#1 New York Times–bestselling writer C. J. Box returns with a thrilling new novel, featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett.

She was gone. Joe Pickett had good reason to dislike Dallas Cates, even if he was a rodeo champion, and now he has even more—Joe’s eighteen-year-old daughter, April, has run off with him.

And then comes even worse news: The body of a girl has been found in a ditch along the highway—alive, but just barely, the victim of blunt force trauma. It is April, and the doctors aren’t sure if she’ll recover. Cates denies having anything to do with it—says she ran away from him, too—and there’s evidence that points to another man. But Joe knows in his gut who’s responsible. What he doesn’t know is the kind of danger he’s about to encounter. Cates is bad enough, but Cates’s family is like none Joe has ever met before.

Joe’s going to find out the truth, even if it kills him. But this time, it just might.

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The reviews are in...

"We all know by now CJ Box is one hell of a safe pair of hands and entertainment of the crime novel variety doesn’t come smoother than this. A huge thumb’s up from us."



"Just be warned: once you start “Endangered,” your reading time may be out of control."

Rockdale Citizen


"It’s great entertainment if you want get fully absorbed in a novel or have nothing else important to accomplish."

Lansing State Journal


"Just be warned: Once you start, your reading time may be out of control."

Mytrle Beach Sun News


“Box just gets everything right: The characters, the dialogue, the building of suspense.”

90.1 WABE Atlanta


"...a thriller that is impossible to put down."

Curled Up with a Good Book


"Wonderful stuff."

The Day


"Box consistently combines plot and character development with near-poetic setting descriptions to present what is one of the best ongoing series in any genre. ENDANGERED is the latest example of this."

Book Reporter


"...a tightly coiled plot that springs with surprise after surprise."



"One of the appeals of Box' series is his emphasis on family."

The Denver Post

"Once again, Box delivers a winner..."

Cleveland Plain Dealer


"...an expertly penned thriller, a page-turner punctuated with moments of real emotion." 

Written by Sime


"The nonstop action, intermingling plotlines, and the return of familiar characters all mesh into a breathless, roller-coaster ride of sheer suspense and entertainment."

Library Journal


"...carefully constructed plot building to a breathless, thrilling end."



"One of Joe's best."

Kirkus Reviews

"...a really great all-action read with enough fact to make it realistic and enough action to satisfy the most demanding reader."

Crime Review UK