Winterkill (Joe Pickett #3)
Main character Joe Pickett is a game warden ...more
1. audiobook was a fantastic choice as this was just flat out awesomesauce, 2. what a great story (gotta like the woods though) 3. I can't wait for book 4.
This is a great one timer because the story unfolds and it's the kind suspenseful so once the cats outta the bag, ya know. I'd almost recommend skipp ...more
Book # 3 in the Joe Pickett series has two distinct plot lines – maybe three. Who is targeting the federal officers? How far with the clearly ...more
The worst of the bad guys are always federal employees, usually those who work for the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, and occasionally, as in this book, the F.B.I. Those who believe that individual rights are paramount and must never be infringed upon by a government ...more
A forest service supervisor is murdered right behind a crazy shooting spree that slaughtered a herd of elk. To solve this crime, and against Joe's wishes, a special investigative tem is sent and the head honcho is a calculating woman without a heart, devious, misleading, cold as ice. She is ready to create a war that need not be, with a group of survivalists who chose to camp out on fede ...more
hand-held cocker spaniel, (2) an FBI man, as crazy as the woman, and (3) the local sheriff, who has a bone to pick with Our Hero. These three plan to take down the killers of government employees
(although they're the killers only in the minds of the Evil Three.) The woman had a Yorkie which she got to keep her cocker spaniel company, but then decided she didn't like the Yorkie, and refused to let it into a ...more
C.J. Box – 3rd in series
Joe Pickett is caught in the middle between two sets of bad guys, one of whom works for the government, with the murder of a much-hated bureaucrat. A couple of bloodthirsty FBI agents are determined to use the incident as an excuse to attack a group of survivalists, a la Waco, Matters turn personal when Joe's foster daughter is kidnapped by her troubled mother, now living in the survivalist camp.
This series gets better with each book. The character takes o ...more
The plot mo ...more
Strickland thwarts Joe every chance she gets, with a smile on her face and honey in her voice. When Joe's beloved foster daughter, April, b ...more
I like the character Joe ...more
We get to meet the rogue Falconer ...more
This third book went so far over the edge that I just don't know whether I can ever go back to reading this series. (Much as I enjoyed the characterizations of Joe Pickett and a few others.)
Speaking as a retired law enforcement officer with 20+ years working with federal, state, local and international law enforcement agencies, I can unequivocally state that while I have encountered my share of incompetence, corrupt ...more
Joe Pickett series - During a horrendous blizzard, he finds the body of Lamar Gardiner, "the District Supervisor for the Twelve Sleep National Forest," pinned by arrows to a tree, near seven illegally shot elk. Sheriff "Bud" Barnum suspects a band of misfits, the Sovereign Citizens, which is camping in the forest, among them Jeannie Keeley, the birth mother of the Picketts' foster daughter, April. Pickett suspects locals killed the combative Gardiner. Soon, the littl ...more
Daniel Woodrell für Arme, sehr, sehr Arme. Der Plot vielleicht ganz passabel, Figuren aus dem Klischeehandbuch mit der Tiefe einer Postkarte, stilistisch bestenfalls auf dem Niveau eines Schulaufsatzes der 8. Klasse.
While dealing with survivalists, politics and echoes of Waco and Ruby Ridge, Joe must also face family sorrows and a murder – all in snows of Wyoming.
Joe is an average guy. A family man. The reader considers, how he would react or handle a situation?
There seems a sadness to the series … but a good r ...more
It's an hour away from darkness, a bitter winter storm is raging, and Joe Pickett is deep in the forest edging Battle Mountain, shotgun in his left hand, his truck's steering wheel handcuffed to his right - and Lamar Gardiner's arrow-riddled corpse splayed against the tree in front of him. Lamar's murder and the sudden onslaught of the snowstorm warn: Get off the mountain. But Joe knows this episode is far from over. Somewhere in the dense timber, a killer draws his bowstring - with Joe as his p...more
|The Recliner Book...: Just started the Joe Pickett series by author CJ Box. If you like outdoor adventure this is a good series. Very similar to the Walt Longmire series by Craig Johnson.||2||3||May 15, 2014 09:07AM|