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How to read C.J. Box books in order

Cliff Weitzman
By Cliff Weitzman Dyslexia & Accessibility Advocate, CEO/Founder of Speechify in Books in Order on April 11, 2023

    Joe Pickett short stories

    In 2021, Paramount Television Studios began production of a ten-episode television adaption of Box’s Joe Pickett novels featuring actor Michael Dorman as Joe Pickett. Open Season, Blue Heaven, Nowhere to Run, and The Highway have been optioned for film and television, the latter being adapted into the television drama series Big Sky. If you are interested in the Joe Pickett series, your best bet is to check out the collections.

    Dull Knife (2005)

    A chilling short story of death and retribution featuring Joe Pickett.

    The Master Falconer (2011)

    Both old and new dramatic short stories of justice.

    Cody Hoyt/Cassie Dewell Books

    • Back of Beyond (2011)
    • The Highway (2013)
    • Badlands (2015)
    • Paradise Valley (2017)
    • The Bitterroots (2019)
    • Treasure State (2022)

    Standalone novels

    • Blue Heaven (2007)
    • Three Weeks to Say Goodbye (2008)
    • Pronghorns of the Third Reich (2012)

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    Cliff Weitzman
    Cliff Weitzman

    Cliff Weitzman is a dyslexia advocate and the CEO and founder of Speechify, the #1 text-to-speech app in the world, totaling over 100,000 5-star reviews and ranking first place in the App Store for the News & Magazines category. In 2017, Weitzman was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for his work making the internet more accessible to people with learning disabilities. Cliff Weitzman has been featured in EdSurge, Inc., PC Mag, Entrepreneur, Mashable, among other leading outlets.