The Dark Horse is a crime mystery thriller with a modern detective role as in the Walt Longmire novel series written by the author, Craig Johnson. His writing style in crime mystery genre is unique and versatile, which surely makes his books highly preferable among many of his competitive writers. The Dark Horse is 5th chapter from the Walt Longmire saga and you will find it tempting as much as any other novel from his series. The author, Craig Johnson once again approached his go to narrator, George Guidall to give his powerful voice to the strong character of his novel.
The Denver Post recommends this The Dark Horse novel as a must read or listen novel.
Sheriff Longmire has his task cut out to investigate a case, where his gut feeling tells him that something is fishy about a prisoner, who is actually accused of killing her husband. A man with a suspicious past, Wade Barsad used to lock the horses of his wife in the barn and burned all the animals there alive. As a response to this, Mary, his wife shot him in his head 6 times.
Walt was totally reluctant to believe the confessional statement of Mary and he was fully determined to find the truth behind this. While acting as an insurance claims officer, Walt Longmire soon finds out about a few other people, who actually wanted Wade to be dead. This list also included a charming Guatemalan bartender and also a rancher having taste for alcohol, but definitely not for morality.