Tag: joe pickett

  • “Stone Cold” by C. J. Box

    “Stone Cold” by C. J. Box

    Genre: Thriller Joe Pickett is sent by Gov. Rulon to investigate a murder-for-hire operation in rural Wyoming. What he finds is terrifying…..  Buy It! Nate Romanowski is stalking the man he was hired to kill. He completes that task with typical cold-blooded efficiency. A month later, Joe Pickett is working to extricate his long abandoned […]

  • “Shots Fired” by C.J. Box

    “Shots Fired” by C.J. Box

    (Short Stories) Genre: Thriller / Mystery – Buy it! – “Shots Fired” is a selection of 10 widely varied short stories. It was interesting reading this book as I read one story and then I was done. Then I read another….done again. I loved them; short sweet and sometimes bittersweet. Below is a a very […]

  • Book Review: “Breaking Point” by C.J. Box

    Book Review:  “Breaking Point” by C.J. Box

    (Outstanding) In this, the 13th book in the Joe Pickett series, two EPA special agents are found dead on the property of Saddlestring resident, Butch Roberson. Before he knew what was happening, Joe wandered into Butch as he was checking water guzzlers in the wilderness.  They chatted, but, Butch did not seem right.  Joe just […]

  • Book Review: “Force of Nature” by C.J. Box

    Book Review: “Force of Nature” by C.J. Box

    (A Thriller) Genre:  Mystery…errr, Thriller! – “Force of Nature” is #12 in the Joe Pickett series. Spoiler:  From the end of the last book, Large Merle dies.  😦 Nate Romanowski helps three locals (one he recognizes as the Mad Archer from a few books ago) pull their drifting boat to shore.  They, stupidly, pull weapons […]

  • Book Review: “Free Fire” by C.J. Box

    Book Review: “Free Fire” by C.J. Box

    Genre: Mystery   —- SPOILER ALERT!  Do not read this until you have read the previous books —- Joe Pickett was fired from his game warden job in the last book and is now a ranch hand at his father-in-laws ranch. One day he sees a private jet landing at the Saddlestring Airport.  Turns out […]

  • “Out of Range” by C.J. Box

    “Out of Range” by C.J. Box

    — (Suicide…or Murder?) Genre:  Mystery – This is the fifth book in the Joe Pickett series. Game Warden Joe Pickett has to travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to fill in for Will Jensen who has just committed suicide. Leaving his family and arriving at Jackson Hole, Joe feels the pressure immediately.  Several people / groups […]

  • Book Review: “Trophy Hunt” by C.J. Box

    Book Review: “Trophy Hunt” by C.J. Box

    (Thrilling Read) Genre: Mystery — Fishing with his daughters, Wyoming Game Warden, Joe Pickett,  stumbles upon a dead moose. This moose had been dead for awhile, but, no predators have taken a bite. Very odd.  The moose was also mutilated in a very precise manner.  It’s face was removed (as if done with a surgeons […]