BOOKS

Winterkill

C. J. Box

RRP: £8.99

1 April 2011

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9781848878020

RRP: £6.49

1 April 2011

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9780857891846

It’s an hour away from darkness, a bitter winter storm is raging, and 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 draws his bowstring – with Joe as his prey…

REVIEWS

One of today's solid-gold A-list must-read writersLee Child

One of the most talented thriller writers at work today.
Daily Express

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett 'strides in big boots over the ruggedly gorgeous landscape of C.J. Box's outdoor mysteries
New York Times Book Review

Packed with a huge punch
Denver Post

Winterkill proves that Box... is one of the best new voices in the mystery game. [It's] a full-fledged thriller, Wyoming style
Rocky Mountain News

Winterkill will keep you on the edge of your seat as Box ratchets up the suspense and surprises
Philadelphia Inquirer

Exquisite descriptions... [Box's] story moves smoothly and suspensefully to the showdown
The Washington Post

Box proves he knows how to make every storm into a story
Houston Chronicle

Well-crafted... builds to a violent climax
USA Today

A superb mystery series
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