The #1 New York Times bestselling author comes to town with his latest western mystery featuring Joe Pickett, the Wyoming game warden and unassuming lawman.

In the The Disappeared, it’s clear unwelcome change has become Pickett’s new reality. A new governor has replaced Joe’s former ally in the statehouse; and Joe is surprised to get his call about the disappearance of Kate Shelford‐Longden, a wealthy Englishwoman who had been staying at Silver Creek Ranch, a luxury resort. The British Embassy is eager find out what happened… Is it ranch romance or wrong-doing? While Joe is reluctant to take the case, he is given no choice. The disappearance of “Cowgirl Kate” is not the only trouble Joe encounters….

C. J. Box is the author of seventeen Joe Pickett novels and five stand‐works 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. His books have been translated into twenty‐seven languages. He lives on his small ranch in Wyoming.

Ticket package: $41 ($39 members). Includes reserved seat, book (The Disappeared, $27, hardcover), bar beverage, author presentation, Q+A, and book signing meet-and-greet.