In this new crime series by the bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series, former sheriff's investigator Cassie Dewell is trying to start her life over in private practice. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential—and shady—family.
C.J. Box’s latest thriller, The Bitterroots, follows a family that redefines the word dysfunctional ... Box is in top form here, gilding his reputation for finely crafted suspense novels of the New West—a place you wouldn’t necessarily want to live but that is endlessly intriguing to read about.
... another stunning, must-read thriller following one the genre’s best heroines ... The Bitterroots has plenty of twists and turns, as Box again shows his ability to keep readers guessing right up until the very end ... Box’s pacing is on point and, as always, he manages to make the setting—in this case, Montana—come to life in an intricate way that makes Bozeman feel more like a supporting character than just the story’s location ... Expertly plotted and filled with nonstop suspense, The Bitterroots is another stunner from C.J. Box, and a clear favorite for top crime thriller of the year.