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Milt Gross Book Review: "Breaking Point" by C.J.Box
By Milt Gross
Dec 20, 2015 - 3:25:22 AM

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Breaking Point was one of the best murder mysteries I've read for a long time. C.J. Box, the author, has won several awards, and his books have been translated into 25 languages.
This 2014 book, Breaking Point, is the 13th book in a series of 13 Joe Pickett stories, Picket, a game warden, being the lead character.

Two Environmental Protection Agency personnel have been murdered, and authorities are looking for Butch Roberson as the killer, although he is not. Roberson is a friend of Pickett, who seeks him out to help him.

Pickett does help Roberson, who had said he was looking for elk in the mountains, and to shorten things up a whole lot, the story ends happily ever after following great outdoor adventure. The adventure not only includes the outdoors but a sharpshooter, who shoots the wrong person, and a host of federal employees.

Amazon.com charges $9.99 for both the paperback and Kindle Edition.

Box has written novels and short stories, including 15 about Joe Pickett. Box resides near Cheyenne, WY, of which state he is a native. He is a graduate of the University of Denver. He writes about the West, the country in which he was raised. In addition to the Joe Pickett series, Box has written a number of other novels, according to Wikipedia.

Breaking Point was published in 2013 by G.P Putnam's sons, New York.

If you're looking for great outdoor armchair adventure, grab this one.


Milt Gross can be reached for corrections, harassment, or other purposes at lesstraveledway@roadrunner.com.

Milton M. Gross Copyright 2015


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