1 product placement booze mongering for a rightwing owner of a Western brewery, 2 lying about 911 by blaming it on other than the Mossad and rogues within the US Government (hundreds of novelists and writers have lied in order to be published) 3. warmongering defense of the imperial invasive illegal wars of the last 30 years 4. promoting the animal agony, human diseaase, environmental destruction and energy waste of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana ranches, 5. unnecessary descriptions of brutal torture 6. praising falconry, a brutal blood sport 7. glamorizing demonic revenge 8. giving retired killer cops from Los Angeles the famous last names of animal rights and organic activists Ingrid Newkirk, Peter Singer, Robert Rodale
Nevertheless C J Box is an informative and poetic writer who in many of his
books such as Blue Heaven (too frightening for children)
and Cold Wind grabs people
from the first chapter and never lets go.