Craig Johnson
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Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of twelve Walt Longmire mystery novels, which are the basis for Longmire, the hit Netflix original drama. The Cold Dish won Le Prix du Polar Nouvel Observateur/Bibliobs. Death Without Company, the Wyoming Historical Association's Book of the Year, won France's Le Prix 813, and Another Man's Moccasins was the Western Writers of America's Spur Award Winner and the Mountains & Plains Book of the Year. The Dark Horse, the fifth in the series, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and Junkyard Dogs won The Watson Award for a mystery novel with the best sidekick. Hell Is Empty, selected by Library Journal as the Best Mystery of the Year, was a New York Times best seller, as was As the Crow Flies, which won the Rocky for the best crime novel typifying the western United States. A Serpent's Tooth opened as a New York Times bestseller as did Any Other Name and Wait for Signs, Johnson's collection of short stories. Spirit of Steamboat was selected by the State Library as the inaugural One Book Wyoming and included visits to sixty-three libraries. Johnson lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.

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Best Sellers

    • Depth of Winter

    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,539

    An international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's daughter, Cady, to auction her off to his worst enemies. Walt heads into the 110-degree heat of the Northern Mexican desert alone, one man against an army....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I miss Vic and Henry!

    • By Nancy R on 09-06-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Western Star

    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,849
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,651
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,631

    Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of 25 armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Warning! This ends in a cliffhanger.

    • By TyrannosaurusRix on 09-21-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Cold Dish

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,705
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,124

    Introducing Wyoming's Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel, the first in the Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not Your Ordinary Western Novel (Series)

    • By Dataman on 09-12-12

    Regular price: $38.47

    • As the Crow Flies

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,126
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,738
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,717

    Sheriff Longmire is searching the Cheyenne Reservation for a site to host his daughter’s wedding, when he sees a woman fall to her death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply one of my favorite series.

    • By B.J. on 07-22-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Serpent's Tooth

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery, Book 9
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,539
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,114

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Craig Johnson's best!

    • By Dave on 08-13-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Dry Bones

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,055
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,757
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,732

    When Jen, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found, surfaces in Sherriff Walt Longmire's jurisdiction, it appears to be a windfall for the High Plains Dinosaur Museum....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Dem Bones!

    • By Carole T. on 05-13-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Spirit of Steamboat

    • A Walt Longmire Story
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,177
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,015
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000

    A holiday tale from the best-selling author of the Walt Longmire mystery series, the inspiration for A&E's hit show, Longmire....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Welcome Holiday Diversion

    • By Carole T. on 01-01-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Any Other Name

    • Walt Longmire, Book 10
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,641
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320

    Sheriff Walt Longmire had already rounded up a sizable posse of devoted readers when the A&E television series Longmire sent the Wyoming lawman’s popularity skyrocketing....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lost in Fog with Buffalo

    • By Carole T. on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Wait for Signs

    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,683
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,453
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,430

    Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning "Old Indian Trick". This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • read after “Hell Is Empty” and after/before "Crow"

    • By Mark on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Junkyard Dogs

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,365
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,779
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,749

    Craig Johnson’s rough-and-tumble hero Walt Longmire is quickly becoming a fan-favorite and a critical success....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • At Last! What took so long to get this book??

    • By Kathy on 06-23-10

    Regular price: $20.99

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