He has four children: Sarah with reporter Jennifer Carey , Sam with surgeon Weather Karkinnen , Letty adopted after her mother was killed and a newborn daughter, Gabrielle, with Weather. When they pry the cover off, they discover that the cistern is filled with decaying female bodies. Twenty-fourth in the Lucas Davenport detective mystery series and revolving around Lucas, a roving investigator handling sensitive cases. He might have been an Indian except for his blue eyes. There are lots of twists, turns and breath-holding moments all the way to the end, although part of those are because of waiting to see who lives or dies no surprise here, but no, Davenport isn't on that list.
Their adopted daughter, Letty - who's going off to college soon in hopes of going into law enforcement - gets a bit more attention, but it's somehow not believable: She's allowed to tag along and sit in on department meetings and activities - something I just don't see happening in real life at all. Well, first his characters just jump off the page. R-A and Jack Horn, the dogcatcher for Holbein, are a double act. I don't like certain kinds of villains -- the remorseless killers who are so smart they evade every effort made to capture them. If you could sum up Field of Prey in three words, what would they be? In the end, it's certainly not the most riveting novel I'll read this year, I'll definitely recommend it as one to take to the beach! And the whole time you know who the killer is. I know, I keep going off on how I don't understand the bad guys' thinking.
Not the end of the world, just seemed a bit too convenient for the word count. And it is so intense that when it's over I feel drained. In the first three novels, he is a maverick detective with the , a lieutenant acting independently, running a network of street contacts. She's also the one who got away. Get you started to listen to the full audiobook Field of Prey, free at our library.
Disclosure: This post may have affiliate link s. It turns out the victims - at least 15 - have been killed over a period of many years. If you put a gun to my head — say a. He took the flashlight and moved off into the trees, wearing nothing but his Nike Airs, found a spot, and as he was taking the leak, smelled the smell: and Ginger was right. Unfortunately, Bob Shaffer gets killed and Lucas becomes obsessed with solving the case immediately.
I am disappointed but I'm certainly not giving up on him. In the early 90s I was reading a great deal of history, which has always been a passion of mine. The outbuildings had either been torn down or had simply rotted in place. The serial killers are pure evil and really draw you in. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a software consultant taking breaks for her travels.
An hour before he was to pick up Ginger, Layton signed onto his computer and went out to his favorite porn site to review his knowledge of female anatomy; which also reminded him to put a flashlight in the car in case he wanted to. He is less inclined to fight and shoot first. My health is good but I'm getting older. The boy, being the responsible sort, tells a deputy sheriff and the next day he and the deputy go back to the spot and discover a concealed cistern. Sandy works part-time as a kick-ass researcher.
In the middle of the giant case, Lucas goes home so he can go shopping to buy new shoes. It's definitely a must read for any fan. In 1966, he married Susan Lee Jones of Cedar Rapids, a fellow student at the University of Iowa. How long will the file be downloaded? I love these books so much I'm considering blowing off all the books I have started reading and just going back to Rules of Prey and start the whole series over again. It's an easy read, the story is laid out well and the characters are developed enough so that you can understand their personalities. And Lucas leans on her too--involving her in the case and even grooming her a bit, accepting that she is born to do the same things he does.
He continues with his successful formula: a flawed protagonist; a Looney Tunes antagonist; interesting support players; a hint of sexual tension; and short sub-chapters. Field of Prey is a thriller featuring Inspector Lucas Davenport, who is called into action to pursue an active serial killer. What a great Halloween story this would make…urkkkh… Yeah, this is creepy and gruesome…and it gets worse, and then worse, at the end. One is a single-shot in. When a lead investigator is killed and another targeted, the pressure builds. In Silent Prey, he uses the Colt Gold Cup as his sidearm while in New York.
And Weather and Letty and Del too. Stephen King is correct when he says John Sandford is a great summer read and a great novelist and the great thing about this book it might be the twenty-fourth but can still be read without having read his previous outings. The villains really set the tenor of a thriller or crime novel. And eventually, certain things go awry. Sandford's hero, Lucas Davenport is in possession of all the facts he needs to crack this case fairly early on--and in fact, another cop on the case connects the dots long before Lucas does and it gets him into trouble. How could this have happened without anybody noticing? Neither of them have anything even resembling a redeeming social value. When the county deputy took a look, he found a body stuffed in a cistern.