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DavidCranmer
September 27 2016

Longmire 5.02: “One Good Memory” Episode Review

If the Season 5 premiere of Longmire was a bit slow on the windup, then “One Good Memory” delivers a fastball that wraps up the mystery of the missing Dr. Donna Monaghan (Ally Walker).  It...
DavidCranmer
September 26 2016

Longmire 5.01: “A Fog That Won’t Lift” Episode Review

Season 5 opens in an outpouring of emotion with Cady Longmire (Cassidy Freeman) imploring, “Please don’t leave me, Dad!” Her father, Sheriff Walter Longmire (Robert Taylor), is...
CrimeHQ
September 14 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 13, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
JanetWebb
December 21 2015

Top 5 Christmas Mysteries

As traditional as counting down the shopping days to Christmas or making plans to visit out of town family is the appearance of Christmas and holiday mysteries. When did the tradition start? Why...
CrimeHQ
October 1 2015

Killer Nashville’s 2015 Silver Falchion Finalists Announced: Vote Now!

Killer Nashville has announced the full list of finalists for the 2015 Silver Falchion Readers Choice Awards, which we have below. Congrats to everyone nominated, and make sure you vote for your...
DavidCranmer
September 25 2015

Longmire 4.10: Season Finale “What Happens on the Rez...”

Time has run out for Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips). With Gab (Julia Jones) temporarily safe with the Medicine Woman (Tantoo Cardinal), the Crow elder sends Henry packing straightaway to clean up....
DavidCranmer
September 24 2015

Longmire 4.09: “Shotgun”

“You build my gallows high,” Robert Mitchum famously said in the noir classic Out of the Past. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) can certainly identify and maybe, just maybe, think Bob...
DavidCranmer
September 23 2015

Longmire 4.08: “Hector Lives”

Up to this point Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) has been more or less harmlessly inserting himself into the lives of residents on the Reservation who have asked for Hector’s help,...
DavidCranmer
September 22 2015

Longmire 4.07: “Highway Robbery”

Travis Murphy (Derek Phillips), former stooge of Branch Connolly, and recent pathetic soul attempting to convince Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) that he would make a good sheriff’s deputy,...
DavidCranmer
September 21 2015

Longmire 4.06: “The Calling Back”

First day on the job and Zachary’s (Barry Sloane) first case is from the eyewitness accounts of two “If you see something, shoot something” hunters who had seen a partially clothed,...
DavidCranmer
September 18 2015

Longmire 4.05: “Help Wanted”

I had guessed it right when the camera lingered on Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) reading John Steinbeck’s classic Of Mice and Men in the previous episode that the book would make a reappearance....
DavidCranmer
September 17 2015

Longmire 4.04: “Four Arrows”

After a voluntary leave of absence, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) returns to work, and within an hour he’s back in the saddle with another murder case to solve. He finds a woman’s corpse...
DavidCranmer
September 16 2015

Longmire 4.03: “High Noon”

High Noon indeed. This episode started slow, but made it to a big-bang finish, with no one willing to believe in our hero anywhere along the way. Looking suspicious through most of the episode, Longmire...
DavidCranmer
September 14 2015

Longmire 4.01: Season Premiere “Down by the River”

This Longmire fan has been long-suffering while waiting for the return of Walt Longmire and his Wyoming posse, and “Down by the River” was a helluva great way to start the show’s...
CrimeHQ
November 20 2014

Fans Walk Tall: Longmire Rides Again on Netflix!

There were rumors last week that a deal was in the works, and today, it's official! Season 4 of Longmire will air on Netflix in 2015, with production beginning as soon as March. In the three-or-so...
DavidCranmer
August 14 2014

First in Series: The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson

The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson is the first modern western in the Walt Longmire series about a Wyoming sheriff. Registered commenters below will be entered for a chance to win an advanced reader's...
jenforbus
July 29 2014

Longmire Days in Pictures: Boy Howdy, Do They Love Walt in Wyoming!

For the third straight summer, Buffalo, Wyoming magically transformed (with the help of one hard-working Chamber of Commerce and an incredible team of volunteers) into Durant, the Absaroka County...
DavidCranmer
July 15 2014

Longmire 3.07: “Population 25” Calls for Help

Victoria “Vic” Moretti (Katee Sackhoff) and her husband Sean (Michael Mosley) on a get-away of hopeful rest and relaxation have anything but and before you can yell, “Watch out...
CrimeHQ
October 15 2013

Now Win This!: October Reads Bundle

We know you love bundles, fresh meat, and excerpts, so here's a selection that includes new reads, including a bunch of brand new titles we featured this week! This Sweepstakes has ended. Click...
CrimeHQ
August 27 2013

Now Win This!: The Longmire Series by Craig Johnson

Goodbye, TV Walt, and hello Book Walt! While you wait to find out if Longmire's Season 3 has been greenlit (we vote Yep—see our coverage of the TV series episodes here), we're giving...
LauraKCurtis
June 2 2013

Fresh Meat: A Serpent’s Tooth by Craig Johnson

A Serpent’s Tooth by Craig Johnson is the ninth Walt Longmire western mystery (available June 4, 2013). It’s hard to review a book nine books into a beloved series, especially when you...
Taragel
May 28 2013

Longmire Episode 2.1: “Unquiet Mind”

The season 2 premiere of Longmire was both familiar and exciting, as we reunited with our favorite sheriff and deputies for an episode of high drama. Walt and a very bored Vic are transferring...
ericbeetner
May 27 2013

Behind the Scenes of Longmire: A View from the Edit Room

Ed. Note: Since we know you’re just as excited as we are for the beginning of the second season of Longmire, we bring you this little special taste!   Season 2 of Longmire is upon...
April 2 2013

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Reporting from 2013’s Left Coast Crime in Colorado Springs

(Thanks to everyone for sharing photos, especially Clark Lohr!)     When Left Coast Crime attendees first arrived at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado,...
DeborahLacy
February 18 2013

Fan Favorites: Mystery Conventions

Mystery conventions (aka conferences) can be a great way to meet some of your favorite authors and to find kindred crime fiction friends. There are so many different fan conventions to choose from,...
CrimeHQ
February 9 2013

Left Coast Crime Announces 2013’s Award Nominees

Left Coast Crime is an annual event sponsored by mystery fans, where readers, writers, librarians, and other mystery and thriller enthusiasts gather to share their mutual interest in the genre....
RachelHyland
November 29 2012

The Butler Did It: Mystery Novels, Adaptations, and the Question of Spoilers

In the past month or so, to much local acclaim, two Australian telemovies based on mystery novels by Golden Dagger-winner Peter Temple introduced an interested populace to former criminal lawyer and...
CrimeHQ
September 4 2012

Now Win This!: Craig Johnsons’s Walt Longmire Series

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Stay tuned on our Sweepstakes page for more offers! Click here to enter for a chance to win! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT...
Taragel
August 13 2012

Longmire Season 1 Finale: “Unfinished Business”

It’s a strong and swiftly paced first season finale for Longmire as the show finally takes a page—literally—out of the source novels. This episode features the same plot of Craig...
Taragel
June 11 2012

Longmire, Episode 1.2: “The Dark Road” is Smart, Sad, and Sassy

I imagine a fair number of fans of the Longmire novels read the plot description of tonight’s episode, saw it was about Amish (ok, Mennonite, technically) strippers and went, “Huh?”...