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Book Recommendation: Paradise Valley by C. J. Box

Book Recommendation: Paradise Valley by C. J. Box


Paradise Valley (2017) is the latest crime novel featuring investigator Cassie Dewell by The New York Times bestselling American author C. J. Box. This is a fast reading book and I recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his many books.


Books by C. J. Box


Goodreads Review of Paradise Valley

"A riveting new novel from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar-Award winning author.

She almost caught him once. Now, he’s back.

For three years, Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as the Lizard King whose hunting grounds are the highways and truck stops where runaways and prostitutes are most likely to vanish. Cassie almost caught him...once.

Working for the Bakken County, North Dakota sheriff's department, Cassie has set what she believes is the perfect trap and she has lured him and his truck to a depot. But the plan goes horribly wrong, and the blame falls on Cassie. Disgraced, she loses her job and investigation into her role is put into motion.

At the same time, Kyle Westergaard, a troubled kid whom Cassie has taken under her wing, has disappeared after telling people that he’s going off on a long-planned adventure. Kyle's grandmother begs Cassie to find him and, with nothing else to do, Cassie agrees—all the while hunting the truck driver.

Now Cassie is a lone wolf. And in the same way that two streams converge into a river, Kyle's disappearance may have a more sinister meaning than anyone realizes. With no allies, no support, and only her own wits to rely on, Cassie must take down a killer who is as ruthless as he is cunning. But can she do it alone, without losing her own humanity or her own life?"


Paradise Valley (The Highway Quartet, #4)


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Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

Sounds like a riveting novel one could not put down easily.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale (Keller Williams 414-525-0563) 6 months ago

Good morning Roy. Your library card must be wearing out! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) 6 months ago

Good morning Roy.  I hope to have some more time to read soon, so I can start catching up on my reading list.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 6 months ago


That sounds like a real nail biter Roy.  I will put it on our list.  Thank you.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 6 months ago

It sounds like a good thriller, Roy. I haven't rbeen pead a book in over a month. It's a shame. I have preparing to teach all types of training classes and it is taking all my spare time and more.

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Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

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