Book #4: Open Season, C. J. Box
After finding a local hunting outfitter dead on his woodpile, new game warden Joe Pickett becomes involved in what seems like a simple open and shut case of murder. But something doesn’t seem right to Joe. As he investigates further, he finds a deeply rooted conspiracy that nearly costs him his job and his family. This is the first of the Joe Pickett novels written by C.J. Box, an author specializing in western, mystery thrillers. C.J. Box has a compelling style of writing, weaving together a complex web of intrigue and conspiracy. It is a definite page turner.