Coonts really changed with his book Liberty's Last Stand and swung far to the right with basically racist and bigoted twaddle. It wasn't even a good story like the old books used to be. I didn't read his last book The Armageddon File but from reviews it seems it was pretty much along the same lines again. I can't find any reviews on this one yet but I am staying away from Coonts from now on it seems. I hope the library doesn't waste our money buying a lot of copies of his books. Edit- Sure, promote wide thought (hey, our library has 5 copies of "Mein Kampf") but I note that 5 months after this title entered the system there are only 56 holds on 27 copies ordered. Most other top sellers would have 500+ holds (a typical John Sandford book would have 1000+ holds by now) which indicates that his readership is on a downward trend and this is not a good prognosis for this book. The library probably should have spent the money on getting more books actually in demand where there's 20 readers waiting per copy of a book ordered, not 2.

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