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C. J. Box - Author

C. J. Box is the winner of an Anthony Award, the Prix Calibre .38, the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award and the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Novel. His novels are US bestsellers and have been translated into 21 languages. Box lives with his family outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Recent critical acclaim for C J Box:

'another cracking thriller packed with suspense' Daily Mirror

'Gripping and expertly constructed' The Sunday Times

'One of the best thrillers of the year. C J Box owes me a night's sleep' Tess Gerritsen

'An unusual, intelligent thriller that resonates long after the last page is turned' George Pelacanos

'A non-stop thrill ride that has you rooting for the characters every step of the way' Harlan Coben

'One of today's solid gold A list must-read thrillers' Lee Child

'Box delivers the goods' Robert Crais

'In the crowded field of crime fiction, C J Box has quickly established himself as an original voice. he is fresh, captivating, and has something to say' Michael Connelly

If you like C. J. Box you might also like to read books by Linwood Barclay, Michael Connelly and Harlan Coben.

Featured Books, with extracts, by C. J. Box

Shots Fired by C. J. Box
Shots Fired
C. J. Box
Ten short stories from the international bestseller CJ Box -- three of them exclusive to this book.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
The Highway by C. J. Box
The Highway
C. J. Box
This is a dark thriller that is not for the fainthearted, with one of the most impressive and shocking twists you’re likely to ever read. C. J. Box is famed for writing a long running series with Joe Pickett but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
Stone Cold by C. J. Box
Stone Cold
C. J. Box
Joe Pickett is asked to investigate rumours about a ranch, it's reclusive millionaire owner, the women who live there and the sudden disappearances. All funded by murder.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2014
Back of Beyond by C. J. Box
Back of Beyond
C. J. Box
Another cracking stand-alone crime novel from the award-winning U.S. crime writer. A washed up but brilliant cop finds the mentor he has relied on to keep him ‘on the wagon’ burnt to death in a remote log cabin. The start...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2012
Nowhere to Run by C. J. Box
Nowhere to Run
C. J. Box
A Maxim Jakubowski Great Male Crime Sleuth. Game Warden Joe Pickett is a major star in the USA, having already headlined over a dozen cases. His adventures are finally being released properly in the UK at the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2011
Open Season by C. J. Box
Open Season
C. J. Box
Breakout bestseller C.J. BOX introduces Joe Pickett, his series character. There's nothing unusual about the sound of a gunshot in Twelve Sleep. Here in remotest Wyoming, where elk roam the pine forests and cougars prowl the mountains, everyone owns a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2011
Blue Heaven by C. J. Box
Blue Heaven
C. J. Box
Winner of the 2009 Edgar Award for best novel. Cracking, pacey and well written thriller focusing on a group of retired Los Angeles policemen. One who is trying to solve the murder case he can’t let drop, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2011
Blue Heaven by C. J. Box
Blue Heaven
C. J. Box
Cracking, pacey and well written thriller focusing on a group of retired Los Angeles policemen. One who is trying to solve the murder case he can’t let drop, the others, driven into situations they never planned for, trying to cover...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2010
Three Weeks to Say Goodbye by C. J. Box
Three Weeks to Say Goodbye
C. J. Box
A cracking thriller that kept me guessing right through to the end. Even when I began to get an idea about what linked everyone together, there were still plenty of unknowns to keep me turning the pages fast. It’s got...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2010

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