Hell is Empty: A Walt Longmire Mystery
Viking, 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Tim Davis
eviewers of the earlier Walt Longmire mysteries have been effusive in their praise: '
great characters, serious sleuthing
' ... an '
addictive series, set amid haunting landscapes
' ... the author's '
pacing is tight and his dialogue snaps
' ... the novels are '
stunningly descriptive and compulsively readable.
ow, with the appearance of
Hell is Empty
, the seventh in the superb series, reviewers will have occasion to repeat those comments and add one more: '
This is the best of the bunch!
hen the fascinating adventure begins, Sheriff Walt Longmire finds himself involved in a pulse-pounding search for an escaped convict. Relying upon his considerable skills as a high-country law man in Wyoming's mountains, Longmire soon discovers that he will need to rely in surprising ways upon an Indian guide with supernatural, mystical powers and a tattered paperback copy of
n the end, as he must come to grips with the not-so-fine line between life-and-death, Longmire learns what Shakespeare meant when he wrote these words in
Hell is empy and all the devils are here.
he bottom line is this: Don't miss this one!
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