Tag: C.J. Box

2017 Reads, Books

Where My September Reads Took Me – Part I

Where My First Three Reads in September Took Me..... Ok so now that we are eight days into October I think it's about time that I took you on a little trip. On the trip we will visit the places I was taken by the books that t I read in September. New Orleans - Night of the Living Demon Slayer - Angie Fox Our first stop is New Orleans, which was the location of  the seventh adventure of Demon Slayer Lizzie Brown chronicled in Night of the Living Demon Slayer. The adventure was put to paper by Angie Fox....

Books, Mysteries

Vicious Circle – Joe Pickett vs. the Cates Family Part 2 – C.J.Box

Vicious Circle - C.J.Box (Joe Pickett # 17)   Earlier in the week, I finished Vicious Circle the latest book In the Joe Pickett series from C.J.Box. It's the seventeenth book chronicling the adventures of Joe and his family. Like all of the books in the series. It's a great read. If you are unfamiliar with the series, Joe Pickett is a game warden living in Saddlestring Wyoming. Joe has a way of being in the wrong place at the wrong time which makes for many exciting adventures and the loss of a lot of government trucks.g Typically, somewhere along the...

2016 Reads, Mysteries

Off the Grid – C.J. Box

Off the Grid - C; J  Box  - (Joe Pickett #16) Soon after finishing The Hunting Wind by Steve Hamilton, I received notice that C J Box's new novel Off the Grid was available for pick-up at the library. So I hurried over to the library and then I came home and quickly devoured the book! Yes, Off the Grid, book 16 in the Joe Pickett series is a good one! I finished Endangered book 15 in the series last April and it took me a little while to remember what happened in that one but Box as always kept...

2015 Reads, Mysteries

Badlands – C.J. Box

Badlands - C.J. Box - Cassie Dewell Book #2   After finishing Windigo Island, I read Badlands from C.J,Box. Box is the author of the Joe Pickett series, another of my favorite series.During his career Box has written several outstanding standalone thrillers A while back The Highway one of the standalones features Detectives Cody Hoyt and Cassie Dewell. and a terrific villain the Lizard King, A long-distance trucker who preys on the women who service long distance truckers a rest stops along the nation's highway. The women are known as "lot lizards". Badlands is book two in the Cassie Dewell...

2015 Reads, Mystery Series

The Highway – C.J.Box Another Winner from Box!

C.J. Box - The Highway -Cody Hoyt #2 - Cassie Dewell #1   Last week I saw that C.J.Box would be releasing a new box on the 28th of this month titled Badlands. The book is the sequel to his release The Highway. Now I am a fan of C.J Box's work and have read all but one of one of the Joe Pickett novels  and why I never finished Cold Wind, I really can't say, but I have stayed away from The Highway. Why? Again, I can't say, But with the second book of this Cassie Dewell series coming out,...

2015 Reads, Mysteries

Endangered – C. J. Box

Endangered - C.J.Box - Joe Pickett Series # 15   Stealing an idea for a friend of Goodreads, I am going to start this review with the first paragraph of Endangered the latest Joe Pickett novel from C.J. Box.... When Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett received the call every parent dreads, he was standing knee-high in thick sagebrush, counting the carcasses of sage grouse. He was up to twenty-one That simple paragraph sets the stage for the whole book and tells the new reader a lot about Joe Pickett. For those who don't know Joe it lets you know that he...