In bestselling author C.J. Box's Back of Beyond, Cody Hoyt, although a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his friend Hank Winters turns up dead in a remote mountain cabin. At first it looks like the suicide of a man who’s fallen off the wagon, but Cody knows Hank better than that. As Cody digs deeper into the case, all roads lead to foul play. After years of bad behavior with his department, Cody in no position to be investigating a homicide. But he will stop at nothing to find out who murdered Hank. And why…
When clues found at the scene link the murderer to an outfitter leading tourists on a multiday wilderness horseback trip in Yellowstone National Park, Cody is desperate to get on the trail and stop the killer in his tracks. There’s only one catch: his own son, Justin, is among the tourists. Now, in one of the most remote places on earth, Cody must enter a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a ruthless enemy who seems to know his every move...and is hell-bent on destroying the only important thing in Cody’s life he has left.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from C.J. Box's mystery thriller Back of Beyond. The Edgar® Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author delivers a thriller about a troubled cop trying to save his son from a killer in Yellowstone.
Praise for the novels of New York Times bestselling author
C. J. Box
BACK OF BEYOND
“Once again, Box provides the complete suspense package.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A great creation.” —Houston Chronicle
“Grade A...page-flying suspense with superior character portrayal...a great adventure.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer
“A perfect introduction to the novels of C J Box.” —Petrona (UK)
“Tough, gripping...[with] atmospheric volatility.” —The Australian
“Sprawling, ambitious...palpably compelling.” —Publishers Weekly
“A taut tale...that hooks you.” —USA Today
“If Box isn’t already on your list, put him there.” —Toronto Globe and Mail
“The best of Box’s novels that I have read.”—Powerline
“A brand-new stand-alone thriller which may just clinch it for [Box].” —The Daily Mail (UK)