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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Open Season (Joe Pickett, #1)

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Savage Run (Joe Pickett, #2)

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Blue Heaven

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Winterkill (Joe Pickett, #3)

4.17 avg rating — 8,355 ratings — published 2003 — 34 editions
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Out Of Range (Joe Pickett, #5)

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Blood Trail (Joe Pickett, #8)

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Free Fire (Joe Pickett, #7)

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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.”
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“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.”
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