He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, two Barry Awards, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction.  He was recently awarded the 2016 Western Heritage Award for Literature by the National Cowboy Museum and the Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Best Contemporary Novel. The novels have been translated into 27 languages and have been optioned for film and television. Millions of copies of his books have been sold in the U.S. alone.


Newest Release 

Cj Box's newest novel, Paradise Valley

#1 New York Times–bestselling author C. J. Box is back and this time it’s Cassie vs. The Lizard King in the ultimate finish to The Highway Quartet.

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CJ and his lab, Daisy

CJ and his lab, Daisy

A collection of news and interviews with C.J. Box, from on-line and printed sources around the world.

News & Interviews


C.J. Box is always traveling for events, panels, and book signings.

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Special Release!

The Battle of the Sexes Just Got Thrilling!

In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller FaceOff, twenty-two of the world’s most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology.

MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist:  gender.  Eleven of the world’s best female thriller writers from Diana Gabaldon to Charlene Harris are paired with eleven of the world’s best male thriller writers, including John Sandford, C. J. Box, and Nelson DeMille.  The stories are edited by #1 New York Timesbestselling author Lee Child and features Lee Coburn and Joe Pickett in “Honor &,” by Sandra Brown and C. J. Box.