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 getting married to the brother of his... read more
“My old boss, Lucian Connelly, had taught me a long time ago that if you already know the answer, you don't ask the question twice- and once you'd asked it, you waited, forever if need be.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“It was the three-syllable "Mom" I'd heard my daughter use on my wife for years, and a variation of the "Dad" that I would be hearing very soon.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“This daughter, she cried a lot at first, then she quieted down and didn't speak until she was two-no practice words, nothing- and began talking in full sentences, paragraphs, and pages; she has yet to stop.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“She clutched her hands in her lap and looked to me to be about ten, but maybe tat was the way I would always see her.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“Rarely do you see the promise of a man in a boy, but you almost always see the threat of a woman in a girl- and sometimes that threat is not hollow.”Henry Standing Bear
“I didn't say anything, which is the most unsettling thing you can say.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“I was reminded of one of Henry's sayings that you could just about escape anything on the high plains- anything except yourself.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
“Talk of killing is talk; killing is different.”Henry Standing Bear
“I was in my office one day when my wife came in and sat in the chair across from my desk and told me she was pregnant...I'll never forget what she said next: people have been screwing this up for thousands of years; I guess it's our turn.”Sheriff Walt Longmire
Preceded by Hell Is Empty, and followed by A Serpent's Tooth: A Walt Longmire Mystery (Walt Longmire Mysteries).
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