The Cold Dish
  • # of Books:
  • First Book:
    January 2005
  • Latest Book:
    September 2023
  • Genres:
    Law Enforcement
  • Setting:
    Absaroka County, Wyoming
  • Characters:
    Walt Longmire, sheriff
  • Series Rating:
  • Description:
    Craig Johnson's popular Walt Longmire series follows a sheriff in fictional Absaroka County, Wyoming. Longmire solves crime near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation with the help of his longtime friend, Henry Standing Bear.

    The first book in the series, The Cold Dish, was published in 2005 and Johnson has been adding books to the series ever since. The books were made into a TV series in 2012 for A&E and then moved to Netflix in 2015.
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The Walt Longmire Series in Order (25 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
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1 5
2 5
3 5
4 5
5 5
6 5
7 5
7.5 (e) 4

8 4.5
8.5 (e) 5
8.75 (e) 5
9 5
10 5
11 5
12 5
12.5 4.5
13 5
14 5
15 5
16 5
17 5
18 5
19 4
20 0

Book Descriptions for series: A Walt Longmire Mystery

  • Book - 0.5

    A New York Times-bestselling collection of Longmire adventures Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on...

  • Book - 1

    Introducing Wyoming’s Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from the New York Times bestselling author, the first in the Longmire mystery series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love this outstanding first novel, ...

  • Book - 2

    When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Liv ing, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches back fifty years into the mysterious woman's past. Her connections to Wyoming's Basque community, the lucrative c...

  • Book - 3

    Walt Longmire returns for his third adventure but this time he is in the City of Brotherly Love, where no act of kindness goes unpunished Walt has been the sheriff in Wyoming's Absaroka County for twenty-four years, where his wit and charm have h...

  • Book - 4

    A murder victim might connect to Walt’s past in the fourth Longmire novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Land of Wolves

    When the body of a young Vietnamese woman is discovered alongside the interstate in Wyoming's Absaroka Coun...

  • Book - 5

    WYOMING'S TOUGHEST LAWMAN UNPINS HIS STAR IN A TOWN WITHOUT PITY TO SAVE A WOMAN WITHOUT HOPE Wade Barsad, a man with a dubious past and a gift for making enemies, burned his wife Mary's horses in their barn; in retribution, she shot him in the head...

  • Book - 6

    When the owners of a multimillion-dollar development of ranchettes in Durant, Wyoming, want to get rid of the adjacent junkyard, they come up against the notorious Stewart clan, making the town feel like a high plains pressure cooker. Absaroka County...

  • Book - 7

    Wyoming's favorite sheriff braves a frozen inferno as he races to capture an escaped murderer. Well-read and world-weary, Sheriff Walt Longmire has been maintaing order in Wyoming's Absaroka County for more than thirty years, but in this riveting ...

  • Book - 7.5

    Sheriff Walt Longmire and his soon-to-be married daughter, Cady, hit the race track in an original story from New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson Walt Longmire, the longtime sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, has little time to relax...

  • Book - 8

    The Wyoming lawman returns after staking his claim on the New York Times bestseller list Embarking on his eighth adventure, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire has a more important matter on his mind than cowboys and criminals. His daughter, Cady, is ge...

  • Book - 8.5

    It’s holiday season in Absaroka County and Sheriff Walt Longmire gets personal in this delightful collection of four short stories from New York Times-bestselling author Craig Johnson. Full of Longmire’s dry wit and good heart, "Christmas in ...

  • Book - 8.75

    Sheriff Walt Longmire, his long-time friend Henry Standing Bear, and his undersheriff Victoria Moretti are returning from a fishing trip in the Bighorn Mountains when Walt receives a distress call from Crazy Woman Canyon. Forest service ranger Chuck ...

  • Book - 9

    It's homecoming for the Durant Dogies when Cord Lynear, a Mormon "lost boy" forced off his compound for rebellious behavior, shows up in Absaroka County. Without much guidance, divine or otherwise, Sheriff Walt Longmire, Victoria Moretti, and Henry S...

  • Book - 10

    A holiday tale from the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery series, the inspiration for A&E’s hit show Longmire "It’s a question of what you have to do, what you have to live with if you don’t.” Sheriff Walt L...

  • Book - 11

    Sheriff Walt Longmire is sinking into a high-plains winter discontent when his former boss, Lucian Connally, asks him to take on a mercy case outside his jurisdiction. Detective Gerald Holman of neighboring Campbell County is dead, and Lucian wants t...

  • Book - 12

    When Jen, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found surfaces in Sherriff Walt Longmire’s jurisdiction, it appears to be a windfall for the High Plains Dinosaur Museum -- until Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne rancher on whose pro...

  • Book - 12.5

    Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire series -- the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix Craig Johnson's...

  • Book - 13

    In the 12th novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix orginal series Longmire, Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident ...

  • Book - 14

    The thirteenth novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforce...

  • Book - 15

    Welcome to Walt Longmire's worst nightmare. In Craig Johnson's latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady, to auction her off to...

  • Book - 16

    Recovering from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, Sheriff Walt Longmire returns to Absaroka County, Wyoming, to lick his wounds and try once again to maintain justice in a place with grudges that go back generations. When a shepherd is found dead,...

  • Book - 17

    One of the most viewed paintings in American history, Custer's Last Fight, copied and distributed by Anheuser-Busch at a rate of over two million copies a year, was destroyed in a fire at the 7th Cavalry Headquarters in Fort Bliss, Texas, in 1946...

  • Book - 18

    When Lolo Long's niece Jaya begins receiving death threats, Tribal Police Chief Long calls on Absaroka County Sheriff Walt Longmire along with Henry Standing Bear as lethal backup. Jaya "Longshot" Long is the phenom of the Lame Deer Lady ...

  • Book - 19

    A new novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series.What if you woke up lying in the middle of the street in the infamous town of Fort Pratt, Montana, where thirty, young Native boys perished in a tragic 1896 boarding school fire? W...

  • Book - 20

    Walt Longmire faces one of his most challenging crime scenes as he tries to reckon with the revelations of his last case where he confronted the ghosts of his past and questioned the very nature of justice and mercy in the hard country of the West.De...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 25 books in The Walt Longmire series.

The next book in The Walt Longmire series, The Longmire Defense (Book 20), will be published in September 2023.

The first book in The Walt Longmire series, The Cold Dish, was published in January 2005.

The Walt Longmire series primarily falls into the Law Enforcement genre.
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