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Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett by C.J. Box

Reviewed by Allen Hott

Shots FiredMr. Box has put together a group of short stories in this book which is about the happenings in west. Several of them feature Joe Pickett, the Wyoming ranger and one even features Joe’s buddy, Nate Romanowski.

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In the opener (One Car Bridge) Joe gets involved with a very irate and prosperous ranch owner. The owner is mad at Joe and it seems like the world especially after his plan for a special wild game hunting exposition goes sour. When the state turns his idea down Joe has to pass the word to the Ranch Foreman and then to the owner. Quite an usual tale about what happens next.