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Shadows Reel
03 Mar 2022 * EBOOK * £7.99 * 9781803283906

The new thriller in the Joe Pickett series. Wyoming Game Warden Joe and his wife Marybeth make discoveries that put the Pickett family in the crosshairs of a killer.

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 368 pages
Exclusive: GB AU NZ IN ZA SG   Not for sale: CA US
Also in Joe Pickett series
Shadows ReelJoe Pickett, 22by C.J. Box

In the new Joe Pickett thriller from C.J. Box, stories from the past spell danger in the present...

When game warden Joe Pickett is called out to a poaching incident just before Thanksgiving, it turns out to be far more sinister: a local man has been brutally tortured and murdered.

Meanwhile, Joe's wife Marybeth receives a sinister package at work: the photo album of an infamous Nazi. A Wyoming soldier took Hitler's personal photo album during the dying days of World War II. But who took the second book – and why reveal it now?

When a second murder occurs, Joe and Marybeth face a race against time: how will they solve the mystery before someone targets them... or their girls?

Meanwhile Joe's associate, falconer Nate Romanowski, hunts the man who attacked his wife. Nate soon swoops in for the kill – and a stunning final showdown.

Reviews for C.J. Box:

'Another superbly crafted tale.' Mystery Scene
'The king of contemporary crime fiction set in the West.' Publishers Weekly
'A masterful storyteller who writes sublimely.' Irish Independent

C.J. Box is the author of twenty-two Joe Pickett novels, five stand-alone novels, and a story collection. He has won Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38. He has been a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, and his books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. A Wyoming native, Box has also worked on a ranch and as a small-town newspaper reporter and editor. He lives outside Cheyenne with his family. Follow him on @cjboxauthor cjbox.net

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award-winner, US sales going from strength to strength.

Box is translated into 27 languages and has sold over 500,000 copies in the UK.

Book 22 in the successful and very well-reviewed Joe Pickett series which has been made into a well-received TV show.

MARKET: Michael Connelly; Lee Child; Jeffery Deaver.


'With two storylines, one a complete mystery, and one a race to locate the outlaw Soledad, this is a compelling read. On the one side a fascinating mystery that dates back to World War 2, and on the other, a fast-paced chase as Nate hunts the man who stole from him and beat his wife' Promoting Crime Fiction

'[A] stylish modern western' Daily Mail

PRAISE FOR C.J. BOX:
'Box is the king of contemporary crime fiction set in the West' Publishers Weekly starred review, on Wolf Pack.
'One of his most tightly wound tales, with more thrills than a snowy road on a steep mountain and more authority than the governor of Wyoming' Kirkus Reviews, on Wolf Pack.
'A masterful storyteller who writes sublimely' Irish Independent.
'Box's sparse and pragmatic prose is the perfect complement to the wilderness vistas Pickett knows like the back of his hand. This is terrific reading entertainment, as riveting as it is relentless' Providence Journal, on Dark Sky.
'It's an intense and gripping story, set in wild, mountainous country vividly described by Box'
Journal Inquirer, on Dark Sky

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