A Serpent's Tooth

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Penguin, 2013 - Fiction - 335 pages
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The inspiration for A&E's Longmire finds himself in the crosshairs in the ninth book of the New York Times bestselling series

Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.

The success of Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire series that began with The Cold Dish continues to grow after A&E's hit show Longmire introduced new fans to the Wyoming sheriff. As the Crow Flies marked the series' highest debut on the New York Times bestseller list. Now, in his ninth Western mystery, Longmire stares down his most dangerous foes yet.
It's homecoming in Absaroka County, but the football and festivities are interrupted when a homeless boy wanders into town. A Mormon -lost boy, - Cord Lynear is searching for his missing mother but clues are scarce. Longmire and his companions, feisty deputy Victoria Moretti and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear, embark on a high plains scavenger hunt in hopes of reuniting mother and son. The trail leads them to an interstate polygamy group that's presiding over a stockpile of weapons and harboring a vicious vendetta.
 

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

I like all these, but this one in particular is one of my favorites. First, I love the story here. It's one of his best so far I think. But more than that, there's a depth to the characters that ... Read full review

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User Review  - DabOfDarkness - LibraryThing

Note: While this is Book 9 in the series, it works well as a stand alone. There are some vague references to events that happened in the previous book, but I don’t feel that it detracted or distracted ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
23
Section 2
43
Section 3
65
Section 4
87
Section 5
108
Section 6
129
Section 7
151
Section 8
171
Section 10
211
Section 11
231
Section 12
251
Section 13
273
Section 14
292
Section 15
309
Section 16
322
Copyright

Section 9
191

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About the author (2013)

Craig Johnson is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Walt Longmire mystery series, the basis for Longmire, the hit A&E original drama series. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.

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