Brand: G.P. Putnam{s Sons

Product Code: 9780735211964

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Brief Description:
"It begins with a phone message: Tell Sherry April called. And suddenly Joe Pickett's family is shaken to the core. April, Pickett's foster daughter, was murdered six years ago. His daughter Sherry starts to believe there's a chance April is still alive. Joe, however, remains suspicious, especially when he discovers that the calls have been placed from locations where serious environmental crimes have occurred. And as the caller moves closer, unsettling questions are raised. Is this young girl April? Are Joe and his family the victims of a cruel hoax? And can they face the harrowing truth?"--Page 4 of cover.

Biographical Note:
C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series, five stand-alone novels, and the story collection Shots Fired. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and two Barry awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38 and a French Elle magazine literary award. His books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He and his wife Laurie split their time between their home and ranch in Wyoming.

Review Quotes:
Praise for Below Zero

"Murder well done...[A] sturdy series with Joe Pickett, a stand-up Wyoming game warden and all-around good guy."-- The New York Times Book Review

"Pickett [is] one of the most appealing men in popular fiction, a laid-back, good-natured guy until he's riled, and then you'd better look out."-- Chicago Tribune

"Wyoming's immense spaces make a fitting background for another tense thriller, with the iconic Devils Tower holding court over a frantic chase through the tangled roads of the Black Hills. Box's series is the gold standard in the Western mystery subgenre."-- Library Journal (starred review)

"Tightly written...Keeps the reader off balance with a series of plot twists as startling as anything on TV's 24."--Associated Press

More Praise for the C. J. Box and the Joe Pickett novels

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

"Picking up a new C. J. Box thriller is like spending quality time with family you love and have missed...It's a rare thriller series that has characters grow and change. An exciting reading experience for both loyal fans as well as newcomers."--Associated Press

"Box is a master."-- The Denver Post

"Box knows what readers expect and delivers it with a flourish."-- Cleveland Plain Dealer

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

"Riveting...[A] skillfully crafted page-turner."-- People

"Will keep you on the edge of your seat."-- The Philadelphia Enquirer

Publisher Marketing:
In this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, a voice from the past has a chilling effect on Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett and his family...

Six years ago, Joe Pickett's foster daughter, April, was murdered. Now, someone is leaving phone messages claiming to be the dead girl. As his family struggles with the disturbing event, he discovers that the calls have been placed from locations where serious environmental crimes have occurred. And as the phone calls grow closer, so does the danger...

Review Citations:
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert 02/01/2009 pg. 52 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 04/15/2009 pg. 4 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2009 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 04/15/2009 pg. 89 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Publishers Weekly 04/20/2009 pg. 25 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • People Weekly 06/08/2009 pg. 46 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover)
  • New York Times Book Review 06/21/2009 pg. 18 (EAN 9780399155758, Hardcover)