Books in Order
Name: Charles James Box
Born: 9 November, 1958
Place of birth: Casper, Wyoming, USA
Resides: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
First book: Open Season
Previous employment: reporter
Fun fact #1: in high school, he was the newspaper editor.
Fun fact #2: C. J. once worked as a fishing guide.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Barry Award
- Gumshoe Award
- Macavity Award
CJ Box Book List & Suggested Book Order
CJ Box Interview
C J discusses how he tries to experience all the things his hero must do in the Joe Pickett series of thrillers, including disposing of a body, so he knows whatever he asks his hero to do is actually possible.
CJ Box Biography
CJ Box was born on the 9th of November in 1958, which was a Sunday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that make him a Scorpio, which is one of the Water signs.
CJ was born in Casper, a city with a population of around 56,000 people, in Wyoming, a state in the mid-north of the United States of America and which, despite having some of the most rugged terrain on the continent (i.e. mountains and extinct volcanoes), when looked at on a map, it’s almost perfectly square. (It’s like the cartographer wasn’t even trying! I hope they didn’t pay him for that day’s work.) CJ’s father served in the army and then later became a teacher. CJ has three sisters. His family lived just down the road for the Cheney family – their son Dick went on to be the Vice President from 2001 to 2009. Later in life, CJ met Dick a number of times, though Dick admitted to never having read any of his books (his wife Lynne had though).
As a kid, CJ attended Kelly Walsh High School, in Casper, which is a moderate-sized school with around 1,800 pupils. It was here that CJ first showed an aptitude for…
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If you love CJ Box’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Joe Pickett series in order
- Joe Pickett short stories in order
- Cody Hoyt series in order
- a complete list of short stories & standalone novels
Why Read the CJ Box Joe Pickett Series in Order?
Born into the wide-open spaces of Wyoming in the 1950s, the heyday of the cowboy on both the big screen and the little screen, it's no shock that author CJ Box writes thrilling adventures set in America's wide-open spaces. In the Joe Pickett books, Joe is the central figure and features in no less than 17 novels (to date), many of which have placed on best seller lists and won numerous prestigious awards.
This CJ Box book list gives all the CJ Box books in chronological order, so lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as CJ intended.
So, if ever you've wondered about the CJ Box book order, or wanted to read the Joe Pickett novels in order, here's exactly what you need.