Another Man's Moccasins

Another Man's Moccasins

A Walt Longmire Mystery

Book - 2009
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A murder victim might connect to Walt's past in the fourth novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire series, the basis for LONGMIRE , now on Netflix

Craig Johnson's The Highwayman and An Obvious Fact are now available from Viking.

When the body of a young Vietnamese woman is discovered alongside the interstate in Wyoming's Absaroka County, Sheriff Walt Longmire finds only one suspect, Virgil White Buffalo, a Crow with a troubling past. In what begins as an open-and-shut case, Longmire gets a lot more than he bargained for when a photograph in the young woman's purse connects her to an investigation that Longmire tackled forty years ago as a young Marine investigator in Vietnam.

In the fourth book in Craig Johnson's award-winning Walt Longmire series, the though yet tender sheriff is up to his star in a pair of murders connected by blood, yet separated by forty haunted years.


Publisher: New York : Penguin Group USA, 2009.
ISBN: 9780143115526
0143115529
Characteristics: 290, 21, 9 p. ; 20 cm.

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jeanner222 Dec 26, 2012

Sheriff Walt Longmire’s past meets his present in this fourth entry in the Longmire series. When a young Vietnamese woman is found dead by the side of the interstate, it is up to Walt to investigate. Initially, the case seems too easy, as a large Crow Indian is found living nearby and in possession of the dead woman’s purse.

But as Walt knows, nothing is that easy. In spite of his tainted record, Virgil White Buffalo is probably not the killer, and Walt knows this. But who would kill this woman? And who is this woman, and what is she doing in Wyoming?

Walt has quite the case on his hands, mostly because the appearance of the Vietnamese woman sends Walt’s mind back in time. Readers will find Walt frequently flashing back to his time in Vietnam. Walt’s greatest challenge lies in keeping a clear head in order to solve the case.

Even though I love Walt and this series, the flashbacks were too plentiful, too long, and too boring. If one is reading this series in order, I would advise skipping this entry.

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jtcampbel47
Aug 17, 2012

Good writing and a quirky sense of how the author is invested in where he lives

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