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The Highway (2013)

by C. J. Box

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Series: Cassie Dewell (1), Cody Hoyt (2), Highway Quartet (2)

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Fiction. Mystery. Thriller. HTML:

The inspiration for the new ABC series Big Sky.
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel, the New York Times bestselling author of Back of Beyond and Breaking Point and the creator of the Joe Pickett series is back.
"If CJ Box isn't already on your list, put him there." â?? USA Today
When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them again. The girlsâ??and their carâ??simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long stretch of sobriety. Convinced by his son and his former rookie partner, Cassie Dewell, he begins the drive south to the girls' last known location. As Cody makes his way to the lonely stretch of Montana highway where they went missing, Cassie discovers that Gracie and Danielle Sullivan aren't the first girls who have disappeared in this area. This majestic landscape is the hunting ground for a killer whose viciousness is outmatched only by his intelligence. And he might not be working alone. Time is running out for Gracie and Danielle...Can Cassie overcome her doubts and lack of experience and use her innate skill? Can Cody Hoyt battle his own demons and find this killer before another victim vanishes on the highway<
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  BooksInMirror | Feb 19, 2024 |
HATED THIS BOOK!
Normally I love C. J. Box. but this book left a sour feeling in the pit of stomach. My recommendation is to just skip it ( )
  Fish_Witch | Jul 4, 2023 |
Well written crime cop story but gave me nightmares . ( )
  KTSutton | Jun 9, 2023 |
I was very MEH on this. It had one shock twist but otherwise I just didn't like it much. ( )
  infjsarah | Feb 5, 2023 |
It’s my fault. I shouldn’t read books involving kidnapped girls as a plot device. ( )
  NancyinA2 | Feb 3, 2022 |
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Be self-controlled, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. -1 Peter 5:8
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For my daughters, Molly, Becky, and Roxanne... and Laurie, always
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Lewis and Clark County, Montana Sheriff's Department Investigator Cassandra Dewell winced when a pair of headlights broke over a rise onto a long treeless bench into the foothills of the Big Belt Mountains north of Helena.
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Fiction. Mystery. Thriller. HTML:

The inspiration for the new ABC series Big Sky.
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel, the New York Times bestselling author of Back of Beyond and Breaking Point and the creator of the Joe Pickett series is back.
"If CJ Box isn't already on your list, put him there." â?? USA Today
When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them again. The girlsâ??and their carâ??simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long stretch of sobriety. Convinced by his son and his former rookie partner, Cassie Dewell, he begins the drive south to the girls' last known location. As Cody makes his way to the lonely stretch of Montana highway where they went missing, Cassie discovers that Gracie and Danielle Sullivan aren't the first girls who have disappeared in this area. This majestic landscape is the hunting ground for a killer whose viciousness is outmatched only by his intelligence. And he might not be working alone. Time is running out for Gracie and Danielle...Can Cassie overcome her doubts and lack of experience and use her innate skill? Can Cody Hoyt battle his own demons and find this killer before another victim vanishes on the highway

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