Force of Nature

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
ISBN: 9780425250655
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Fiction

Having hidden the truth about a past colleague's violation, former Special Forces agent Nate Romanowski is targeted by a determined killer who threatens Joe Pickett's life as part of a violent plot.

Force of Nature

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101561157
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Fiction

ONE OF LIBRARY JOURNAL'S BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR In 1995, Nate Romanowski was in a Special Forces unit abroad when his commander, John Nemecek, did something terrible. Now the high-ranking government official and cold-blooded sociopath is determined to eliminate anyone who knows about it—like Nate, who’s hidden himself away in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. And he knows exactly how Nemecek will do it—by targeting Nate's friends to draw him out. That includes his friend, game warden Joe Pickett, and Pickett’s entire family. The only way to fight back is outside the law. Nate knows he can do it, but he isn't sure about his straight-arrow friend. And all their lives could depend on it.

Force of Nature

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780425250655
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Fiction

Having hidden the truth about a past colleague's violation, former Special Forces agent Nate Romanowski is targeted by a determined killer who threatens Joe Pickett's life as part of a violent plot.

Force of Nature

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Corvus
ISBN: 0857890867
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: Friendship

Krimi. Having hidden the truth about a past colleague's violation, former Special Forces agent Nate Romanowski is targeted by a determined killer who threatens Joe Pickett's life as part of a violent plot

Cold Wind

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101486465
Release Date: 2011-03-22
Genre: Fiction

Joe Pickett investigates a murder that hits close to home in this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. “I would say that C. J. Box is at the top of his form, but the top just keeps moving ever upward...A nonstop thrill ride not to be missed!”—Bookpage When Earl Alden is found dead, dangling from a wind turbine, his wife, Missy, is arrested. Unfortunately for Joe Pickett, Missy is his much-disliked mother-in-law, and he’s not sure what to do—especially since it looks like Missy is guilty as sin. But then things happen to make Joe wonder: Is Earl's death what it appears to be? Is Missy being set up? He has the county DA and sheriff on one side, his wife on the other, his estranged friend Nate on a lethal mission of his own, and some powerful interests breathing down his neck. Whichever way this goes, it’s not going to be good...

Nowhere to Run

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780735211971
Release Date: 2016-08-02
Genre: Fiction

Includes excerpts from Cold Wind (pages 385-394) and Off the Grid (pages 397-405).

Below Zero

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399155759
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Fiction

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett's teenage daughter, Sheridan, receives a text message with a staggering implication: that April, the foster daughter thought to have died 6 years ago in a massacre, is still alive. If it really is April who's texting, she'

Breaking Point

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101609279
Release Date: 2013-03-12
Genre: Fiction

Joe Pickett always liked Butch Roberson—a hardworking local business-owner whose daughter is friends with his own. Little does he know that when Butch says he is heading into the mountains to scout elk, he is actually going on the run. Two EPA employees have been murdered, and all signs point to Butch as the killer. Soon, Joe hears of the land Butch and his wife had bought to retire on—until they are told the EPA declared it a wetland—and the penalties they charged Butch until the family was torn apart by debt. Finally, it seems, the man just cracked. It’s an awful story. But is it the whole story? The more Joe investigates, the more he begins to wonder—and the more he finds himself in the middle of a war in which he must choose sides.

Endangered

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
ISBN: 9780425280157
Release Date: 2016-03
Genre: Fiction

"New York Times-bestselling writer C. J. Box returns with a thrilling new novel, featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. 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, but just barely, the victim of blunt force trauma. It is April, and the doctors aren't sure if she'll recover. Cates denies having anything to do with it-says she ran away from him, too-and there's evidence that points to another man. But Joe knows in his gut who's responsible. What he doesn't know is the kind of danger he's about to encounter. Cates is bad enough, but Cates's family is like none Joe has ever met before. Joe's going to find out the truth, even if it kills him. But this time, it just might"--

Off the Grid

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698410053
Release Date: 2016-03-08
Genre: Fiction

The Red Desert of Wyoming is a beautiful and punishing place for anybody, even for game warden Joe Pickett and his friend Nate Romanowski in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller... Nate is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when he is suddenly surrounded by a small team of elite professional special operators. They’re not there to threaten him, but to make a deal. They need help destroying a domestic terror cell in Wyoming’s Red Desert, and in return they’ll make Nate’s criminal record disappear. But they are not what they seem, as Nate’s friend Joe Pickett discovers. They have a much different plan in mind, and it just might be something that takes them all down—including Nate and Joe.

Blood Trail

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399154884
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Fiction

In the wake of an elk hunter's grisly murder, Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is directed by the governor to investigate the relevance of a mysterious poker chip found at the crime scene. By the author of Free Fire.

Vicious Circle

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698410077
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Fiction

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. 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.

Stone Cold

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698150171
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Fiction

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 disappearances. And especially the persistent rumors that the man’s wealth comes from killing people. Joe Pickett, still officially a game warden but now mostly a troubleshooter for the governor, is assigned to find out what the truth is, but he discovers a lot more than he’d bargained for. There are two other men living up at that ranch. One is a stone-cold killer who takes an instant dislike to Joe. The other is new—but Joe knows him all too well. The first man doesn’t frighten Joe. The second is another story entirely.

Trophy Hunt

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425202933
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: Fiction

Shaken by the brutal killing of a wild moose, game warden Joe Pickett becomes increasingly alarmed when a herd of cattle, and then two people, are murdered by the same perpetrator. By the author of Open Season. Reprint.

Savage Run

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399575693
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Genre: Fiction

Game warden Joe Pickett looks into the bizarre death of an environmental activist and what he finds is bigger and far more sinister than anything he imagined.