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    I may do another Longmire mystery.


    Which character – as performed by George Guidall – was your favorite?

    I loved his performance of Vic.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    I went looking for the audiobook after watching the series on A&E


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    Bldgdiva 08-27-12
    Bldgdiva 08-27-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Terrific Combination of Reader with Story."
    Would you listen to Death Without Company again? Why?

    Yes. This is a complicated story that would be good to listen to twice, in order to enjoy the small details and small references, to savor them as much as possible.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Geography, Interesting Culture, Great Tale, Intriguing Characters; all are part of what I am coming to expect from the Walt Longmire series.I have read three of them now, and feel as though they build on an awareness of a place in time, a contrasting between modernity and timelessness, and an excess of idiosyncratic personalities. Fast paced, and a bit supernatural, the mysteries open up and out, unfolding until the story is satisfyingly complete.


    What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

    George Guidall is THE BEST! I would listen to him read the newspaper, or a telephone book perhaps.


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

    If I were to make a film of this book if would have a tag line of 21st century small town living out the past.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Teresa 08-21-12
    Teresa 08-21-12 Member Since 2010

    I enjoy listening to great detective mysterie & also great thrillers. I enjoy books also by Vince Flynn, David Baldaci including assasins.

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    "Another great Walt Longmire! My Sheriff."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Death Without Company to be better than the print version?

    Yes


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Oh yes. There were so many people and different directions you were being lead as you listened. It was great.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Lucian's room at the end.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No.


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    Larry 08-20-12
    Larry 08-20-12

    Retired Autoworker who loves books. I learned to read before I went to school as I was by myself a lot as a kid. I quickly learned that books were my friend. I listen to audio books when I travel alone because they help me stay awake as I drive.

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    "Great book"

    This was a very good book and well read. Craig Johnson came to my attention from the Longmire series on A & E Channel and this is the second of his books I've listened too. I will be listening to more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia Coeur D'Alene, Idaho 08-14-12
    Patricia Coeur D'Alene, Idaho 08-14-12
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    "What a Great Book!"
    Where does Death Without Company rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Among my top 5 audiobooks.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Death Without Company?

    Walt Longmire's humor.


    Which character – as performed by George Guidall – was your favorite?

    Henry the "cheyenne naton".


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Made me laugh out loud many times.


    Any additional comments?

    A fantastic series, I can't wait to listen to the next one in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    philip saratoga, wy, United States 07-24-12
    philip saratoga, wy, United States 07-24-12 Member Since 2012
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    "captivating"
    What did you love best about Death Without Company?

    As with all the Longmire series the action is fast and the setting is inspiring.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Henry Native wisom and outlook is inspiring


    What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

    His narration is so enjoyable with his portrail of the characters is fun


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cheryl Lawton, MI, United States 04-22-12
    Cheryl Lawton, MI, United States 04-22-12 Member Since 2009
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    "I Love This Series"

    It has it all. Winning characters. Witty repartee. Crimes to be solved.
    The expert reading by George Guidall.

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    Cindy United States 03-04-12
    Cindy United States 03-04-12 Member Since 2016

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Anothe good one from Craig Johnson"

    I get all the Craig Johnson, Walt Longmire books simply because he is a great character and the books are so pleasant a way to spend one's time. Always good and worth a a credit!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Nancy United States 01-21-12
    Nancy United States 01-21-12 Member Since 2008
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    "Surprisingly good book"

    As I'd never before read anything by this author, I was pleasantly surprised to enjoy the book. Good story, good narrator - I hope there are more to come.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth Cameron, TX, United States 11-23-11
    Elizabeth Cameron, TX, United States 11-23-11 Member Since 2011
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    "Craig Johnson does it again"

    Characters continue to develop and the story holds your interest as the Sheriff of Absaroka County sovles another murder in Wyoming

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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