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Author Craig Johnson Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire starring Robert Taylor, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Katee Sackoff.

His latest novel, Daughter of the Morning Star is the 17th novel in the series. It finds Absaroka County Sheriff Walt Longmire pitted against one of the most deadly adversaries hes ever faced when Tribal Police Chief Lolo Long calls on him to protect her niece Jaya who has started receiving death threats. Long fears that she is following in the steps of her older sister, who disappeared a year previously, a victim of the scourge of missing Native Women in Indian Country.

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.

The success of Johnson's novels is celebrated in an annual festival, called Longmire Day, held in the small town of Buffalo, Wyoming, the real-life inspiration for the series' fictional setting. Close to 12,000 people attend the festival each year, including the author, many of the actors from the TV series, and (on occasion) the publishers and producers.

He is fortunate enough to call Tony Hillerman, Margaret Coel, James Crumley, James Lee Burke, Neil McMahon, Christopher Moore, Bill Fitzhugh, Susan Slater and Mark Spragg friends. Some of Johnson's abilities are to fall asleep at any time in any position, to memorize the titles of movies he's never seen, and he can guess the weight of any woman in viewing distance, the latter being the least popular of his talents.

Johnson lives on a ranch he built with his wife Judy in Ucross, Wyoming - population 25.

You can find a signed copy of Daughter of the Morning Star and a collection of other Craig Johnson signed books below.

Craig Johnson Book List
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Daughter of the Morning Star
Signed First Edition

Daughter of the Morning Star by Craig Johnson

Next to Last Stand
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Next to Last Stand by Craig Johnson

Land of Wolves
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Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson

Depth of Winter
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Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson

The Western Star
Signed First Edition

The Western Star by Craig Johnson

An Obvious Fact
Signed First Edition

An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson
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Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2024 NY: Viking First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.

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Craig Johnson Bibliography

Sheriff Walt Longmire Series

  1. The Cold Dish - 2004
  2. Death without Company - 2006
  3. Kindness Goes Unpunished - 2007
  4. Another Man's Moccasins - 2008
  5. The Dark Horse - 2009
  6. Junkyard Dogs - 2010
  7. Hell is Empty - 2011
  8. As the Crow Flies - 2012
  9. A Serpent's Tooth - 2013
  10. Spirit of Steamboat - 2013
  11. Any Other Name - 2014
  12. Wait for Signs - 2014
  13. Dry Bones - 2015
  14. The Highwayman - 2016
  15. An Obvious Fact - 2016
  16. The Western Star -September 2017
  17. Depth of Winter - September 2018
  18. Land of Wolves - September 2019
  19. Next to Last Stand - 2020
  20. Daughter of the Morning Star - 2021

Craig Johnson Awards

  • Death Without Company - Wyoming State Historical Association's Book of the Year
  • Death Without Company - France's Le Prix 813
  • Another Man's Moccasins - Western Writers of America's Spur Award
  • The Dark Horse - Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
  • Junkyard Dogs - Watson Award for a mystery novel with the best sidekick
  • Hell is Empty - Library Journal Best Mystery of the Year

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