The Cold Dish: A Longmire Mystery
- Publish Date: 2012-05-30
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Craig Johnson
Introducing Wyomingâs Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from theÂ New York TimesÂ bestselling author of Dry Bones, the first in the Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series LONGMIRE
Craig Johnson'sÂ The HighwaymanÂ andÂ An Obvious FactÂ are nowÂ available from Viking.
Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love this outstanding first novel, in whichÂ New York TimesÂ bestselling author Craig Johnson introduces Sheriff Walt Longmire of Wyomingâs Absaroka County. Johnson draws on his deep attachment to the American West to produce a literary mystery of stunning authenticity, and full of memorable characters. After twenty-five years as sheriff of Absaroka County, Walt Longmireâs hopes of finishing out his tenure in peace are dashed when Cody Pritchard is found dead near the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Two years earlier, Cody has been one of four high school boys given suspended sentences for raping a local Cheyenne girl. Somebody, it would seem, is seeking vengeance, and Longmire might be the only thing standing between the three remaining boys and a Sharps .45-70 rifle.
With lifelong friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and a cast of characters both tragic and humorous enough to fill in the vast emptiness of the high plains, Walt Longmire attempts to see that revenge, a dish best served cold, is never served at all.