C.J. Box reads from his new novel as part of Bookworks' collaboration with the KiMo Theater and City of Albuquerque Cultural Services as part of their 90th anniversary.
The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect in the thrilling new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, C.J. Box.
The plane circled in the dark. Joe Pickett could just make out down below a figure in the snow and timber, and then three other figures closing in. There was nothing he could do about it. And Joe knew that he might be their next target. The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been able to strike a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April had been endangered, but he d always wondered if there d be a day of reckoning. He s not wondering any longer. Joe knows they re coming after him and his family now. He has his friend Nate by his side, but will that be enough this time?
All he can do is prepare . . . and wait for them to make the first move.
C.J. Box is the author of seventeen Joe Pickett novels, most recently Off the Grid; five stand-alone novels, most recently Badlands; and the story collection Shots Fired. He was won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and two Barry awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38 and a French Elle magazine literary award. His books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He and his wife Laurie split their time between their home and ranch in Wyoming.
"With this exceptional entry, Box solidifies his place at the upper end of the crime fiction pantheon."--Publishers Weekly
"A terrorist thriller with a uniquely western flair . . . This is a breakneck story that Pickett fans will want to read in one sitting."--Booklist
"Picking up a new C. J. Box thriller is like spending quality time with family you love and have missed. . . . It s a rare thriller series that has characters grow and change. An exciting reading experience for both loyal fans as well as newcomers."--Associated Press