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4.00123915737299 out of 54.00123915737299 out of 54.00123915737299 out of 54.00123915737299 out of 54.00123915737299 out of 5 4.00 (1,614 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: C. J. Box Narrator: David Chandler Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Joe Pickett Series Release Date:
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It’s Joe Pickett’s last week as a temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won’t let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. What awaits him is like something out of an old campfire tale, except this story is all too real—and all too deadly.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Ranks with his best…[Readers] won’t know what hit them.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Box inexorably builds Joe’s harrowing personal quest into a complex meditation on human greed and government corruption. A lone black wolf, possibly Box’s symbol for the wilderness within and without the human soul, tracks Joe throughout this terrible, beautiful tale of courage and compassion and culpability.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “This stellar novel combines harrowing adrenaline rushes with complex morality.”

    People (4 stars)

  • “It’s great to see the usual Box strengths—exhilarating landscapes, high adventure, thrilling suspense, surprising moral quandaries—done to a turn.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Intense…well-structured…a perfect choice.”

    Library Journal

  • “Box really knows how to create a complex situation, add suspense, and then twist the tale with surprises that make for an intense and satisfying read.”

    Denver Post

  • “A skillful writer…wily surprises…thoroughly entertaining.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • Selected for the April 2010 Indie Next List
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • One of the 2010 Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books for Mysteries
  • A 2011 Barry Award Nominee for Best Novel

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Martha | 2/17/2014

    " I love Joe Pickett books, not even so much for the mystery part of the books, but feeling like you know about his family and his concerns along the way. He is a very human protagonist. This story about two brothers who have been completely mistreated by the government and others in power seems a bit more political in its message, but is very readable nevertheless. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Chris | 2/16/2014

    " Another government plot to bilk the common ordinary citizen out of their property uncovered by Joe Pickett with murder and mayhem the outcome. Interesting twist for Yoopers; the bad guys were from the U.P. of Michigan. Some were portrayed as the typical Yooper redneck gone criminal because of the government, while others were simply hired baddies. Of course, they went bad because of chronicaly bad economy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tim Niland | 2/12/2014

    " Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is on horseback patrol in a remote mountainous section of the state when he comes across a lone man fishing in a secluded lake. Citing him for fishing without a license sets in motion a string of events he can scarcely imagine. Soon Pickett is in a fight for his life against two fugitive bothers hiding out in the remote wilderness. Barely escaping with his life, he is forced to return to the wilderness to try to learn the fate of a young woman who went missing years before and learn her connection to the brothers. This was a fast paced and well written story, with Box's descriptions of the rugged mountain territory both vivid and inspiring. What was particularly interesting about this story was his incorporation of some political issues that have been gripping the country like the role of government in society and individual liberty vs. law and order. Box doesn't take one side or the other, but presents a convincing story about divergent views about the nature of liberty and personal freedom. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by big hiker 2 | 2/10/2014

    " Another winner by C.J.Box. I have read all of his books and love them all. Great author. "

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