Broken Prey (Lucas Davenport #16)
Davenport’s old friend Sloan from the Minneapolis police asks him to consult on a particularly vicious murder of a woman, and Lucas later links this case to another brutal killing of a father and son. A recently r ...more
This one poses a serious challenge and pits Davenport against one of the most clever and ruthless killers he's ever f ...more
Lucas Davenport confronts a living nightmare, in one of the scariest Prey novels yet from the number-one bestselling author. The "Big Three" are a trio of inmates locked up in the Minnesota Security Hospital over the years, each a particularly vicious serial killer, each with his own distinct style and propensities. Everybody feels much safer knowing that they're behind bars. Except . . . there's a new killer on the loose. And his handiwork bears a disturbing resemblance to some of the f
Although Lucas had questions about his role as a “fixer” for the governor in the last book, he continues his role with the BCA. This time he is helping out his pal Sloan who is still with the Minneapolis Police Department and has come upon a g ...more
I am afraid that John has not paying attention in class at the Patterson Institute of Misleading the Public (PIMP). The faculty here at PIMP believe in the education we are supplying Johnny-boy and all of us are required to be Master PIMPs as well before taking ...more
We just finished racing through Sandford's latest Lucas Davenport novel, "Broken Prey", 17th in the "Prey" series. As in most, there is a horrible serial killer on the loose; Davenport tears himself away from the increasingly political duties he has in his newest position; and he and sidekick Sloan really are engaged throughout the whole battle to find the perp. The plot is so complicated it is not easily summarized. The stor ...more
Lucas Davenport is working for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and in this story is brought back to work with a Minneapolis detective and one of Lucas' good friends, Sloan. They are called to the scene of the first murder, a young woman who has been savaged, displayed and her throat cut. A few days later, anot ...more
As for the book - typical thriller with some gory descriptions and lots of twists and turns in the plot. I would say this is more of a "guy's" ...more
I especially applaud in the first section of the book, having the murderer 'check in' with the Star Trib reporter instead of a running an internal monologue where the reader can see what he's up to. I'm not wild about the plot device where the reader is exposed to what the antagonist is thinking and doing and in this particular book, the a ...more
11. The Doors .......... Roadhouse Blues
13. Aerosmith .......... Sweet Emotion
14. Aerosmith .......... Dude
19. Tom Waits .......... Heart of Saturday Night
20. Van Halen .......... Hot for Teacher
22. Gypsy Kings ........ Hotel California
27. Dire Straits ....... Skateaway
28. Tom Petty and
the Heartbreakers ...... Mary Jane's Last Dance
47. Sex Pistols ........ Anarchy in the UK
71. Guns N' Roses .. ...more
Narrator: Richard Ferrone
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks, 2005
Length: 11 hours and 39 min.
The "Big Three" are a trio of inmates locked up in the Minnesota Security Hospital over the years, each a particularly vicious serial killer, each with his own distinct style and propensities. Everybody feels much safer knowing that they're behind bars. Except...there's a new killer on the loose. And his handiwork bears a disturbing resemblance to some of ...more
Having finished this book it is now my favorite. It has the perfect number of red herrings and wrong paths. It is complex but not overly so. No getting bogged down in wives, children or gaming. Just a good who done it.
And you get the bonus feature of Lucas Davenport's 100 Best Rock & Roll songs.
language. But the kicker is how much I like the stories. I'm hooked,
then I get mad and disappointed at myself cause the language is so bad.
This was a great book in the series. It was hard to keep up with Lucas and S ...more