In the crosshairs, no one is safe. In the new Joe Pickett novel, the Wyoming game warden must investigate an attempted assassination on his own turf… Wyoming’s Twelve Sleep County is shaken when a would-be assassin takes aim at a local judge. Their shot narrowly misses, severely wounding the judge’s wife. All local law enforcement officers – including game warden Joe Pickett – are called in to track down the shooter. The shot appears to have been taken from an almost impossible distance. Inevitably, the Feds’ first suspect is ex-special forces operative, Nate Romanowski. The only way Joe will be able to prove his friend’s innocence is by finding the real shooter. Meanwhile, a startling grizzly attack in the next county draws Joe across the border to join the rescue efforts. But something in the victim’s account isn’t adding up, and Joe suspects all is not as it appears… Beset by threats both man-made and natural, Joe Pickett must go to great lengths to keep his loved ones safe and solve an impossible crime in the riveting new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box.
About the Author
C.J. Box is the author of nineteen Joe Pickett novels, five stand-alone novels, and a story collection. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38, and has been a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist. 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. His books have been translated into twenty-seven languages.