Joe Pickett - C. J. Box

Joe Pickett

By C. J. Box

  • Release Date: 2024-02-06
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 34 Ratings)


The #1 New York Times–bestselling author shares the origin story of his infamous game warden character, Joe Pickett, as he investigates a local poachers attack.

Since his first appearance in Open Season, Wyoming gamekeeper Joe Pickett has solved all sorts of mysteries. But now his daughter, Sheridan, would like to solve the mystery that is her father . . .

The Pickett family is gathered around the table for Thanksgiving dinner when they’re interrupted by a telephone call. Poachers struck a nearby ranch, and a suspicious red truck was seen driving away. Before Joe leaves to investigate, Sheridan persuades him to let her tag along. After the two depart, Sheridan reveals her true intention: she is writing a school essay about her father.

In this enlightening and heartwarming tale, Sheridan discovers the man behind the game warden, from his childhood, growing up with his parents and brother, to what motivated his career choice and more.

Don’t miss the Joe Pickett series now on Paramount+.

Praise for #1 New York Times–bestselling author C. J. Box and the Joe Pickett Mysteries

“One of today’s solid-gold, A-list, must-read writers.” —Lee Pace

“C. J. Box is a great storyteller.” —Tony Hillerman, Edgar Award–winning author of Dance Hall of the Dead

“Box has established a terrific cast of Western characters. . . . When it comes to western contemporary thrillers with intriguing characters, no one does it better than Box.” —The Columbus Dispatch

“Fans of this outstanding series will know better than to place their money against Joe.” —Kirkus Reviews