By John Sandford
Danger stalks Lucas Davenport at paintings and all too on the subject of domestic, within the superlative new mystery by way of the number one New York Times' bestselling author.
For two decades, John Sandford's novels were loved for his or her "ingenious plots, brilliant characters, crisp discussion and never-ending surprises" (The Washington Post), and nowhere are these extra in proof than within the surprising twists and shocks of Wicked Prey. The Republicans are coming to St. Paul for his or her conference. Throwing an incredible social gathering is meant to be enjoyable, yet crashing the celebration are a couple of not easy circumstances the police could really stayed away. leader between them is a group stickup males who've noticed numerous profitable possibilities, starting from political moneymen with briefcases choked with money to that armored-car warehouse with the weak spot in its safety approach. All that's headache adequate for Lucas Davenport - yet what's approximately to hit him is even worse. it slow again, a stray bullet placed a pimp and petty thief named Randy Whitcomb in a wheelchair, and, ever considering the fact that, the fellow has been nursing his grudge right into a complete head of psychotic steam. He blames Davenport for the bullet, yet it's no enjoyable simply capturing him. That wouldn't be painful sufficient. no longer whilst Davenport has a fine looking fourteen-year-old followed daughter that Whitcomb can goal in its place. . . .And then there's the younger guy with the .50 quality sniper rifle and the right-wing-crazy history, roaming via a urban choked with the main robust politicians in the world. . . . wealthy together with his tremendous trademark suspense and a few of the simplest characters in suspense fiction, depraved Prey is additional facts that "Sandford is likely one of the such a lot constantly unique crime writers operating today." (Booklist).
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