New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box delivers a novel starring Joe Pickett’s sidekick: fan favorite Nate Romanowski.
In Force of Nature, trouble comes calling from Nate’s past in the Special Forces, and the colleague he once called a friend won’t stop until those who know a deadly secret are silenced. Everyone close to Nate is at risk, including Joe and his family. To save them, Nate will have to convince law-abiding Joe to finally break a few rules along the way.
©2012 C. J. Box (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC
If you're a fan of the Joe Pickett novels, this is the book you've been wanting and waiting to read since the first couple of books in this series. Finally, learn what Nate's big secret is all about. It was worth the wait, and now I'm even more intrigues by Nate, who lives to seek a 'pure but self designated' justice, and his good friend, Wyoming Game Warden, Joe Picket, who seeks justice through honor, loyalty, and the law.
Box writes his characters so realistically that they feel like good friends. His writes great characterizations while tackling interesting and relevant issues of the day. This is so much so that the real non-fiction book referred to in this novel is now on my to-read list!! Great writing plus a great story is a combination that can't be beat! Bring on the next in the series!!!!
I loved this as an audiobook because listening to the book made me slow down and savor all the beautiful descriptions of the mountains, wilderness, weather, etc. It makes you feel like you are right there. When reading a print book I sometimes read too fast and skim over the descriptions.
I love the setting (western mountains and wilderness) and the action was non-stop.
Who are the real bad guys
Nate tries to rectify his past forever
His latest in the Joe Pickett seires is really great!
I finished this book in 3 days. It's excellent. If only Mr Box could crank these out More often!
This one kept me on the edge of my seat more than any other Pickett book.
Yes I have enjoyed all of the Joe Pickett books, but if they continue with the same storyline as this book I will probably stop reading C J Box.
Nate has been sold out in order to make him fit the mold of sex for the sake of sex you find in most books. He use to have a code he lived up to ,but now he is just like everyone else BORING . I am so disappointed with the direction this story line took.
Just pick a star............they are interchangable....
OK, so Nate Romanowski is not the adult version of the child detective, and this is once again more of an adventure than a mystery! Nate is somewhat like a comic book superhero, but I liked the story nevertheless. The underlying motive for his adversary isn't revealed until rather late in the book, and the involvement of Joe Pickett and his family is somewhat peripheral and secondary. The narration was great, as usual, and the descriptions of the scenery and wildlife in Wyoming and nearby states are wonderful, as always. A good story.
It is one of my top 10 favorites. C.J. Box truly has a knack for keeping you intrigued.
I love listening to Nate talk. David Chandler gives him real character.
If you have followed the Joe Picket series, you know that Nate Romanowski has always been a shadowy character. We really don't know much about his past or what made him into the recluse that he has become. Will Nate finally reveal the truth that has haunted him for so many years. I couldn't wait to find out.
The best part of the story is that you get to know Nate and what forces shaped him into the man he has become. You admire his skills and his moral sense but you always suspect that he may have had a darker past that may now come out. While Virgil Flowers is a secondary figure in this story, he is still pivital to it's outcome.
Nate of course.
I really enjoyed this book. It kept me wanting to hear more and more as the story unfolded.
This is a great twist to the Virgil Flowers series. You won't be disappointed with the story or the narration.
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