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The Cold Dish Audiobook

The Cold Dish: A Walt Longmire Mystery

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Publisher's Summary

Award-winning author Craig Johnson's critically acclaimed debut Western mystery takes listeners to the breathtaking mountains of Wyoming for a tale of cold-blooded vengeance.

Two years earlier, four high-school boys were given suspended sentences for raping a Cheyenne girl. Now, two of the boys have been killed, and only Sheriff Walt Longmire can keep the other two safe.

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

©2004 Craig Johnson; (P)2006 Recorded Books LLC

What the Critics Say

"A strong sense of place, a credible plot, and deft dialogue lift Johnson's good-humored debut novel." (Publishers Weekly)
"Johnson, who lives in Ucross, Wyoming, knows the Western landscape well, and creates stunning and violent scenes of the Rocky Mountains." (Bookmarks) "We in the West have a major new talent on our hands." (The Denver Post)

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    kathleen 03-23-13
    kathleen 03-23-13
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    "best narrator ever"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Cold Dish to be better than the print version?

    yes


    What did you like best about this story?

    Longmire and Bear


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

    Longmire and Bear. I'm in love with both of them.


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

    Both


    Any additional comments?

    I want to marry Longmire and Bear both.

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    Priscilla Hoback Galisteo, NM, US 03-22-13
    Priscilla Hoback Galisteo, NM, US 03-22-13 Member Since 2004
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    "Well writen western thrilles"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes it moves along at a good clip loved all the characters they were well developed


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

    loved the way he writes about weather I had to get another blanket


    What aspect of George Guidall’s performance would you have changed?

    do not edit with the artist finished work. Just enjoy or not, as the case may be. In this case enjoy.


    Any additional comments?

    good writing good plot -will buy any of his other books

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    Harry West Chester, PA, United States 03-20-13
    Harry West Chester, PA, United States 03-20-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Exciting, Articulate and Addictive New Series"
    If you could sum up The Cold Dish in three words, what would they be?

    Stimulating, serpentine, unexpected.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Walt Longmire is an articulate, insightful and self-effacing character. The kind of man you'd like to know and spend time with.


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

    The Cheyenne Nation !


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The book has excellent pacing taking one from one surprise to the next.


    Any additional comments?

    Reading this one makes you hungry for more.

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    Georgia Salida, Co USA 03-18-13
    Georgia Salida, Co USA 03-18-13 Member Since 2009

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "Definitely a KEEPER!!"
    Would you listen to The Cold Dish again? Why?

    Yes and maybe even 7-8 times


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

    It was interesting enough to keep me listening and wanting more.


    What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

    It would not be the book it is without George's style of reading!!


    Any additional comments?

    Love the main people of the entire story

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    Jake Canton, TX, United States 03-18-13
    Jake Canton, TX, United States 03-18-13
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    "Love this series"
    What did you love best about The Cold Dish?

    Walt is my hero


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

    George is my favorite narrator and the reason why I decided to try this book that I found on sale. I am so glad it was on sale because it is now one of my favorite series!!


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    Tyler Charlotte, NC, United States 03-17-13
    Tyler Charlotte, NC, United States 03-17-13
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    "Boring....."

    I was expecting a mystery/detective style novel like those by Michael Connolly or the like, instead it's just a long winded story about a character I don't find all that interesting, with just a hint of a mystery.

    If you're looking for a suspense or detective style book then surely don't buy this. You'll be disappointed.

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    Scott Grand Prairie, TX, USA 03-13-13
    Scott Grand Prairie, TX, USA 03-13-13 Member Since 2003
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    "Better than the TV program"
    Where does The Cold Dish rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    pretty high on my list


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Walt is my favorite character but Standing Bear is a close second


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

    I liked the Bear characterization


    Any additional comments?

    Looking forward to reading more from the series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    M. Eble Ajijic, Mx 03-11-13
    M. Eble Ajijic, Mx 03-11-13 Member Since 2002

    MEEMEE

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    "Liked the character and story"

    The only thing is that I knew whodunit all along. I liked the setting of the novel.i am thinking of reading another by this author just for the joy of listening to this reader.

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    Kay in DC Washington, DC United States 03-11-13
    Kay in DC Washington, DC United States 03-11-13 Member Since 2012

    Kay

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    "Loved this one"

    I'm enthusiastic because now have a new author to follow. Good page-turner with decent character development. I'll look for Johnson again!

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    WilliamMinyard Antioch, CA, United States 03-11-13
    WilliamMinyard Antioch, CA, United States 03-11-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Very Nice Surprise"
    Any additional comments?

    I got this one on a total whim. Seeing that George Guidall was the reader helped but I personally had not heard of Craig Johnson.
    There is something very special about Mr. Johnson's style. There is a subtle elegance in his turn of a phrase, his cadence, and story telling. I really enjoyed the story but I was really taken in by Mr Johnson's smoothness. He tells a good joke and I'm sure I laughed out loud 15 times. He has a great way introducing characters and weaving them throughout the story. Highly recommend Craig Johnson.

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