Book #21: Badlands, C J Box
Oil production changed Grimstad, ND from a small town to a thriving oil town. And as workers swelled the population and money began to flow through Grimstad, drugs and crime followed not far behind. In this story, newly hired detective Cassie Dewell was brought into the Grimstad Sheriff’s department to investigate a supposed connection between recent crime and her fellow deputies. In her search, she discovers a young boy and a mysterious package that proves to be the key to unlocking the mystery. In this western, law-enforcement, mystery/thriller, C J Box weaves multiple captivating storylines in a vividly described setting that puts the reader in the middle of the action.