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Kindness Goes Unpunished Sheriff Walt Longmire is a small-town tin star who visits his daughter in Philadelphia and soon finds dead bodies piling up like the tumbleweeds back...Kindness Goes UnpunishedFiction, Mystery and Thriller Sheriff Walt Longmire is a small-town tin star who visits his daughter in Philadelphia and soon finds dead bodies piling up like the tumbleweeds back...2007-03-16Viking
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Kindness Goes Unpunished

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Craig Johnson; Publisher: Viking

Sheriff Walt Longmire is a small-town tin star who visits his daughter in Philadelphia and soon finds dead bodies piling up like the tumbleweeds back in Wyoming. The cowboy-hatted fish-out-of-water conceit of Craig Johnson’s Kindness Goes Unpunished isn’t terribly original (see Clint Eastwood’s Coogan’s Bluff or Dennis Weaver’s McCloud) . Still, Johnson’s pacing is tight and his dialogue snaps. Kindness is Johnson’s third Walt Longmire mystery, and if he doesn’t come up with something fresher for No. 4, he should put the sheriff out to pasture. After all, I’d hate to see him move to Hawaii, grow a mustache, and start driving a red Ferrari in his next outing. B