Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country

C. J. Box (Author)
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Description

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series comes a thrilling collection of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well--and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there...

C. J. Box has been hailed for his brilliant storytelling, with a style rich in character, suspense, and sense of place. That same brilliance is exemplified in the ten riveting stories--three of them never before published--that make up Shots Fired.

In "One-Car Bridge," one of four Joe Pickett stories, Pickett goes up against a just plain mean landowner, with disastrous results. In "Shots Fired," his investigation into a radio call nearly ends up being the last thing he ever does.

"Pirates of Yellowstone," features two Eastern European tough guys who find out what it means to be strangers in a strange land, and in "Le Sauvage Noble," the stranger is a Lakota in Paris who enjoys playing the noble savage for the French women--until he meets Sophie. Then he discovers what savage really means....

Shots Fired is proof once again why "Box is a force to be reckoned with" (The Providence Journal-Bulletin).

Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publish Date
May 05, 2015
Pages
320
Dimensions
4.1 X 1.1 X 6.7 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780425275405

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About the Author

C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series, five stand-alone novels, and the story collection Shots Fired. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and two Barry awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38 and a French Elle magazine literary award. His books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He and his wife Laurie split their time between their home and ranch in Wyoming.

Reviews

Praise for Shots Fired

"An excellent anthology...One of America's best crime novelists."--Lansing State Journal

"Nonstop adventure and mystery are omnipresent with unexpected twists and turns that will leave readers begging for more."--Library Journal (starred review)

"Box [proves] that he's also adept at the short form."--Publishers Weekly

"If you're looking for rising tension played out against spectacular natural scenery, nobody does it better."--Kirkus Reviews

More Praise for the C. J. Box and the Joe Pickett novels

"One of today's solid-gold, A-list, must-read writers."--Lee Child

"Picking up a new C. J. Box thriller is like spending quality time with family you love and have missed...It's a rare thriller series that has characters grow and change. An exciting reading experience for both loyal fans as well as newcomers."--Associated Press

"Box is a master."--The Denver Post

"Box knows what readers expect and delivers it with a flourish."--Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett strides in big boots over the ruggedly gorgeous landscape of C.J. Box's outdoor mysteries."--The New York Times Book Review

"Riveting...[A] skillfully crafted page-turner."--People

"Will keep you on the edge of your seat."--The Philadelphia Enquirer