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Badlands

Author: C J Box
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2015.
Series: Highway Quartet, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Named Person: Cassie Dewell, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Box
ISBN: 9780312583217 0312583214 9781781852859 1781852855 9780312546908 0312546904
OCLC Number: 908311055
Language Note: In English.
Description: 278 pages ; 25 cm
Series Title: Highway Quartet, 3.
Responsibility: C.J. Box.

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An unprecedented oil strike in Willistown, North Dakota leaves the town a focal point for trouble. Law and order is a dim memory and the sheriff's department just can't build the jails fast enough.  Read more...

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'I love Joe Pickett' -- Michael Connelly 'Solid-gold A-list must-read' -- Lee Child 'Heart-stoppingly good' * Daily Mail * 'An impressive, strong, female protagonist, situations that are diabolical Read more...

 
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Immensely satisfying

by TdeV@bstw.com (WorldCat user published 2016-07-25) Excellent Permalink

The first C.J. Box I read, THE HIGHWAY, I found riveting. Naturally, I dashed out to the library and snapped up BADLANDS ©2015, the next in the series.

BADLANDS is even better, but don’t start here because the long story (with recurring characters) is much richer.

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