Download Buried Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 21) by John Sandford PDF

By John Sandford

A home demolition offers a nasty shock for Minneapolis-the our bodies of 2 ladies, wrapped in plastic. It seems like they've been there many years. Lucas Davenport is aware precisely how lengthy.

In 1985, Davenport used to be a tender cop with a name for recklessness, and the girls' disappearance used to be a tremendous deal. His bosses eventually declared the case closed, yet he by no means agreed with that. Now that he has an opportunity to enquire all of it all over again, something is turning into more and more transparent: It wasn't simply the our bodies that have been buried. It was once the truth.

Some secrets and techniques simply can't remain buried, within the significant new Lucas Davenport mystery from the number-one New York Times-bestselling author. 

"One of the best," acknowledged Kirkus Reviews of Storm Prey. "Razor-sharp discussion, a tautly managed speed and adequate homicides for a miniseries. What extra may possibly enthusiasts want?"

Show description

Read Online or Download Buried Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 21) PDF

Best detective fiction books

The Instant Enemy (Lew Archer Series, Book 14)

Generations of homicide, greed and deception come domestic to roost in time for the main surprising end ever in a Lew Archer novel. initially look, it's an open-and-shut lacking folks case: a headstrong daughter has run off to be together with her hothead juvenile antisocial boyfriend. that's till this bush-league Bonnie & Clyde kidnap Stephen Hackett, an area millionaire industrialist.

Weighed in the Balance (William Monk, Book 7)

Whilst Countess Zorah Rostova asks London barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone to safeguard her opposed to a cost of slander, he's astonished to discover himself accepting. For, with out a shred of proof, the countess insists that the prince of her small German principality was once murdered via his spouse, the lady who used to be chargeable for his exile two decades sooner than.

Stranger Than Truth

Vera Caspary, the famed writer of Laura, offers us one other gripping crime drama, informed via moving issues of view.

John Ansell, younger and idealistic editor of fact and Crime journal, desires to breathe new existence into the stale and formulaic ebook. rather than rehashing a narrative that's already been confirmed renowned in different places, he reveals a clean one: the homicide of Warren G. Wilson, famed figurehead of a correspondence direction. The homicide itself isn't too remarkable—just a bullet within the back—but the sufferer is one other case, because it turns into obvious that regardless of having a loved ones identify, not anything is understood approximately him. maybe even extra abnormal is how Ansell's boss completely refuses to run the tale and, quickly thereafter, Ansell is poisoned.

Caspary masterfully permits the reality to slowly untangle during this enormously woven secret, eventually on hand as an booklet.

Too Many Cooks (Nero Wolfe, Book 5)

Unique ebook: 1966

The visitor at a meeting of the best cooks on the planet, Nero Wolfe needs to perform his personal trade--sleuthing--when he discovers assassin is of their midst.

Extra resources for Buried Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 21)

Example text

The room was removed from the street, silent, joyless, and grave. " Morton asked. Madame De le Caeur looked up at him, patting her eyes with a bit of linen. "And who are you, Mr. " "I am just what your daughter told you I am, madame. A constable in the employ of the Bow Street Magistrate. And I am here to find the person or persons who killed your friend, for I assume you knew her more than a little. " "Amelie? " She gestured to a chair, and Morton sat down. "I do not, in truth, know her well--or I did not, I should say.

There was a general murmur in the nearby boats, heads turning, people shifting so that boats rolled precariously. There was even a bit of clapping, and the musicians swivelled in their own boat, and in Arabella's direction. Along the Bellerophon's rail the sailors also languidly turned to look. Inwardly, Arabella sighed, but she knew that the celebrated Mrs. Malibrant had not achieved her eminence by playing too coy. She gave her most brilliant smile and acknowledged her public with a small regal wave of one gloved hand.

Well, I have seen them. " "I was hoping you might look a little more closely. " This piqued Arabella's interest, Morton could see. She brushed back an errant strand of luxurious red hair and took a step nearer. " Morton asked. "French," Arabella pronounced. She took up the pelisse and held it to the light. " "Not from any woman's clothier. These were tailored for whomever wore them. I will find out," Arabella said confidently, and wrapped the clothes up tightly, tying the bundle with a bit of string.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 42 votes