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Blood Trail Audiobook

Blood Trail

Former game warden Pickett is now a special agent reporting directly to the governor. With someone targeting elk hunters, Pickett must head off a potentially deadly showdown when a flamboyant anti-hunting activist rolls in to town.
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Publisher's Summary

Critically acclaimed, award-winning author C. J. Box's Joe Pickett mysteries are a mainstay on the best seller lists.

Former game warden Pickett is now a special agent reporting directly to the governor. With someone targeting elk hunters, Pickett must head off a potentially deadly showdown when a flamboyant anti-hunting activist rolls in to town.

©2008 C. J. Box; (P)2008 Recorded Books

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    Kelly Colorado Springs 02-16-14
    Kelly Colorado Springs 02-16-14 Member Since 2016

    Reading allows me to travel through time, to visit the world's unique and stunning places, to become somebody I am not... It is glorious.

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    "Box and Chandler -- another hit!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Blood Trail to be better than the print version?

    Yes. I love the combo of Box and Chandler. His narration is top notch - portraying Picektt and his friend Nate so well that you will wish you had listened instead of read it yourself once you give it a try.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    The plot was fairly intense with a unique perspective into the thoughts of the bad guy. This is a new style of storytelling to the Pickett novels and it works for this story.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Brad Littleton, MA, United States 03-29-13
    Brad Littleton, MA, United States 03-29-13 Member Since 2015
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    "This is a really exciting thriller"
    What did you love best about Blood Trail?

    Takes you into the bureaucracy of state government and game wardens in the state of Wyoming where hunting is big business. Character development was terrific. And finally, there is a relentless, exciting plot.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Very original villian committing crimes under another pretext.


    What does the narrator bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Great voice for the western voices in the Novel.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, unfortunately, I do not have 8 straight hours.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Allen Anthony 01-26-16 Member Since 2013

    Listening to good books from around the world, in the comfort of home....

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    "Oh the web we weave in order to deceive"

    The governor continuer to surround himself with people with questionable character and agendas, and joe is the house cleaner.
    So far in this story line the dirt hasn't fallen directly on the governor but the clock continues to tick.
    I have joes friend Nate is really getting ready to slip way into the background, and only show up in dire circumstances .

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    David D. Schneider 01-03-16 Member Since 2015

    Shiloh Bound Doc! University of Iowa graduate. Iowa Writer's Workshop fan. Hawkeye Fan! Believer. Husband. Father. Physician.

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    "Probably His Best Thus Far! 😱"

    Non-stop action. Plenty of plot twists which were unpredictable. No obvious plot deficits. Great closing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Bergerhoo 12-20-15
    Bergerhoo 12-20-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Each book better than the one before"

    I'm making my way theough the series, listening on audible narration. Each book is better than the one before; the narrator, David Chandler is a superb narrator, and I'm hoping he performs the entire series.
    The author had created believably human characters that, as in life, grow and change as time progresses.
    His descriptions of the west are amazingly crafted and transports me back home where I smell the sage and make my heart ache for the magnificent beauty of the area.
    What a gift of storytelling Mr Box has, and what skill he had honed as a gift to listeners.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    J Jaeckle Granbury, TX, US 08-02-15
    J Jaeckle Granbury, TX, US 08-02-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Interesting story with action packed finish"

    This book was great. It's another one of those thrillers were Joe box seems to get in trouble and then out of trouble .This one however has a lot of twists and turns in the story. Of course all of the normal characters show up in this book. The author ends it in a way that makes you anxious to get the next one to see the fallout.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Diana Murrieta, CA, United States 01-29-15
    Diana Murrieta, CA, United States 01-29-15 Member Since 2014
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    "I have never been disappointed with Joe Pickett"

    I enjoy every JP novel. THis one had me more on the edge of my seat then the others. Always make sure you start at the beginning of the series as there are always incidents that relate back to a previous book.

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    Robert Comfort, TX USA 05-15-14
    Robert Comfort, TX USA 05-15-14 Member Since 2012

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    "Joe Picket, Box's hero does it again"
    What made the experience of listening to Blood Trail the most enjoyable?

    The suspense


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Made me wonder what the rest of the world would think Joe Picket was doing wrong.


    What does David Chandler bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Different voices for different characters


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    I think the whole Joe Picket series would make a wonderful TV Series!Who's Hunting the Hunters???


    Any additional comments?

    As usual, Joe Picket with the help of Nate, solves "who done it?" before anyone else.And as usual, we don't know happens to Nate at the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Laura Helena, AL, United States 11-26-13
    Laura Helena, AL, United States 11-26-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Glad this wasn't a movie"
    Where does Blood Trail rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This book was very intense. It made me shutter more than once. I am glad this wasn't something I was watching. Very disturbing to think of someone skinning a person like a deer.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I love the Governor. He knows who will get the job done and make the Governor look clean. So typical it is completely believable.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I hated that Robey was killed. Gee I really liked that guy and he helped be Joe's voice of reason. Gee now Joe has to rely on his conscience.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sandra 12-06-12
    Sandra 12-06-12

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    "Always a good read"
    What did you love best about Blood Trail?

    Another good Joe Picket novel.


    Have you listened to any of the narrator’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Have listened to them all and they make good travel stories


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Not really.


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