By John Sandford
A few secrets and techniques simply can't remain buried, within the very good new Lucas Davenport mystery from the number-one long island instances- bestselling writer. "One of the best," stated Kirkus studies of typhoon Prey. "Razor-sharp discussion, a tautly managed speed and adequate homicides for a miniseries. What extra may possibly fanatics want?" a home demolition presents an uncongenial shock for Minneapolis-the our bodies of 2 women, wrapped in plastic. It seems like they've been there decades. Lucas Davenport understands precisely how lengthy. In 1985, Davenport used to be a tender cop with a name for recklessness, and the girls' disappearance was once an enormous deal. His bosses eventually declared the case closed, yet he by no means agreed with that. Now that he has an opportunity to enquire all of it yet again, something is turning into more and more transparent: It wasn't simply the our bodies that have been buried. It was once the reality.
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Nobody’s as bad as he is,’’ Dot said. ’’ ‘‘Well, stick around for the funeral,’’ she suggested. ’’ ‘‘You’re a big help,’’ Keller said. There was only one Crowder listed in the Martingale phone book. Lyman Crowder, with a telephone number but no address. About a third of the book’s listings were like that. Keller wondered why. Did these people assume everybody knew where they lived in 28 L A W R E N C E B L O C K a town this size? Or were they saddle tramps with cellular phones and no fixed abode?
If he’d wanted to know Edith’s exact reasoning he’d have had to ask her, and that had struck him as a waste of time. More 48 L A W R E N C E B L O C K to the point, the last thing he’d wanted was a chance to get to know her. That just screwed everything up, when you got to know these people. If you were going to ride a thousand miles to kill a man you’d never met, you were really well advised to be the tight-lipped stranger every step of the way. No point in talking to anybody, not the target, not the client, and not anybody else, either.
How long before news of her death found its way to White Plains? The more he thought about it, the longer it seemed likely to take. If there were, as sometimes happened, a whole string of intermediaries involved, the message might very well never get to Garcia. Maybe the simplest thing was to kill Crowder and be done with it. No, he thought. He’d just made a side trip of, yes, more than a thousand miles—and at his own expense, yet—solely to keep from having to kill this legendary Man He Never Met.
Buried Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 21) by John Sandford