(200 Total References)
In Mad River, Virgil has no ...
In Mad River, Virgil has no sooner returned from a vacation in, of all places, the Bahamas when his boss, Lucas Davenport, assigns him to follow up on a brutal and seemingly senseless murder in a small rural town near Virgil's home base in Mankato.
All told, Sandford has written 34 novels, including 22 in his "Prey" series, in which Lucas Davenport of the BCA is the central character and Virgil Flowers is usually in the supporting cast.
Tagged as Crime, crime novel, crime spree, detective fiction, John Sandford, Lucas Davenport
, Minnesota, minnesota bureau of criminal apprehension
, murder, murder mystery, murder spree, Novel, pistol packing, police, suspense, thriller, Virgil Flowers
Search - Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, ...
Search - Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 19)
Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 19)
Wicked Prey - Lucas Davenport
, Bk 19
All that's headache enough for Lucas Davenport
-- but what's about to hit him is even worse.
Not when Davenport
has a pretty fourteen-year-old adopted daughter that Whitcomb can target instead. . . .
Certain Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 10)
Broken Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 16)
Invisible Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 17)
Members who requested this book also requested:
Storm Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 20)
Melanie H. (MELNELYNN) - Spokane, WA reviewed Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 19) on
Sandford's latest romp through murder and mayhem finds his BCA (Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension) detective Lucas Davenport on the outs with the department for doing his job too well.
had lobbied hard for extra manpower on the streets and as payback he's
Which leaves him free to deal with gate crashers like the neo-Nazi who's disappeared into the city with a .50 caliber sniper rifle.
Or the cop-killing hold-up gang looking for one more big score to retire on.
ward - soon to be adopted daughter - Letty, who is 14 and growing up to be just like her
adopted Dad, smart and devious.
Letty has gotten wind of a paraplegic, meth-addicted, psychopathic pimp's plot to revenge himself on Davenport
for all the ills in his
Sandford switches viewpoints among this motley crew, keeping the reader a couple steps ahead of Davenport
Sandford puts Davenport
and his men through their paces and nobody gets it quite right.
As the body count rises and Davenport
gets closer and the gang grows more brutal and desperate, Letty flits in and out of the downtown crowds, getting herself in a little deeper than she
A fast-paced story, big setting, witty dialogue and engaging characters make this another of the satisfying thrillers that Sandford fans have come to expect after 26 books, including 18 previous "Prey" novels.
Currently 5/5 Stars.
Shawna D. (SAD) reviewed Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 19) on
Barry R. reviewed Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 19) on
The interaction between Letty and Lucas
is funny and much more enjoyable than real life (if you already have teenage daughters you will know what I mean; if you don't have teenage daughters, this can help prepare you -good luck).
Read All 8 Book Reviews of "Wicked Prey Lucas Davenport Bk 19"
19 of 20
Veterans - Vietnam Resources
BCA Chief Lucas Davenport (last seen in Phantom Prey) assigns Flowers to investigate the assassination-style killings-the victims, all men linked to the last days of the Vietnam War.
Working with Davenport
and his BCA colleagues, Flowers is led on a high-speed chase through the Northwoods that ends in a breathless, pitch-black shoot-out.
Lucas Davenport, back with ...
Lucas Davenport, back with the BCA, assigns the case to Virgil Flowers.
Among the investigators, Lucas ...
Among the investigators, Lucas Davenport, of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is struggling to identify leads and chase them down.
He prefers this role since that is suitable to his personality.
Shaffer, a methodical investigator, has an epiphany regarding the crimes.
Unfortunately, in his
excitement to chase down a lead, he
makes a mistake - fatal mistake.
is shot dead by one of the killers for the case is further complicated by the fact that there are two killers working in unison.