Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country

Author(s): C. J. Box

Fiction - Crime

International bestseller C.J. Box has been consistently hailed for his brilliant storytelling and his extraordinary skills at creating character, suspense, and a deep sense of place. All of those strengths can be found in the ten riveting stories - three of them written especially for this book - that make up SHOTS FIRED. In 'One-Car Bridge,' one of four Joe Pickett stories, Pickett goes up against a 'plain mean' landowner, with disastrous consequences, and in 'Shots Fired,' his investigation into the radio call of the title nearly ends up being the last thing he ever does. In 'Pirates of Yellowstone,' two Eastern Europeans, strangers in a strange land, hear that American tough guys can be ruthless, but it's not till they try strong-arming one that they discover the real truth of the statement; and in 'Le Sauvage Noble,' a Lakota Indian takes a job in the Wild West Show at Disneyland Paris and finds its perks to be pleasant - good wages, decent food, and French women who find his 'noble savage' act to be pretty exotic - that is, until he meets Sophie. Then he finds out what 'savage' really means. "

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C.J. BOX is the winner of the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, and is an Edgar Award and L.A. Times Book Prize finalist. He lives in Wyoming.

General Fields

  • : 9781781852828
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : 0.278
  • : May 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : C. J. Box
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : 288