Wyoming’s beloved lawman must solve his coldest case yet when a T. rex skeleton surfacesalong with a dead rancherin Absaroka County Longmire, the TV adaptation of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire Mystery series, has ratcheted up demand for the Wyoming sheriff’s written... show more
Wyoming’s beloved lawman must solve his coldest case yet when a T. rex skeleton surfacesalong with a dead rancherin Absaroka County Longmire, the TV adaptation of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire Mystery series, has ratcheted up demand for the Wyoming sheriff’s written adventures. Dry Bones is certain to join Johnson’s most recent Longmire novels when it shoots onto the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. When the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever found is discovered in Absaroka County, it appears to have nothing to do with Waltthat is, until the Cheyenne rancher who claims her is found face down in a turtle pond. As a number of parties dispute the ownership of the priceless remains, including the family of dead rancher Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming’s Deputy Attorney General, and a cadre of FBI men, Walt must recruit undersheriff Victoria Moretti, Henry Standing Bear, and Dog to investigate a sixty-six-million year-old cold case that’s heating up fast.
Publish date: 2015-05-12
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Walt Longmire (#11)
So, possibly the largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever discovered is found in Wyoming (which is apparently a pretty good place to find them, who knew?), and there's a battle brewing over who it (and the very large price tag that'll surely be attached to it) belongs to. There's enough drama there, ...
“There are horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal with it. Whoever does not know how to hit the nail on the head should be asked not to hit it at all.” -- Friedrich Nietzsche “In the end, there is no absence of irony...
The fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex is discovered in Absaroka County and not long after that the rancher that owed the land the T-rex is found on is discovered dead in a turtle pond. It isn't enough that everyone is fighting over who owns the right to the fossil, now Walt Longmire must figure out if t...