In the newest novel in C.J. Box’s New York Times bestselling Joe Pickett series, the Wyoming game warden must investigate a brutal double homicide that could be linked to an unsolved murder from his past Game wardens Cecil andopes are called to check on a hunting cabin when they find itsowner, Ron Franz, dead—gunned down at close range. His daughter is missing, but there’s no sign of another person being involved. The investigation quickly becomes personal for Joe Pickett when he discovers Franz was deeply connected to the murder of Nate Romanowski, one of Joe’s oldest friends who had also been investigating trophy animal poaching. As clues begin pointing to similarities between the two crimes, Nate’s widow raises the stakes by hiring her own team of investigators led by eccentric private detective #1 Callie Harding . Harding soon concludes that Ron Franz may have been killed as part of a conspiracy involving many people with something to hide—including members of law enforcement . And she’ll stop at nothing until she uncovers all truths hidden in shadows reel from the implications.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys a good mystery. It has elements of suspense, thrill, and intrigue that will keep you guessing until the very end.
- The author’s writing style is fluid and easy to read
- The plot is intricate and well-constructed, with many unexpected twists and turns
- The characters are richly developed and believable
- The book might be confusing to follow
- It might be slow in parts
- The ending may not make sense
Learn more about the author
C.J. Box is the author of twenty-one New York Times bestsellers, including the Joe Pickett series, which has been optioned for a television series by Paramount Television and was named an Edgar Award Finalist in 2016 . He lives outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming with his wife and children.
“A riveting, edge-of-your-seat thriller that will keep you turning the pages until the very end. I could not put it down!”
“This is one of the best books that I have read in a while. The author did an amazing job with the storyline and keeping me on my toes the entire time.”
“Incredibly well-done! The characters were richly developed and the suspense was electrifying!”
“Wonderful! Ol’ Joe Pickett is back and better than ever. Once you start reading, it’ll be hard to put this one down.”