Endangered

Endangered

A Joe Pickett Novel

Large Print - 2015
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"When Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett's eighteen-year-old ward runs away with Dallas Cates and then is found in a ditch barely alive, Joe believes Cates is responsible. But Cates claims that she ran away from him too and evidence points to another man. Joe is determined to find the truth, even if it kills him"--
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781628995404
1628995408
Branch Call Number: LPM BOX, C.
Characteristics: 447 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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wongsokguan
Mar 26, 2018

I love the Joe Pickett series. I whipped through these books so fast because I can't wait to read what comes next. I was hooked from the first book on.

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BronwynEchols
Oct 29, 2016

As usual with Box's Joe Pickett series, "Endangered" is a very good read and captures well the Wyoming setting. However, in this book, as in other Joe Pickett novels of recent vintage, the background anti-federal-government stuff is somewhat over the top and offensive. Governor Rulon's rant about the federal endangered-species and coal-/oil-extraction policies is way too over the top, and it's feeling as if Box is using his novels as a soapbox to promote a (destructive) interior-western view of things without giving due credit to the opposing viewpoint. If the next novel is as polemical as this one, I'm giving up on him.

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nannerl
Oct 05, 2016

Well written and compelling storyline. However, there's a bit too much matter-of-fact killing of wildlife for this anti- "hunting as a sport" city girl.

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TeresaWBrown
Jul 27, 2016

Listened this time while commuting. Good story and very good narrator, David Chandler, who I will listen to again.

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rsolin
Oct 11, 2015

I'm a big fan of this series, but the villains in this one seem awfully contrived. Still worth a read.

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Doris527
Oct 08, 2015

A few twists and turns that I did not see coming. Ending was unexpected but tied up things nicely. A good read in my opinion..

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sandraperkins
Sep 04, 2015

This whole series is excellent! It really captures the flavor of rural Wyoming, and the characters are great. Game Warden Joe Pickett is a good man who always tries to do the right thing, even when it is not advantageous to his career. I really enjoyed this latest book, but it is important to read this series in order. If you like mysteries with good characters, you will like this series.

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Zoelexi777
Aug 09, 2015

This is the second Joe Pickett novel I've read and they are quite enjoyable. I like his character. I'll be looking for more.

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debbyostberg
Jul 11, 2015

Good story. Held my attention throughout the story. Worth a read.

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LoveChild60
Jun 30, 2015

Just finished my first C.J. Box novel. In the beginning, I was so bored but decided to give it some time. So glad I did. It got A LOT better, and by the time I'd reached the final part, I was nearly ripping the pages to get them turned. I will definitely read more of his writings. A must read, just please give it time, it WILL get better.

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