Broken Prey

Broken Prey

Book - 2005
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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 finer points practiced by the Big Three, details that never even made the papers. Davenport and his team quickly home in on a possible suspect, a man named Charlie Pope, who was released from the same hospital prison a few weeks earlier, and who now seems to have cut himself free from his court-imposed ankle bracelet and disappeared. But is he really the one? And why do the Big Three look so agitated? Brilliantly suspenseful, consistently surprising-once again, Sandford has outdone himself.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005
ISBN: 9780399152726
0399152725
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 390 p. ; 24 cm

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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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