Northwest Passages Presents: "The Longmire Defense" by Craig Johnson

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 7:00pm

Walt Longmire faces one of his most challenging crime scenes as he tries to reckon with the revelations of his last case where he confronted the ghosts of his past and questioned the very nature of justice and mercy in the hard country of the West.

Auntie's Bookstore is pleased to announce a Northwest Passages event with Craig Johnson. He will be discussing his upcoming book, The Longmire Defense. 

Tuesday, September 6th at 7pm at The Bing Theater (901 W Sprague Ave). Doors open at 6pm.

Auntie's will be there with copies of The Longmire Defense for purchase, as well as prior titles.


General Admission tickets are $7. Doors open at 6pm.
VIP tickets are $50 and include an autographed copy of the book, reserved premium seating, one drink ticket, and author reception ahead of event at the top of The Spokesman-Review Tower at 5:30pm
Tickets are limited, so act fast! 

Tickets can be purchased online at


About the book

Deep in the heart of the Wyoming countryside, Sheriff of Absaroka County, Walt Longmire, is called to a crime scene like few others that he has seen.  This crime brings up issues that go back to Walt’s grandfather’s time in Wyoming, as the revelations he learns about his grandfather come back to offer clues and motives for Walt’s investigation.  Filled with back-country action, and with the great cast of characters that readers have come to love with the Longmire series, this new book will be sure to satisfy both long-time readers and those new to the series.


About the author

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 26.

Event address: 
The Bing Crosby Theater
901 W Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
The Longmire Defense: A Longmire Mystery By Craig Johnson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593297315
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - September 5th, 2023

Sheriff Walt Longmire uncovers a cold case that hits very close to home and forces him to put his life on the line with implications that some people would kill to keep buried forever