Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Shadows of Death: A Desert Sky Mystery” as Want to Read:
Shadows of Death: A Desert Sky Mystery
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Shadows of Death: A Desert Sky Mystery (Desert Sky Mystery #2)

3.44  ·  Rating Details  ·  18 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Seth Parker is considered a terrorist by the FBI and is credited with many unusual deaths in Southern California. A man who cut the beaks off of pelicans is found dead and lipless. Another man who ran a dog fighting ring is found torn apart by his own dogs. Two boys who posted a YouTube video of themselves blowing up cats are missing, and no one expects to find them in one ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by Minotaur Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Shadows of Death, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Shadows of Death

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22 of 22)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Sue
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ranger Frank Flynn investigates when two poachers are found dead after slaughtering a couple of burros. Frank learns a group, led by Seth Parker, who was in the army with Frank, is murdering those who have been cruel to animals in the same manner they killed the animals. Local law enforcement officers, the FBI, and the BLM work together to trap the killer, who leaves cryptic clues, but he eludes them time and again. This cat and mouse game is personal for Frank wh ...more
Janice
In this second book in the Desert Sky series, Frank Flynn, officer with the Bureau of Land Management, finds himself on the trail of one of his former Army charges, Seth Parker. Parker is a defender of animals who has turned terrorist; he seeks out those who have cruelly murdered animals, and treats them with a similar death. If they killed pelicans by extracting their beaks, they are found dead with their lips cut off; if they blew up cats, their bodies can only be found in tiny pieces. Another ...more
Cathy Cole
Jun 10, 2012 Cathy Cole rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First Line: This time the dead animals were in human form.

Seth Parker is a self-appointed vigilante. If he catches a person showing cruelty to an animal, that person will pay dearly. How dearly? Here are three examples:

A man who cut the beaks off pelicans for stealing his fish was found dead and lipless. The owner of a dog fighting ring is found torn to pieces by his own dogs. Two teenage boys who posted a YouTube video showing themselves blowing up cats are missing, and no one expects to find e
...more
Sharon
Jun 09, 2010 Sharon rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
You need to read to the very end! Is the villain the hermit, or is it someone else. Is it honorable to kill to protect the environment?
Mike
Mike rated it liked it
May 28, 2015
Samantha
Samantha rated it liked it
May 04, 2015
Taylor Hudler
Taylor Hudler rated it really liked it
Jan 05, 2015
Lynn
Lynn rated it really liked it
Sep 15, 2014
Carly Sawatzki
Carly Sawatzki rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2013
Janet
Janet rated it liked it
Dec 09, 2013
Jessica
Jessica rated it liked it
Nov 12, 2012
Charlie
Charlie rated it liked it
Sep 10, 2012
JT Dancer
JT Dancer rated it liked it
Sep 09, 2012
Jessica
Jessica rated it it was amazing
Aug 07, 2012
Tom
Tom rated it really liked it
Aug 11, 2012
Russ Cross
Russ Cross rated it it was amazing
Nov 21, 2011
Mark
Mark rated it liked it
Sep 07, 2011
Martel
Martel rated it it was ok
Dec 10, 2010
Terri
Terri rated it it was ok
Apr 12, 2009
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Feb 19, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
322984
David Sundstrand was a longshoreman, a soldier, a railroad brakeman, and served in the United States Merchant Marine before going to college on the G.I. Bill to study English literature. He liked being a student almost as much as being a ne'er-do-well and might have stayed in college permanently were it not for the constraints of having to make a living. After many years of teaching English in hig ...more
More about David Sundstrand...

Other Books in the Series

Desert Sky Mystery (2 books)
  • Shadow of the Raven

Share This Book