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Author Craig JohnsonCraig Johnson is a recipient of a Wyoming Council for the Arts Award. Johnson's background in education and law enforcement gives a unique perspective to his writing.

Johnson's first novel, The Cold Dish, was a DILYS Award Finalist, and a Booksense pick by the Independent Bookseller's Association and Killer Pick by the Independent Mystery Bookseller's of America.

Craig 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 - and they call him Craig. 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 later being the least popular of his talents.

Craig's second novel, Death Without Company was made one of the five finalists for the Mountains and Plains Bookseller's Association's Fiction Book of the Year, and was the Wyoming Historical Society's Fiction Book of the Year. He is still not sure if the Historical Society knows he made it all up.

Johnson runs and lifts weights in a desperate attempt to overcome his crippling addiction to Rainier beer but hopes to be a useful member of society as soon as he gets this ďwriting thing' out of his system. Craig lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population 25.

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His website: www.craigallenjohnson.com
Similar authors: C.J. Box, Margaret Coel, William Kent Krueger, Michael McGarrity
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An Obvious Fact
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An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson

The Highwayman
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The Highwayman by Craig Johnson

Dry Bones
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Dry Bones by Craig Johnson

Wait for Signs
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Wait for Signs by Craig Johnson

Any Other Name
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Any Other Name by Craig Johnson

Spirit of Steamboat
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Spirit of Steamboat by Craig Johnson
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Johnson, Craig - As the Crow Flies (Signed First Edition) Johnson, Craig | As the Crow Flies | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2012 NY: Penguin  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Johnson, Craig - Dry Bones (Signed First Edition) Johnson, Craig | Dry Bones | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book  May 2015 NY: Viking     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Johnson, Craig | Highwayman, The | Signed First Edition Book Johnson, Craig | Highwayman, The | Signed First Edition Book

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Johnson, Craig | Obvious Fact, An | Signed First Edition Book Johnson, Craig | Obvious Fact, An | Signed First Edition Book

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Johnson, Craig - Serpent's Tooth, A (Signed First Edition) Johnson, Craig | Serpent's Tooth, A | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2013 NY: Penguin   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket in archival acetate cover, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Johnson, Craig - Serpent's Tooth, A (Signed First Edition) Johnson, Craig | Serpent's Tooth, A | Signed First Edition Book

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Johnson, Craig | Spirit of Steamboat | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Johnson, Craig | Spirit of Steamboat | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Johnson, Craig - Spirit of Steamboat (Signed First Edition) Johnson, Craig | Spirit of Steamboat | Signed First Edition Book

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Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2017 NY: Viking First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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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 - May 2016
  15. An Obvious Fact - September 2016

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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