Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two cases to contend with, both of them lethal, in the electrifying new novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. Three British executives, all women, never came home from the high-end guest ranch they were visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Pickett knows that happens sometimes--these ranches are stocked with handsome young cowboys, and "ranch romances" aren't uncommon. But three disappearances? That's too many.At the same time, with the help of his friend Nate Romanowski, he's been called to investigate the killings of several bald and golden eagles--a serious federal crime. The more he investigates both cases, the more someone wants him to go away. Is it because of the missing woman or the dead eagles? Or are they somehow connected? The answers, when they come, will be even worse than he'd imagined....
|Title||:||The Disappeared (Joe Pickett #18)|
|Number of Pages||:||388 pages|
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The Disappeared (Joe Pickett #18) Reviews
THE EFFECT OF SELF-ABSORPTION
The book, revolves, loosely, around three things: the disappearance of a tourist, a wind farm and the underground problems of even "green" energy, and Wyoming politics.
First, the politics and energy are inter-related in Wyoming.
This author obviously watches Wyoming politics, and he understands, sees, the reality. Wyoming is ranked read last for government transparency, and may, as a result, be kind of high in government corruption. It's hard to say. I find his gover ...more
I tried to make this one last a little bit. Now I have to wait another year for the next Joe Pickett tale. and this one ended a little abruptly! I hope Mr. Box will tie some stuff together a the beginning of the next story. I love Joe's relationship with his family, but especially with his oldest daughter, Sheridan. She figures quite heavily in this story of a missing English woman, furious falconers (yes...Nate is in this one, too), corrupt government and a huge wind farm. Whew...that's quite a ...more
C.J. Box wrote a very suspenseful book. It was hard to put it down.
#18 in the Joe Pickett series. Author Box has served up an above average entry in this 2018 addition to the WY game warden series. Joe is his usual dependable, hard working character and this time out has substantial help from daughter Sheridan and friend Nate Romanowski, and interesting new characters Bartender Kim Miler and lumber mill owner Jeb Pryor. I don't know that author Box had Donald Trump in mind when writing about new Governor Colter Allen, but I couldn't get Trump out of my mind whi ...more
Having read most books by CJ Box, I can't really get my head around the Grand Canyon size literary gap between his absolutely riveting 4 book "Highway Quartet" and the evolution of the Joe Picket series. I like Joe, Nate and Joe's family but the slow pace and Southern Wyoming winter atmospherics thinned the action of the plot. Very disappointing.
I was very disappointed by the previous novel of the series .. The series of Joe Pickett is decidedly very uneven, since with this 18th adventure of Joe we return to fundamentals: a winter survey in a corner of Wyoming that we had not yet explored in the company of the game warden.
There is a lot of rhythm, suspense, we do not dwell more than necessary on the bad guys, Nate is present but remains almost all along in a probable register, the usual themes (ecology, corruption) are well treated. She ...more
First Sentence: Wylie Frye was used to smelling of smoke and that was long before he became a criminal of sorts.
Wyoming’s new governor wants Game Warder Joe Pickett to find a wealthy CEO and Englishwoman who disappeared after staying at the dude ranch where Joe’s daughter, Sheridan, works. Joe’s friend, master falconer Nate Romanowski, want Joe to find out why the falconers can no longer hunt with eagles in spite of having valid permits. Joe wants to know why the Game Warden seems to have disapp ...more
Joe Pickett gets tabbed to investigate the disappearance of British female executives from a dude ranch and the deaths of bald and golden eagles. Of course, he's hamstrung by government authorities above the local level, and victimized by his mother-in-law's nastiest trick yet. His friend, Nate Romanowski the falconer with a Wyoming Express hand cannon in a shoulder rig helps. But you just know beneath his stumbling appearance, Joe is ahead of the game.
Despite uncharacteristic plot weaknesses - ...more