The Bitterroots: A Novel (Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Novels #5) (Mass Market)

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The Bitterroots is a riveting new novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author C. J. Box.

The ties that bind can also burn.

Former sheriff’s investigator Cassie Dewell is trying to start her life over in private practice. She’s her own boss and answers to no one, and that’s just the way she likes it after the past few tumultuous years. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential family.

“An appealing new heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a memorably nightmarish family make this one of Box’s best.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees. But out by the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there’s always something more to the story. The Kleinsassers have ruled this part of Montana for decades, and the Iron Cross Ranch is their stronghold. They want to see Blake Kleinsasser, the black sheep of the family, put away forever for the assault. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against a family whose roots are tangled and deadly—as well as the ghosts of her own past that threaten to bring her down.

“If Box isn’t already on your list, put him there.”—USA Today

About the Author


C. J. Box is the author of twenty-one Joe Pickett novels, seven stand-alone novels, and a story collection. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38, and has been a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist. A Wyoming native, Box has also worked on a ranch and as a small-town newspaper reporter and editor. He lives with his wife on their ranch in Wyoming. His books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He’s an executive producer of ABC TV’s Big Sky, which is based on his Cody Hoyt/Cassie Dewell novels, as well as executive producer of the upcoming Joe Pickett television series for Spectrum Originals.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250051073
ISBN-10: 125005107X
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: April 28th, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Cody Hoyt / Cassie Dewell Novels