04/23/14 - 4:35pm
Sometimes, you just can’t fit in.
You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders; one that says “I’M NEW!”
Yeah, you’re self-conscious then but, if you’re Game Warden Joe Pickett, you get used to it. And yet, as in the new book “Stone Cold” by C.J. Box (c.2014, Putnam, $26.95, 371 pages), standing out could get a man killed.
Anyone who’d seen Nate Romanowski on that nearly-moonless night would’ve instantly known he was a pro.