Vicious Circle

Vicious Circle

A Joe Pickett Novel

eBook - 2017
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"The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been able to strike a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April had been endangered, but he'd always wondered if there'd be a day of reckoning. He's not wondering any longer. Joe knows they're coming after him and his family now. Dallas Cates is out of prison, and even though his brother and father are dead and his mother wheelchair-bound in jail, he is a force full of malevolent power. Joe has his friend Nate Romanowski by his side, but will that be enough this time? All he can do is prepare. and wait for them to make the first move. But when it comes, it is in a way for which no amount of planning could have prepared him."--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: 2017.
ISBN: 9780698410077
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Subjects: Pickett, Joe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Enemies -- Fiction.
Game wardens -- Fiction.
Electronic books.
Wyoming -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction.

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Feb 08, 2019

I enjoy C J Box stories This one was excellent but should not be the first one you read as throughout the story he makes reference to early books and story lines. A very good read

Jan 07, 2019

CJ Box has become my favourite author and Joe Pickett my favourite character! The story is terrific and hard to put down. If you have not read any CJ Box - start with the first book in the Joe Pickett servies and prepare to be entertained!

Oct 20, 2017

This is another quality Joe Pickett novel by an excellent author. I'm disappointed that I've finished the series.

Sep 23, 2017

up to par.

Aug 10, 2017

I love the Joe Pickett series by CJ Box - but they are so much better listened to as an audiobook. I wish the Arapahoe Library District would get the entire collection on Playaway.

May 06, 2017

This series is excellent! Joe Pickett is a terrific character; he tries hard to do the right thing, and he frequently battles truly evil people. The last several books in this series could be one long book. I think that readers starting with this book would be lost. Instead, give yourself a treat and start at the beginning, as there is a lot of character development as well as many excellent plots. (This latest book is good, but there are better ones earlier in the series.) Enjoy!

May 05, 2017

This is the 16th book in the Joe Pickett series by C. J. Box - VICIOUS CIRCLE. Love his books and the Joe Pickett character. These books are modern western and set in Wyoming. Pickett is a state game warden and the books are all about six things: his family life (which starts out with his wife and three young daughters); game and fish management and enforcement (emphasis on the latter); other crimes he seems to stumble into; a close relationship he has with a Native American who is a former special ops figure; Wyoming wilderness, and the encounters he has with his own values and decisions related to the law and enforcing it. This book follows on those themes and if you like the Pickett books, this one will be another treat for sure! If you are new to the Picket novels, these books build on one another as time passes and his family grows up. So if that's the case, you might want to start with the first in the series, OPEN SEASON published in 2001 and go from there. Enjoy!

May 01, 2017

Another very good book by Box. He never fails to deliver.

Apr 20, 2017

Love C.J.Box's style of writing. Not many mystery writers out there which incorporate true concerns of our forests and rivers. This book seemed to stretch out , to to long to get to the action and the writing lacked its normal luster. C+

Apr 19, 2017

I love C.J. Box and not just because we went to the same college; go Pioneers! This is #17 in the life of game warden Joe Pickett. This time the past has come back to haunt, not only him, but his entire family. The Cates family won't give up easily and are steadfast in their need for revenge. Plenty of action and twists solidify this as a Box must-read.

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