Winterkill is C. J Box's third novel featuring Joe Pickett. Open Season, Box's stunning debut, was a New York Times notable book and won the prestigious Anthony Award, the Barry Award, and the Macavity Award, as well as nominations for the Edgar Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. His second novel Savage Run, scored high praise from the New York Times Book Review, People, and USA Today. A Wyoming native, Box has worked as a ranch hand, a surveyor, a fishing guide and a small-town newspaper reporter and editor. He is the president and CEO of Rocky Mountain International Corporation and lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming with his wife and their three daughters.