New york Times bestselling author C. J. But nine months after bringing her home, they receive a devastating phone call…Angelina's birth father, a teenager, never signed away his parental rights—and he wants her back. Box's novels have been called "red hot" Booklist and "edge-of-your-seat reads" Omaha World-Herald.
Now jack and melissa will stop at nothing to protect their child—even though time is running out…C. J. Jack and melissa McGuane have spent years trying to have a baby. Three weeks to say goodbye is a novel about something that could be anyone's worst nightmare. The mcguanes attempt to meet face-to-face with the father and son…but soon it becomes clear that there's something sinister about their motivations—and that love for Angelina is not one of them.
A horrifying game of intimidation and double crosses begins that quickly becomes a death spiral where everyone is suspect and no one is safe. Finally their dream has come true with the adoption of their daughter, Angelina. Now he delivers a novel that will steal your sleep as much as it will wrench your heart.
. Box has once again written a bone-chilling thriller that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
Blue Heaven: A Novel
He is only one against four men who will stop at nothing to silence their witnesses. But in this thrilling mystery novel from C. J. 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.
Box, these ex-cops don't know just how far Rawlins will go to protect William and Annie…and see that justice is done. Blue heaven is the winner of the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Novel. And where their mother lives. Now there's nowhere left for William and Annie to hide…and no one they can trust. Until they meet Jess Rawlins.
Rawlins, an old-school rancher, knows trouble when he sees it. Retired policemen from los Angeles, the killers easily persuade the local sheriff to let them lead the search for the missing children.
Badlands: A Novel Highway feat. Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Book 3
Suddenly he’s in possession of a lot of money—and packets of white powder—and Kyle can’t help but wonder whether his luck has changed…for better or for worse. Suspenseful—you can’t put it down. Library journalwhen the temperature drops to 30 below and a gang war heats up, it’s up to Cassie to help restore law and order.
Box's new york times bestseller, Badlands, the town of Grimstad used to be a place people came from but were never headed to. One day, while delivering newspapers, he witnesses a car accident and takes a mysterious bundle from the scene. In C. J. Now it’s the oil capital of North Dakota. Twelve-year-old kyle Westergaard dreams of getting out of Grimstad and leading a better life.
With oil comes money, with money comes drugs, and with drugs come the dirtiest criminals Grimstad’s new deputy sheriff Cassie Dewell has ever encountered. Even though kyle has been written off as a “slow” kid, he has dreams deeper than anyone can imagine. And he seems to know something that cassie does not about what lies beneath the surface of this small and troubled town… “The unrelenting cold makes this the perfect beach read.
Paradise Valley: A Highway Novel Highway feat. Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Book 4
With no allies, and only her own wits to rely on, no support, Cassie must take down a killer who is as ruthless as he is cunning. But the plan goes horribly wrong, and the blame falls on Cassie. But can she do it alone, without losing her own humanity or her own life?Paradise Valley continues the Highway Quartet series from bestselling author C.
Box. J. Kyle's grandmother begs cassie to find him and, with nothing else to do, Cassie agrees—all the while hunting the truck driver. And in the same way that two streams converge into a river, Kyle's disappearance may have a more sinister meaning than anyone realizes. She almost caught him once. Now, he’s back.
Cassie almost caught him. Once. Now cassie is a lone wolf. Disgraced, she loses her job and investigation into her role is put into motion. At the same time, kyle westergaard, a troubled kid whom Cassie has taken under her wing, has disappeared after telling people that he’s going off on a long-planned adventure.
The Highway: A Novel Highway feat. Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Book 2
And he might not be working alone. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long stretch of sobriety. Convinced by his son and his former rookie partner, Cassie Dewell, he begins the drive south to the girls' last known location. Time is running out for gracie and danielle…can cassie overcome her doubts and lack of experience and use her innate skill? Can Cody Hoyt battle his own demons and find this killer before another victim vanishes on the highway?
The girls—and their car—simply vanish. As cody makes his way to the lonely stretch of Montana highway where they went missing, Cassie discovers that Gracie and Danielle Sullivan aren't the first girls who have disappeared in this area. Winner of the edgar award for best novel, the New York Times bestselling author of Back of Beyond and Breaking Point and the creator of the Joe Pickett series is back.
If cj box isn't already on your list, put him there. Usa todaywhen 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. This majestic landscape is the hunting ground for a killer whose viciousness is outmatched only by his intelligence.
Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country A Joe Pickett Novel Book 19
Then he discovers what savage really means. Shots fired is proof once again why “Box is a force to be reckoned with” The Providence Journal-Bulletin. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series comes a thrilling collection of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well—and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there.
. C. In “one-car bridge, ” one of four joe Pickett stories, Pickett goes up against a just plain mean landowner, with disastrous results. Pirates of yellowstone, ” features two eastern european tough guys who find out what it means to be strangers in a strange land, and in “Le Sauvage Noble, ” the stranger is a Lakota in Paris who enjoys playing the noble savage for the French women—until he meets Sophie.
Box has been hailed for his brilliant storytelling, suspense, with a style rich in character, and sense of place. That same brilliance is exemplified in the ten riveting stories—three of them never before published—that make up Shots Fired. In “shots fired, ” his investigation into a radio call nearly ends up being the last thing he ever does.
Back of Beyond: A Novel Highway feat. Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Book 1
In a fatal cat and mouse game, where it becomes apparent the murderer is somehow aware of Cody's every move, Cody treks into the wilderness to stop a killer hell bent on ruining the only thing in his life he cares about. C. After years of bad behavior with his department, he's in no position to be investigating a homicide, but this man was a friend and Cody's determined to find his killer.
At first it looks like the suicide of a man who's fallen off the wagon, but Cody knows Hank better than that. When clues found at the scene link the murderer to an outfitter leading tourists on a multi-day wilderness horseback trip into the remote corners of Yellowstone National Park--a pack trip that includes his son Justin--Cody is desperate to get on their trail and stop the killer before the group heads into the wild.
Edgar® award-winning and New York Times bestselling author C. J. Among the tourists is fourteen-year-old Gracie Sullivan, an awkward but intelligent loner who begins to suspect that someone in their party is dangerous. Box's back of beyond is a Kirkus Reviews Best of 2011 Mysteries title. J. When cody takes a closer look at the scene of his friend's death, it becomes apparent that foul play is at hand.
Sober for fourteen years, hank took pride in his hard-won sobriety and never hesitated to drop whatever he was doing to talk Cody off a ledge.
The Bitterroots: A Novel Highway feat. Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Book 5
As cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against a family whose roots are tangled and deadly—as well as the ghosts of her own past that threaten to bring her down. A riveting new novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author C. J. But out by the bitterroot mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story.
They want to see blake Kleinsasser, the black sheep of the family, put away forever for the assault. J. With the bitterroots, master storyteller C. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential family.
Box delivers another searing novel of loyalty, lies, and lethal retribution. She’s her own boss and answers to no one, and that’s just the way she likes it after the past few tumultuous years. The kleinsassers have ruled this part of Montana for decades, and the Iron Cross Ranch is their stronghold. Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees.
Box. The ties that bind can burn you.
Inherit the Dead: A Novel
In this inventive “serial novel” storytelling approach, building the tension to a shocking, each of the twenty bestselling writers brings his or her distinctive voice to a chapter of Inherit the Dead, explosive finale. The editor, has arranged to donate any royalties in excess of editor and contributor compensation to Safe Horizon, Jonathan Santlofer, the leading victim assistance agency in the country.
This new york times and usa today bestseller, is a collaboration between twenty bestselling mystery novelists who have joined forces to create a spellbinding story of love, betrayal, and intrigue. But as christo digs deeper, he discovers there’s much more to the lovely “Angel” than meets the eye.
So when wealthy upper east side matron Julia Drusilla summons him one cold February night, he grabs what seems to be a straightforward and lucrative case. Readers can’t go wrong with this juicy thriller” raves Library Journal. Pericles “perry” christo is a pi with a past—a former cop who lost his badge and his family when a corruption scandal left him broke and disgraced.
This classic noir tale twists and turns down New York’s mean streets and along Hamptons' beaches and back roads during a bitterly cold and gray winter where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. The socialite is looking for her beautiful, Angelina, aimless daughter, who is about to become a very wealthy young woman.
Long Range A Joe Pickett Novel Book 20
One survivor of the grizzly's rampage tells a bizarre story, but just as Joe begins to suspect the attack is not what it seems, he is brought home by an emergency on his own turf. Box. When joe pickett is asked to join the rescue efforts for the victim of a startling grizzly attack, he reluctantly leaves his district behind.
It's a race against the clock as Joe tries to clear Nate's name and identify the real shooter, all while deciphering the grizzly encounter. J. The search for the would-be assassin becomes personal when Joe's best friend, Nate Romanowski --just as he's adjusting to the arrival of his first child--falls under suspicion for the crime.
Someone has targeted a prominent local judge, shooting at him from a seemingly impossible distance. Wyoming game warden joe pickett must investigate an attempted murder--a crime committed from a confoundingly long distance--in the riveting new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author C. While the judge was not hit, his wife is severely wounded, and it is up to Joe to find answers--and the shooter.
. Beset by threats both man-made and natural, the two men must go to great lengths to keep their loved ones safe.
Vicious Circle A Joe Pickett Novel Book 17
Joe knows they’re coming after him and his family now. The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect in this thrilling novel from #1 New York Times–bestselling author C. J. 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. 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. And joe knew that he might be their next target. The cates family had always been a bad lot. Box. The plane circled in the dark. There was nothing he could do about it.
Joe pickett could just make out down below a figure in the snow and timber, and then three other figures closing in.