C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four novels including the Joe Pickett series.
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.