The Dark Horse
Publish date: May 28th 2009
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
Series: Walt Longmire (#5)
So, when you're on the fifth book about an ageing sheriff in a small town in Wyoming, how do you keep things fresh? You make him become someone else and move him to a different small town and you give him a daunting mission: to prove that the person in his cell, who confessed to murdering her husb...
AudiobookFirst off, the narration was good although I wish he wouldn't have made Walt Longmire sound so old. Henry Standing Bear, who is the same age, didn't sound quite as old. I do realize that he fought in Vietnam and would be close to 70, but still I didn't want him sounding that old. The story ...
. . . we walked into the middle of the rutted and powdery two-track that stretched to the horizon; the only other road curled off to the right and disappeared into the distance as well. I thought about how we tilled and cultivated the land, planted trees on it, fenced it, built houses on it, and did...
Sheriff Walt Longmire has a money-making arrangement with neighboring counties: he provides lodging in his jail for the overflow from their jails. When Mary Barstad is brought in and he reads her file, his interest is peaked. She had confessed to shooting her husband, Wade, with .22 rifle, understan...
I always enjoy this series, especially on audio, where the narration of George Guidall fits Sheriff Walt Longmire's character to a tee.