Spirit of Steamboat: A Longmire Story

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Product Details

Price
$14.00  $12.88
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
4.04 X 8.01 X 0.48 inches | 0.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143125877

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About the Author

Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. He is the recipient of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award for fiction, the Nouvel Observateur Prix du Roman Noir, and the Prix SNCF du Polar. His novella Spirit of Steamboat was the first One Book Wyoming selection. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.

Reviews

Praise for Spirit of Steamboat

"A nail-biter."--Publishers Weekly

"Johnson is a born storyteller, and he spins this old-fashioned adventure tale deftly....An extremely pleasant present for fans of this popular series."--Booklist

"A suspenseful adventure story....Series fans along with adventure and Western readers will raptly devour the details."--Library Journal

"Like flint to stone, the sparks fly and the humour is brilliant and barbed. . ."--Fresh Fiction

Praise for Craig Johnson and the Longmire Series:

"Like the greatest crime novelists, Johnson is a student of human nature. Walt Longmire is strong but fallible, a man whose devil-may-care stoicism masks a heightened sensitivity to the horrors he's witnessed. Unlike traditional genre novelists who obsess mainly over every hairpin plot turn, Johnson's books are also preoccupied with the mystery of his characters' psyches."--Los Angeles Times

"Johnson knows the territory, both fictive and geographical, and tells us about it in prose that crackles."--Robert B. Parker

"The characters talk straight from the hip and the Wyoming landscape is its own kind of eloquence."--The New York Times

"[Walt Longmire] is an easy man to like...Johnson evokes the rugged landscape with reverential prose, lending a heady atmosphere to his story."--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Stepping into Walt's world is like slipping on a favorite pair of slippers, and it's where those slippers lead that provides a thrill. Johnson pens a series that should become a 'must' read, so curl up, get comfortable, and enjoy the ride."--The Denver Post

"A winning piece of work...There's a convincing feel to the whole package: a sense that you're viewing this territory through the eyes of someone who knows it as adoring lover and skeptical onlooker at the same time."--The Washington Post

"Johnson's pacing is tight and his dialogue snaps."--Entertainment Weekly

"Truly great. Reading Craig Johnson is a treat...[He] tells great stories, casts wonderful characters and writes in a style that compels the reader forward."--Wyoming Tribune Eagle