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Box, C. J.

Overview
Works: 209 works in 1,468 publications in 14 languages and 100,806 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552, 813.54
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Most widely held works by C. J Box
Blue heaven by C. J Box( Book )
60 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 3,752 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the run in the woods of North Idaho, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder--four men who know exactly who William and Annie are, and who know exactly where their desperate mother is waiting for news of her children's fate. Retired cops from Los Angeles, the killers easily persuade the inexperienced sheriff to let them lead the search for the missing children. William and Annie's unexpected savior comes in the form of an old-school rancher teetering on the brink of foreclosure
Back of beyond by C. J Box( Book )
43 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,627 libraries worldwide
Struggling through early sobriety when his AA sponsor is murdered, police officer Cody Hoyt follows clues that point to a Yellowstone National Park guide who is leading Hoyt's son and other tourists into the wilderness
Three weeks to say goodbye by C. J Box( Book )
51 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,610 libraries worldwide
Nine months after bringing their adopted daughter Angelina home, Jack and Melissa McGuane receive a devastating phone call from the adoption agency: the birth father, a teenager and son of a powerful Denver judge, never signed away his parental rights, and he wants Angelina back
Endangered by C. J Box( Book )
33 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 3,291 libraries worldwide
"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"--
Force of nature by C. J Box( Book )
31 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,274 libraries worldwide
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 by C. J Box( Book )
38 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,261 libraries worldwide
When Earl Alden is found dead, dangling from a wind turbine, it's his wife, Missy, who is arrested. Unfortunately for Joe Pickett, Missy is his mother-in-law, a woman he dislikes heartily, and now he doesn't know what to do--especially when the early signs point to her being 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?
Breaking point by C. J Box( Book )
30 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,170 libraries worldwide
Joe Pickett investigates the disappearance of a local businessman, who recently had his intended retirement property declared wetlands and is suspected in the murder of two EPA employees
Nowhere to run by C. J Box( Book )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,169 libraries worldwide
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, and his conscience won't let him leave without checking them out: reports of camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. And then there's the runner who simply vanished one day
The highway by C. J Box( Book )
28 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,141 libraries worldwide
When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might hear from them. The girls - and their car - simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and fallen off the wagon. Convinced by his son, who the girls were coming to visit, and his former rookie partner Cassie Dewell, he sets out for the girls' last known location
Stone cold by C. J Box( Book )
34 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 3,139 libraries worldwide
Everything about the man is a mystery: the secluded ranch in the Black Hills, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disappearances. And the persistent rumors that his wealth comes from killing people. Game warden Joe Pickett owes Wyoming's Governor a favour, so he can't refuse the clandestine order to head north and find out what Medicine Wheel County's reclusive multi-millionaire is up to. Joe's not the first investigator to arrive in Medicine Wheel, but after his predecessor burned to death in a hotel fire, will he be the first to leave alive? As winter's first storm closes in, Joe will that there's more than one stone-cold killer stalking the Black Hills
Off the grid : a Joe Pickett novel by C. J Box( Book )
23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 3,131 libraries worldwide
Joe Pickett's old friend Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and lying low while the FBI search for him. But they are not the only ones looking for him and Nate finds himself confronting an elite team of special forces soldiers. They're not there to take him in - they say - but to make a deal. They need his help destroying a domestic terror cell in Wyoming's Red Desert, and in return they'll make Nate's criminal record disappear. But Joe's not sure they can be trusted. And they can't. They have a very different plan in mind, and it just may be something that takes them all down--Nate and Joe included
Below zero by C. J Box( Book )
35 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,123 libraries worldwide
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's in danger, and for Pickett, the only thing worse than losing her the first time would be losing her again. Pickett must negotiate FBI politics, recruit his fugitive friend Nate Romanowski, and take a crash course in cell-phone-tracking technology to find her
Badlands by C. J Box( Book )
27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,112 libraries worldwide
Grimstad, North Dakota -- a place people used to be from, but were never headed to -- has struck oil. As pipelines snake across the prairie, oil flows out and men and money flow in. And with them, comes crime. North Dakota's new oil capital has a serious law and order problem and newly-qualified detective Cassie Dewell has just been assigned as its deputy sheriff. Twelve-year-old Kyle Westergaard is one of Grimstad's paperboys. Even though Kyle has been written off as the "slow" kid, he has dreams deeper than anyone can imagine -- he wants to get out of town, take care of his alcoholic mother, and give them a better life. While delivering newspapers, he witnesses a car accident and now has money and a lot of white powder in his possession. With the temperature dropping to 30 below and a gang war heating up, Cassie fears she might be in over her head but the key to it all will come in the most unlikely form: an undersized boy on a bike who keeps showing up where he doesn't belong
Open season by C. J Box( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,992 libraries worldwide
"Joe Pickett, a Wyoming game warden who, with the short of a rifle, is thrust into a race to save not only an endangered species, but also the life and the family he loves."--Jacket
Blood trail by C. J Box( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,949 libraries worldwide
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
Free fire by C. J Box( Book )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,912 libraries worldwide
Having recently lost his job as a Wyoming game warden, Joe Pickett is recruited by the devious governor Rulon to oversee a murder investigation involving a confessed killer and overlapping jurisdictions that enabled the man's release
Savage run by C. J Box( Book )
43 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,794 libraries worldwide
Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett heads for the forests of Twelve Sleep County to investigate a massive explosion that may have killed an environmental activist and uncovers evidence of a deadly conspiracy
Shots fired : stories from Joe Pickett Country by C. J Box( Book )
20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,719 libraries worldwide
The author of the Joe Pickett novels presents 10 suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well -- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there -- in a collection that includes four stories that feature Pickett himself
In plain sight by C. J Box( Book )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,655 libraries worldwide
Pursuing suspicions that a wealthy local ranch owner was murdered by one of her own sons, game warden Joe Pickett finds the case and his career threatened by a man who holds Joe responsible for the death of his brother
Trophy hunt by C. J Box( Book )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,651 libraries worldwide
Game warden Joe Pickett fears the mutilated moose and cattle he comes across are practice for a killer, and he is proven true when two men are found dead with wounds similar to those found on the animals
 
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Alternative Names
Box, C. J.
Box, Charles James Jr
Box, Chuck
Box Chuck 1967-....
Box, CJ
C. J. Box Amerikaans journalist
C. J. Box écrivain américain
C. J. Box escritor estadounidense
C. J. Box US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
C. J. Box yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija
C・J・ボックス
ボックス, C. J.
Languages
English (606)
French (51)
German (9)
Danish (8)
Dutch (8)
Japanese (6)
Italian (6)
Polish (6)
Swedish (4)
Czech (4)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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