In the sequel to The Far Empty, J Todd Scott returns to the Texas’s bleak Big Bend country. The very remoteness of this scorched landscape attracts an ill-assorted bunch of white supremacists intent on establishing a community there. Sheriff Chris Cherry knows violence will inevitably follow and wants them out of his county. The murder of a river guide may be his opportunity. But the sheriff’s plan encounters unexpected roadblocks, first from the FBI, then from secrets his own deputies are keeping. The smartly written book offers a page-turning plot and a chilling portrayal of the Aryan Brotherhood. Read our full review here.