Synopses & Reviews
Walt brings Western-style justice to Philadelphia in this action-packed thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Cold Dish and As the Crow Flies, the third in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series
Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love New York Times
bestselling author Craig Johnson's mystery seriesstarring Walt Longmire, the straight-shooting sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, and the basis for LONGMIRE
, the hit A&E original drama series-is attracting more and more fans with its distinctive blend of humor and action. In Kindness Goes Unpunished
, Walt's pleasure trip to Philadelphia to visit his daughter, Cady, turns into a nightmare when she is the victim of a vicious attack that leaves her near death. Walt is forced to unpack his saddlebag of tricks to mete out some Western-style justice, and the result is another action-packed thriller from this star of crime fiction.
Philadelphia gets a taste of Western justice in "a series that should become a 'must' read" (The Denver Post)
"With strong human emotions of love, greed, and revenge . . . multifaceted and rich with depth and history."
-The Denver Post
"Craig Johnson is flat out one of the best storytellers around."
-Margaret Coel, author of The Girl with the Braided Hair
"Johnson's pacing is tight and his dialogue snaps."
For Walt Longmire--the straight-shooting sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming--his trip to Philadelphia to visit his daughter turns into a nightmare when she is the victim of a vicious attack. Walt is forced to mete out some Western-style justice in this action-packed mystery.
About the Author
Craig Johnson is the author of eight novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series, which has garnered popular and critical acclaim. The Cold Dish was a Dilys Award finalist and the French edition 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 Kindness Goes Unpunished, the third in the series, has also been published in France. Another Man’s Moccasins was the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award Winner and the Mountains & Plains Book of the Year, and The Dark Horse, the fifth in the series, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Junkyard Dogs won The Watson Award for a mystery novel with the best sidekick and Hell Is Empty as well as As the Crow Flies (the eighth in the series) were New York Times bestsellers. All are available from Penguin. Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire novels have now been adapted for television in the hit series Longmire on A&E. Johnson lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.