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Nov 05, 2013
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Jun 01, 1999
| ISBN 9781101146187
Oct 25, 2012
| 735 Minutes
Jun 14, 2004
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Nov 05, 2013 | ISBN 9780425268506
Jun 01, 1999 | ISBN 9781101146187
Oct 25, 2012 | ISBN 9781101617069
Jun 14, 2004 | ISBN 9780786547654
A wealthy banker is dead, shot once in the chest during a hunting trip. There are many reasons for him to be killed, and many people who would do the deed. But who did? Lucas Davenport has an idea. But this routine murder investigation is about to turn into something different. A cat-and-mouse game with a killer who does not hesitate to take the fight to Lucas himself. And those he loves…WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR
The company chairman lay on the cold ground of the woods, his eyes unseeing, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a rifle bullet at close range. Around him stood the four executives with whom he had been hunting, each with his or her own complicated agenda, each with a reason not to be sorrowful about the man’s death. If he read it in a book, Lucas Davenport thought, it would seem like one of those classic murder mysteries, the kind where the detective gathers everyone together at the end and solves the case with a little speech.
But it wasn’t going to be that easy, he knew. There were currents running through this group, hints and whispers of something much greater than the murder of a single man. He had felt this way not long before, sensed the curling of an indefinable evil, and not only had it nearly gotten him killed, it had lost him his fiancee, who?d never been able to recover from the violence of the encounter. Sometime soon, unless he could stop it, there would be another death, and then still another, and Davenport couldn’t help but wonder if maybe this time, the final death might not be his own. . . .
John Sandford has written extraordinary thrillers before, but nothing to top the startling twists and unrelenting suspense of Secret Prey.
A wealthy banker is dead, shot once in the chest during a hunting trip. There are many reasons for him to be killed, and many people who would do the deed. But who did? Lucas Davenport has an idea. But this routine murder investigation is about to turn into something different. A cat-and-mouse game with a killer who does not hesitate to take the fight to Lucas himself. And those he loves. . . .
John Sandford is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of the Prey novels, the Kidd novels, the Virgil Flowers novels, and six other books, including three YA novels co-authored with his wife Michele Cook.
Praise for John Sandford’s Prey Novels “Relentlessly swift…genuinely suspenseful…excellent.”—Los Angeles Times “Sandford is a writer in control of his craft.”—Chicago Sun-Times “Excellent…compelling…everything works.”—USA Today “Grip-you-by-the-throat thrills…a hell of a ride.”—Houston Chronicle “Crackling, page-turning tension…great scary fun.”—The New York Daily News “Enough pulse-pounding, page-turning excitement to keep you up way past bedtime.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “One of the most engaging characters in contemporary fiction.”—Detroit News “Positively chilling.”—St. Petersburg Times “Just right for fans of The Silence of the Lambs.”—Booklist “One of the most horrible villains this side of Hannibal.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch “Ice-pick chills…excruciatingly tense…a double-pumped roundhouse of a thriller.”—Kirkus Reviews
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