Broken Prey

Broken Prey

Book - 2005
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The body of a woman is found on a Minneapolis riverbank, her throat cut, her body scourged and put on display. Three weeks later a second body is found in a farmhouse in the same condition, only this time the victim is a man. A terrible predator is on the loose and Lucas Davenport will stop at nothing to hunt him down before he strikes again.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005
ISBN: 9780425204306
0425204308
9780399152726
0399152725
Characteristics: 390 p

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PimaLib_ChristineR Jan 18, 2017

Lucas Davenport #16. Davenport chases a literal madman who seems to have no specific agenda or victim type.

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LuvReadingStuff
Apr 16, 2016

I enjoyed this book and have since read other John Sandford novels. I like the list of 100 songs according to Lucas Davenport. Nice added touch.

sit_walk Oct 15, 2013

A fun read, well-paced, but Lucas Davenport definitely not as cool as he thinks he is. And LaimA's comment about his taste in music is well-taken: totally crap.

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rahmmie
Jul 03, 2013

Quite entertaining and a very fast plot. A good read

LaimaA Mar 12, 2012

This was a decent detective thriller, but it was clearly written from an over-the-hill, wannabe cool, old dude perspective. Firstly, character development was sacrificed for action. I don't really know much about Lucas Davenport aside from the fact that he likes crap music which he spends way too much time thinking about and that he describes himself as looking like Jack Nicholson (Ugh. Is that meant to inspire swoons? Jack Nicholson is a gross, ugly, old dude). I found myself wishing that the book were focused on tertiary characters (Millie and Mihovil) instead of the primary and secondary characters. A bit of a fail unless the reader is an old, wannabe cool geezer. There are probably enough of those around to keep John Sandford in crap music.

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