Joe Pickett is a series of novels by American author C.J. Box. Joe Pickett is not an action hero, but rather a Wyoming game warden who just wants to do the right thing. In order to perfect the character, C.J. Box has ridden with Wyoming game wardens in order to experience the life of a game warden.

C.J. Box started the Joe Pickett series in 2001 with Open Season. Box won several awards for that novel, including Best First Novel. Ever since 2001, Box has written a Joe Pickett novel every year for a total of 12 books thus far. Below is the order of when the Joe Pickett novels were first published:

Publication Order of Joe Pickett Books


Open Season(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Savage Run(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winterkill(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trophy Hunt(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of Range(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Plain Sight(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Free Fire(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Trail(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Below Zero(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nowhere to Run(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Wind(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Force of Nature(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breaking Point(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stone Cold(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Joe Pickett Short Stories


Dull Knife(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Master Falconer(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Joe Pickett Collections


Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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