Death Without Company
LONGMIRE, a new A&E drama series Sheriff Walt Longmire finds unspeakable viciousness in Wyoming’s Big Horn MountainsNew York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish,... show more
LONGMIRE, a new A&E drama series Sheriff Walt Longmire finds unspeakable viciousness in Wyoming’s Big Horn MountainsNew York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish, the first in the Walt Longmire mystery series. Now Johnson takes us back to the rugged landscape of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death Without Company. When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman’s dramatic Basque past. Aided by his friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire must connect the specter of the past to the present to find the killer among them. Watch a QuickTime movie trailer for this book! View a QuickTime interview with Craig Johnson: part one | part two
Publish date: February 27th 2007
Pages no: 271
Edition language: English
Series: Walt Longmire (#2)
Last summer, I read The Cold Dish (the first book in this series) and really liked it. So I was really disappointed with Death Without Company. In fact, this is the first book I have actually disliked in a long time. I did a lot of skim reading. I was bored. Reading this felt like a chore. It too...
4.5.. I already knew the characters and could therefore enjoy the interactions a little more. There was a feeling of...I'm not sure what the word is, but it was emotionally heavier than the first. Walt had a lot going on in his head.His interactions with Vic are getting...curious-er and curious-er :...
Better than the first book.
”A life without friends means death without company. (Adiskidegabeco bizita, auzogabeko heriotza.)”--Basque Proverb.One thing that Walt Longmire will never be short of are friends. He also will never have to look far to find an enemy either, but when your bestfriend is a Cheyenne warrior named Henry...
The publisher's blurb compares Craig Johnson to Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr, and Robert B. Parker. I have no idea what they must have been smoking when they wrote that. I have read some from each and Johnson is better. His use of language is far superior and evocative, not to mention the undercurrent ...