A gripping read from C.J. Box, author of the Joe Pickett and Cassie Dewell series, now adapted into the hit TV shows Joe Pickett and Big Sky.
It's an hour away from darkness, a bitter winter storm is raging, and Wyoming Game Warden Joe Pickett is deep in the forest edging Battle Mountain, shotgun in his left hand, his truck's steering wheel handcuffed to his right — and Lamar Gardiner's arrow-riddled corpse splayed against the tree in front of him.
Lamar's murder and the sudden onslaught of the snowstorm warn: get off the mountain. But Joe knows this episode is far from over. Somewhere in the dense timber, a killer is drawing his bowstring — with Joe as his prey…
Reviews for Winterkill
'A superb mystery series with an urgent message for troubled times.' Bill Ott, Booklist
'Box keeps the suspense high through a final showdown.' South Florida Sun-Sentinel
'Recommended, especially for fans of Nevada Barr and Tony Hillerman.' Library Journal