By John Sandford
The fantastic new Lucas Davenport mystery from the number one New York Times-bestselling writer.
"Sandford's song checklist as a bestselling writer is fantastic, yet it's now not an accident," wrote Booklist of Wicked Prey. "His plotting is sharp, his villains are terribly layered, and his strong men are consistently evolving.
And this time, there's a typhoon brewing...Very early, 4:45, on a bitterly chilly Minnesota morning, 3 enormous males burst in the course of the door of a medical institution pharmacy, duct-tape the arms, ft, mouth, and eyes of 2 pharmacy employees, and fresh where out. yet then issues rapidly pass undesirable, one of many staff dies, and the robbers hustle out to their truck-and locate themselves for only one moment face-to-face with a blond girl within the storage: climate Karkinnen, physician, spouse of an investigator named Lucas Davenport.
Did she see adequate? Can she determine them? Gnawing it over later, it kind of feels to them there's just one factor they could do: discover who she is, and get rid of the one attainable witness...
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Extra resources for Storm Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 20)
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.
Storm Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 20) by John Sandford