C.J. Box





C.J. Box

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Edgar Award-winning author C.J. Box is the author of eleven 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 t...more


Average rating: 3.98 · 43,800 ratings · 4,962 reviews · 37 distinct works · Similar authors
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Blue Heaven
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Savage Run (Joe Pickett, #2)
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Force Of Nature (Joe Picket...
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Winterkill (Joe Pickett, #3)
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Three Weeks To Say Goodbye
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Blood Trail (Joe Pickett, #8)
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Nowhere To Run (Joe Pickett...
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Cold Wind (Joe Pickett, #11)
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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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