C.J. Box’s New Joe Pickett Novel, “Open Range” — My Book Review

In Open Season, the 20th novel in C.J. Box’s series featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, Joe comes to the rescue when his old pal Nate Romanowski is accused of a series of sniper shootings.

The result is a fast-paced, tightly written crime novel that includes, among other things, an arrogant but incompetent local sheriff, a fatal grizzly bear attack, a famous movie director, an illegal prescription drugs racket, planted evidence, a love triangle, a renegade falconer, a kidnapping, several more shootings and a jail break.

The main plot, along with several subplots, is filled with so many twists and red herrings that Box keeps readers guessing almost to the end.

For the full text of my review for The Associated Press, please click here.




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