C.J. Box





C.J. Box

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Edgar Award-winning author C.J. Box is the author of nineteen novels including the Joe Pickett series. He's also won the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, and the Barry Award. His short stories have been featured in America's Best Mystery Stories of 2006 and limited-edition printings. 2008 novel BLOOD TRAIL was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin (Ireland) Literary Award.

Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide, a small town newspaper reporter and editor, and he co-owns an international tourism marketing firm with his wife Laurie. They have three daughters. An avid outdoorsman, Box has hunted, fished, hiked, ridden, and skied throughout Wyoming and
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Average rating: 4.02 · 73,910 ratings · 7,273 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
Open Season (Joe Pickett, #1)
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Blue Heaven
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Savage Run (Joe Pickett, #2)
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 4,840 ratings — published 2002 — 22 editions
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Force Of Nature (Joe Picket...
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Winterkill (Joe Pickett, #3)
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Out Of Range (Joe Pickett, #5)
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 3,746 ratings — published 2002 — 16 editions
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Blood Trail (Joe Pickett, #8)
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Nowhere To Run (Joe Pickett...
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Three Weeks To Say Goodbye
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Cold Wind (Joe Pickett, #11)
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Upcoming Events

C.J. Box at the Laramie County Library
Author appearance, July 28, 2015 07:00PM
Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, Cheyenne, WY, US

http://www.lclsonline.org/
C.J. Box discusses and signs copies of his new mystery novel Badlands.

C.J. Box at the Tattered Cover
Author appearance, July 29, 2015 07:00PM
Tattered Cover, 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO, US

http://www.tatteredcover.com/
C.J. Box discusses and signs copies of his new mystery novel Badlands.

C.J. Box at the Book Carnival
Author appearance, July 30, 2015 07:00PM
Book Carnival, 348 South Tustin Street, Orange, CA, US

http://www.annesbookcarnival.com/
C.J. Box discusses and signs copies of his new mystery novel Badlands.

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“In Joe’s experience, the person who talked the most very often had the least to say.”
C.J. Box

“On the third day of their honeymoon, infamous environmental activist Stewie Woods and his new bride, Annabel Bellotti, were spiking trees in the forest when a cow exploded and blew them up. Until then, their marriage had been happy.”
C.J. Box, Savage Run

“Children were not pets, not furniture, not items put on earth to bring pleasure to people who owned them, she raged to herself.”
C.J. Box, Winterkill

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