Junkyard Dogs

Junkyard Dogs

Book - 2010
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A missing thumb and dead developers are only the beginning for Sheriff Walt Longmire

It's a volatile new economy in Durant, Wyoming, where the owners of a multi-million dollar development of ranchettes want to get rid of the adjacent junk-yard. When a severed thumb is discovered in the yard, conflicts erupt, and Walt Longmire, his trusty companion Dog, life-long friend Henry Standing Bear, and deputies Santiago Saizarbitoria and Victoria Moretti find themselves in a small town that feels more and more like a high plains pressure cooker.

Craig Johnson's award-winning Walt Longmire mysteries continue to find new fans, and Junkyard Dogs is sure to create many more devotees. The sixth book in the series is filled with Johnson's signature blend of wisecracks, Western justice, and page-turning plot twists, as the beloved sheriff finds himself star-deep in the darker aspects of human nature, in a story of love, laughs, death, and derelict automobiles.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.
ISBN: 9780670021826
Branch Call Number: MF John
Characteristics: viii, 306 p. ; 24 cm.


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Oct 31, 2016

I am working my way through Craig Johnson's books, and really enjoy them partly because I grew up in that area. I find them to be well written and fast moving, and the humor is exceptional. "Junkyard Dogs" is my favorite of his books so far, but I have quite a few to go.

Jul 13, 2016

I was introduced to these books via the made-for-TV series, so I had no idea that Longmire was hilarious! It is some times groan-ers, sometimes pun-y, and sometimes laugh-out-loud, but always understated humor. This is the funniest yet (#6, I think) and with a couple of real surprises near the end--one personal and one professional for Walt, and a couple for the reader, too.

May 26, 2014

Longmire book #6

May 23, 2014

I was able to rent the e-book so no longer needed the printed version. As usual, love the characters and am looking forward to the next book in the series.

Jul 16, 2013

I laughed out loud at least 3 times while reading this book. Love the characters, love the author.


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