C. J. Box

C.J. Box is the winner of the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, the Edgar Award and an L.A. Times Book Prize finalist. His novels are US bestsellers and have been translated into 21 languages. Box lives with his family outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Visit his website at


A fabulous debut - a great crime novel and a great modern-day western rolled into one. All the elements are here: a tremendous sense of Wyoming's scenic grandeur, vivid characters, and a high-stakes plot that moves like a rifle bullet.
Lee Child

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

Joe doesn't let us down...exhilerating
New York Times on FREE FIRE

The gold standard... addictive
Library Journal for BELOW ZERO

I read one book and then hunted out four more... Box has it all
Toronto Globe and Mail

An absolute must
Kirkus Reviews * For OUT OF RANGE

The award-winning crime writer is making a definitive landing in the UK this year... Box certainly keeps the action ticking.
Time Out

One of the best thrillers of the year... C.J. Box owes me a night's sleep!
Tess Gerritsen

An unusual, intelligent thriller that resonates long after the last page is turned
George Pelacanos

A first-rate thriller. Don't miss it!
T. Jefferson Parker

A non-stop thrill ride... that has you rooting for the characters every step of the way
Harlan Coben

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

Relentless. C.J. Box sucked me in with good cops, bad cops, and missing money, then blind-sided me with unexpected twists and surprises in this novel of clashing cultures and dark secrets. Box delivers the goods!
Robert Crais

In the crowded field of crime fiction, C.J. Box has quickly established himself as an original voice... Box is exploring new territory. He is fresh, captivating, and has something to say
Michael Connelly

CJ Box has delivered another cracking thriller packed with suspense
Daily Mirror

Gripping and expertly constructed
Sunday Times

Utterly irresistible... one of the most talented thriller writers at work today and it's obvious the fulsome praise on the jacket from such luminaries as Harlan Coben and Tess Gerritsen is fully justified.
Daily Express

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

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

Reinforces Box's status as a first-class talent
Publishers Weekly

[A] jaunty and thought-provoking novel
New York Times

Picturesque detailing, admirable prose, and agitating suspense
Library Journal

Riveting... Box weaves in a history that gives the action a rich context... harrowing
USA Today