By John Sandford
"Sandford's music list as a best-selling writer is fantastic, yet it's no longer an accident," wrote Booklist of Wicked Prey. "His plotting is sharp, his villains are terribly layered, and his reliable men are constantly evolving."
And this time, there's a typhoon brewing.... Very early, 4:45 on a bitterly chilly Minnesota morning, 3 gigantic males burst in the course of the door of a clinic pharmacy, duct-tape the palms, toes, mouth and eyes of 2 pharmacy employees, and fresh where out. yet then issues rapidly pass undesirable, one of many employees dies, and the robbers hustle out to their truck — and locate themselves for only one moment head to head with a blond lady who's pushed into the garage.
Weather Karkinnen, medical professional, spouse of an investigator named Lucas Davenport.
Did she see sufficient? Can she determine them? Gnawing it over later, it sort of feels to them there's just one factor they could do: discover who she is, and do away with the one attainable witness....
Filled along with his marvelous trademark suspense and a few of the easiest characters in suspense fiction, hurricane Prey — the 20th novel within the Prey sequence — is extra facts that "John Sandford is on the best of his game" ([i]The Washington Post[/img]).
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My father was standing in the doorway where he'd been posted. I've heard him tell about it a hundred times; he was always telling it. He heard the shot fired and ran to the corner of the building and sent one glance at the site and saw what had happened - and don't tell me that in that short time someone could have come out of the building and run away, because they couldn't. ' he appealed to Inspector Block. 'No,' said Block. 'In that short time, anyone shooting, from the window where the gun was could hardly even have reached the top of the stairs.
May it please your lordship, members of the jury. Fifteen years ago, almost to this very day, the police The Scapegoat 23 were shown an anonymous letter which had been received by the famous stage magician, Mr Mysterioso. It was the first of a dozen or so, over the next six months. They were composed of words cut out from the national dailies, and enclosed in cheap envelopes,, varying in size and shape, posted from widely differing parts of the country. I may add here that no one concerned with the case appeared to have had the opportunity to post them, unless of course it was done for the sender by different persons.
I don't want to hear all this, I know what I know. Because of what he did, my father's life was ruined. I meant all those threats. ' said Mr Photoze, appealing to the rest of them with outflung arms and a tinkling of gold. 'Your father was never accused of anything,' said Inspector Block. 'He was dismissed - ' ' "Dismissed for negligence" - everyone knew what that meant. ' 'We are going to lift that suspicion,' said Mysterioso. 'That's what we're here for; we're going to clear the whole thing up.