C. J. Box
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C. J. Box

C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty-two novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award (twice), the Western Heritage Award for Literature, and 2017 Spur Award for Best Contemporary Western. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Open Season, Blue Heaven, Nowhere To Run, and The Highway have been optioned for film and television. Millions of copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. alone.

Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide, a small town newspaper reporter and editor, and he owned an international tourism marketing firm with his wife Laurie. In 2008, Box was awarded the "BIG WYO" Award from the state tourism industry. An avid outdoorsman, Box has hunted, fished, hiked, ridden, and skied throughout Wyoming and the Mountain West. He served on the Board of Directors for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and is currently serving on the Wyoming Tourism Board. He lives in Wyoming.

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Best Sellers

    • The Disappeared

    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 989
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 987

    Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from a high-end guest ranch....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sheridan takes a lover!

    • By Richard Delman on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Open Season

    • A Joe Pickett Novel
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,733
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,716

    Joe Pickett is the new game warden in a town where nearly everyone hunts and the game warden - is far from popular....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As refreshing as sunrise in the mountains

    • By AudioAddict on 10-02-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Savage Run

    • A Joe Pickett Novel
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,744
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,546

    An Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Award winner, C. J. Box delivers the second pulse-pounding installment in his critically acclaimed series....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Box brings the West alive!

    • By Kelly on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Winterkill

    • Joe Pickett, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206

    In the third adventure in C. J. Box’s engrossing series, Joe Pickett finds himself at the center of a confrontation between a special investigative team and a group of government-hating survivalists camped out on federal land....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can not seem to put it down!

    • By Vickie Oakley on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Trophy Hunt

    • A Joe Pickett Novel
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170

    It's an idyllic late-summer day in Saddlestring, Wyoming, and game warden Joe Pickett is fly-fishing with his two daughters when he stumbles upon the mutilated body of a moose.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twistingly Complex

    • By sherylsplace on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • In Plain Sight

    • A Joe Pickett Novel
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 963
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 956

    In Plain Sight sees game warden Joe Pickett's life take a turn for the worse after millionaire Opal Scarlett goes missing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Raw & Real

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-07-11

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Vicious Circle

    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Joe Pickett returns! Terrific mystery!

    • By MidwestGeek on 04-03-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Free Fire

    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,526
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344

    Taking advantage of a legal loophole, a lawyer kills four people in Yellowstone National Park and walks away a free man....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best Joe Pickett books

    • By Margaret on 03-18-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Out of Range

    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034

    The tightly constructed Out of Range brings game warden Joe to a new, remote beat in Wyoming's vast countryside to investigate the suspicious death of the previous warden....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One Good Man In A Three Horse Hole

    • By gone2ground on 07-30-12

    Regular price: $25.89

    • Nowhere to Run

    • A Joe Pickett Novel
    • By: C. J. Box
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 935
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 931

    Joe Pickett's in his last week as the temporary game warden in the town of Baggs, Wyoming, but there have been strange things going on in the mountains....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • JP needs to go to Absaroka County with Longmire!

    • By Diana on 03-12-15

    Regular price: $27.99

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