Buried Prey has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: In the best of the John Sandford’s Prey novels, there are usually two or three scenes wher. Lucas is lucky in his friends and his wife when they take steps to protect him, for they’re not sure they can trust Lucas with his life. Loved that. The Twenty-first book in John Sandford’s ‘Prey’ series.

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See and discover other items: A house demolition provides an unpleasant surprise for Minneapolis-the bodies of two girls, wrapped in plastic. Letty is their adopted daughter Storm Prey Younger Davenport is still figuring out the detective game, but this first case is his introduction to the thrill of the hunt.

Buried Prey is an episode in a string of Sandford novels going all the way back to that follow criminal investigations by a detective named Lucas Davenport. Inhe was part of jojn manhunt to track down two kidnapped sisters. His daughter, Katethinks she knows Fell.

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With the bodies discovered, Davenport has the chance to return to the crime that has haunted him for years. Reading “Buried Prey” was just grand fun; I feel it is one of the most riveting entries into the series. The plot is excellent, the writing tight, the action non stop and best of all, I get to see a side of a character I’ve enjoyed for almost 20 years.


Betty Ludwig is a short-term hostage. Well I did but I didn’t much care for him. Lucas Davenport 1 – 10 of 30 books. The author stretched and found a more compelling book by doing so. The searches turned up nothing, so when the suspected kidnapper was killed in a shoot-out, the case was closed. Much of his two investigations, past and present, amount to a slog, a procedural daisy chain of information that leads to more information, much of it unreliable.

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Two young girls go missing, and the hunt is on for the abductor with Davenport leading the charge as a rookie. How the clues come together.

At the start of this book, Lucas becomes part of a Minneapolis investigation when two bodies are discovered during the excavation of an old building. He knows bungling the case years ago, something he is not totally responsible for, may have cost more young girls their lives and this case resurfacing drives him harder burued he’s ever driven himself before.

Officer Ted Hughes was part of the sewer search team. Apr 26, Minutes Buy. Jun 12, Ramona rated it really liked it. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

The bodies turn out to be a case that Lucas worked on 25 years ago that he never felt settled about. It will be interesting how these events along with the manipulation of his friends and family affect him in the future.

Sandford remains in great form in this, the 21st in his “Prey” kohn. The tone is set for what we know of Lucas today as well – his way with women, his obsession with clothes and his ‘outside the box’ methods. The disappearance of the Jones girls in marked the bburied of Lucas’s career as a detective.


Erik Berg is a ticked-off neighbor. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A preu of top-level government meetings produces the inescapable conclusion: Nathan Dunn was the good Samaritan who picked Kelly up off the road. Millard is another witness with helpful, maybe, information.

My Take We all have regrets, and Lucas has a big one. In a way, Sandford’s storytelling abilities kidnap the reader and makes them want to ignore everything else important until the final sentence has been read. In present day Minneapolis, the bodies sandforx two girls are found buried in a basement during a housing demolition.

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A macabre discovery at a demolition site sends Lucas Davenport back toand his very first homicide. A tip comes in about a Robert Sherman. I like that although there was a heinous crime to be solved in this one, the complexity of the characters and their emotional makeup was more the central part of the novel. Through the years, he has risen through the ranks and is now head of the state’s Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Detective Hote is buries the cold case full time. Now Lucas is struck with regret, all too aware bueied the real killer has been free to claim more victims.

His bosses jkhn declared the case closed, but he never agreed with that. Casting aside the reservations that detoured the first investigation, Lucas has no intention of letting this monster slip through his fingers again.