Twenty miles across the North Dakota border, where the scenery goes from rolling grass prairie to pipeline fields, detective Cassie Dewell has been assigned as the new deputy sheriff of Grimstad--a place people used to be from, but were never headed to--now the oil capital of North Dakota. With oil...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 15
She was gone. Joe Pickett had good reason to dislike Dallas Cates, even if he was a rodeo champion, and now he has even more -- Joe’s eighteen-year-old ward, April, has run off with him. And then comes even worse news: The body of a girl has been found in a ditch along the highway -- alive, bu...
From C. J. Box, the New York Times-bestselling author of the Joe Pickett novels, comes a thrilling book of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well -- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there. Over the course of eighteen books, C. J. Box has been consistently hailed fo...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 14
The electrifying new Joe Pickett novel from the New York Times-bestselling author. Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disa...
Cody Hoyt - 2
When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them again. The girls -- and their car -- simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen of...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 13
Breaking Point, however, takes Joe Pickett into uncharted territory. The question is: What will he do when he gets there? It was always good to see Butch Roberson, Joe thought -- a hardworking, upright local business owner whose daughter was friends with his own. Little did he know that when he ...
Short tales about deadly books, by top mystery authors In frigid Wyoming lies a mystery that stretches back to Nazi Germany. Lyle and Juan wait outside the lawyer's house in ski masks, pistols hidden behind their backs. Shortly after dawn, Paul Parker, an aged lawyer, and his old dog step into ...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 12
He never wanted to tell Joe Pickett about it, but Nate Romanowski always knew trouble was coming out of his past. Now it's here, and it may not only be the battle of his life-but of Joe's. In 1995, Nate was in a secret Special Forces unit abroad when a colleague did something terrible. Now high ...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 11.5
A chilling short story of death and retribution from the New York Times-bestselling author of "Cold Wind". Twenty-two degrees below zero on a high mountain lake in Wyoming. Game warden Joe Pickett was carefully sliding across to check the licenses of a group of ice fishermen on the lake, when h...
Cody Hoyt - 1
Cody Hoyt, while a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his mentor and AA sponsor Hank Winters is found burned to death in a remote mountain cabin. At first it looks like the suicide of a man who's fallen off the wagon, but Cody knows Hank better than that. Sob...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 11
When Earl Alden is found dead, dangling from a wind turbine, it's his wife, Missy, who is arrested. Unfortunately for Joe Pickett, Missy is his mother-in- law, a woman he dislikes heartily, and now he doesn't know what to do-especially when the early signs point to her being guilty as sin. But t...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 10.5
A dramatic short story of justice both old and new from the New York Times-bestselling author of Cold Wind. The West is not the way it’s portrayed in the movies. But when a man from the East brings trouble for Nate Romanowski and his friend Joe Pickett, a little frontier-style justice may be just...
A Joe Pickett Novel - 10
It's Joe Pickett's last week as temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won't let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. Not to mention the Olympic hopeful who'd been trainin...
It begins with a phone message: Tell Sherry April called. And suddenly Joe Pickett's family is shaken to the core. April, Pickett's foster daughter, was murdered six years ago. His daughter Sherry starts to believe there's a chance that April is still alive. Joe, however, remains suspicious, especi...
Jack and Melissa McGuane have spent years trying to have a baby. Finally their dream has come true with the adoption of their daughter, Angelina. But nine months after bringing her home, they receive a devastating phone call Angelina's birth father, a teenager, never signed away his parental right...
It's elk season in the Rockies, but this year a different kind of hunter is stalking a different kind of prey. When the call comes in on the radio, Joe Pickett can hardly believe his ears: game wardens have found a hunter dead at a camp in the mountains--strung up, gutted, and flayed, as if he were...
A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother are on the run in the Idaho woods, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder -- four men who know exactly who William and Annie are. And where their mother lives. Retired policemen from Los Angeles, the killers easily persuade the local...
Joe Pickett's been hired to investigate one of the most cold- blooded mass killings in Wyoming history. Attorney Clay McCann admitted to slaughtering four campers in a backcountry corner of Yellowstone National Park--a "free-fire" zone with no residents or government regulation. In this remote fift...
Ranch owner and matriarch Opal Scarlett has vanished under suspicious circumstances during a bitter struggle between her sons for control of her million-dollar empire. Joe Pickett is convinced one of them must have done her in, and when he becomes the victim of a series of wicked and increasingly v...
A good friend and fellow game warden has killed himself, and Joe Pickett's been chosen to temporarily run his district. But Jackson, Wyoming, is a far cry from Joe's hometown of Saddlestring--and it doesn't help that now Joe feels compelled to investigate the circumstances surrounding his friend's ...
Pickett faces his most baffling--and dangerous--adventure yet... Local authorities are quick to label a rash of animal mutilations as the work of a grizzly bear, but Joe Pickett suspects that something far more sinister is afoot. And when the bodies of two men are found disfigured in the same wa...
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...
When a massive explosion occurs deep within the forests of Twelve Sleep County and a colorful environmental activist appears to have perished in the blast, Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is called in to help investigate. The case is wrapped up quickly, explained as an environmental publicity stunt...
"When a high-powered bullet hits living flesh, it makes a distinctive -- pow-WHOP -- sound that is unmistakable even at tremendous distance." And so it begins for Joe Pickett, a Wyoming game warden who, with the shot of a rifle, is thrust into a race to not only save an endangered species, but to u...