'One of the most talented thriller writers at work today.'
Ten stories from international bestseller C.J. Box, full of dark deeds and dangerous impulses.
In 'Shots Fired', one of four Joe Pickett stories, Joe's investigation into a radio call threatens to become his last.
In 'Pirates of Yellowstone', two Eastern Europeans, strangers in a strange land, find our just how ruthless American tough guys can be.
In 'Le Sauvage Noble', a Lakota Indian takes a job at Disneyland Paris acting the 'noble savage' until he meets a woman who shows him what savage really means.
These gripping tales are proof, once again, of why Box is a force to be reckoned with.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
17 Jul 2014 * 288pp * £5.99 * 9781781852835
'I love Joe Pickett'
'Solid-gold A-list must-read'
'If like me, you've followed C.J. Box through the years, then this is like a rich dessert of all sorts beautifully packed and captured among the pages of this little book'
Bestselling Crime Thrillers
'International bestseller C.J. Box has been consistently hailed for his brilliant storytelling and his extraordinary skills at creating character, suspense, and a deep sense of place. All these strengths can be found in these ten stories – the perfect introduction to one of America's greatest crime writers'
Thrillers 4 u
'The quality of this collection demonstrates Box's skills as a storyteller: his economy, his pacing, and ability to create interest have all the hallmarks of a master at work. This volume may be a good appetiser for those unfamiliar with his full-length novels'
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