Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. 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. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population 25.
Praise for Depth of Winter
"Harrowing . . . Johnson is in fine form."
--Publishers Weekly (starred) "This is a rip-roaring adventure, and if Longmire seems uncannily able to recover from blows to the head and other injuries that would disable a lesser man, well, that's what it takes to defeat this 'monster among monsters.' The sheriff as the spirit of Quixote, riding a mule to the rescue."
--Kirkus Reviews "Crack dialogue, smart humor, mystical realism, strong sense of place and colorful, complex characters."
--Shelf Awareness "It's a new setting for Longmire, but old scores are settled in this page-turner fans will love."
"This is one hell of a book. . . Depth of Winter is a great new novel by the fabulous Craig Johnson. For longtime fans of the Walt Longmire series, this book will, without doubt, be a true gem to read."
--Fresh Fiction Praise for Craig Johnson and the Longmire series "Like the greatest crime novelists, Johnson is a student of human nature. Walt Longmire is strong but fallible, a man whose devil-may-care stoicism masks a heightened sensitivity to the horrors he's witnessed."
--Los Angeles Times "Johnson's trademarks [are] great characters, witty banter, serious sleuthing, and a love of Wyoming bigger than a stack of derelict cars."
--The Boston Globe "Stepping into Walt's world is like slipping on a favorite pair of slippers, and it's where those slippers lead that provides a thrill. Johnson pens a series that should become a 'must' read, so curl up, get comfortable, and enjoy the ride."
--The Denver Post "Johnson's hero only gets better--both at solving cases and at hooking readers--with age."