Silken Prey

Silken Prey

Paperback Lucas Davenport Mysteries

By (author) John Sandford


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  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Format: Paperback | 453 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 190mm x 30mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 5 June 2014
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0425267768
  • ISBN 13: 9780425267769
  • Illustrations note: Kt
  • Sales rank: 74,820

Product description

Murder. Scandal. Politics. And one billionaire heiress so dangerous in so many ways. It s the explosive new Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author. All hell has broken loose in the capital. An influential state senator has been caught with something very, very nasty on his office computer. The governor can t believe it the senator s way too smart for that, even if he is from the other party. Something s not right. As Davenport investigates, the trail leads to a political fixer who has disappeared, then troublingly to the Minneapolis police department itself, and most unsettling of all, to a woman who could give Machiavelli lessons in manipulation. She has very definite ideas about the way the world should work along with the money, ruthlessness, and cold-blooded will to make it happen."

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Author information

John Sandford is the pseudonym of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of the Prey novels, the Kidd novels, the Virgil Flowers novels, "The Night Crew," and "Dead Watch. "He lives in Minnesota."

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Praise for John Sandford and the Lucas Davenport novels If you haven t read Sandford yet, you have been missing one of the great summer-read novelists of all time. Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly" Relentlessly swift genuinely suspenseful excellent. "Los Angeles Times " Sandford is a writer in control of his craft. "Chicago Sun-Times " Excellent compelling everything works. "USA Today" Grip-you-by-the-throat thrills a hell of a ride. "Houston Chronicle " Crackling, page-turning tension great scary fun. "New York Daily News " Sandford is a master. "Detroit Free Press " And Praise for "Silken Prey" Sandford s...gallows humor and whip-smart dialogue seems fresher than ever in this tale of murder and political dirty tricks. "Minneapolis Star-Tribune " Dirty political tricksters give Lucas Davenport his most satisfying case in years Sandford keeps every stage of the investigation clear, compelling and suspenseful. "Kirkus Reviews " Sandford expertly ratchets up the suspense and delivers some nifty surprises. "Publishers Weekly""