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'Longmire' author Johnson rides in; Florida Book Awards announced

'Longmire' author Johnson rides in; Florida Book Awards announced

Craig Johnson’s novels about Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire have made him an international best-selling author, and his novels have been adapted for a successful TV series. Johnson will make a rare South Florida appearance to support his novel, “The Highwayman,” in which Longmire and best friend Henry Standing Bear try to find out the source of radio calls from a patrolman who met a fiery death nearly a half-century prior. Johnson’s next hardcover novel, “The Western Star,” goes on sale in September, and the sixth and final season of “Longmire” returns in September on Netflix.

Johnson will discuss “The Highwayman” at 1 p.m. May 23 at the Glades Road...

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