Lucas Davenport has a police officer's dream job: he works for the U.S.
Marshal service, yet writes his own schedule and picks his own cases.
That is how it works for someone like him - save the president and you
can write your own ticket. A few years ago, the wife of a powerful U.S.
Senator murdered three people and though Lucas was sure Cecily
Small committed those murders, he could not prove it beyond a
reasonable doubt. Now Cecily is a powerful U.S. Senator in her own
right, setting herself up for a presidential run and once again dropping
bodies to achieve her goal.
When an attempt is made on the life of another sitting senator, Lucas
gets involved and discovers Cecily is once again at her old tricks. This
time he must prover her guilty before she kills both the senator and
Lucas, and then lands herself in the White House. She outwitted him
before, but if she does it again this time the results could be
devastating to the whole country.
As a Lucas Davenport
series fan I am always excited when a new book is released and TWISTED PREY did not fail to deliver.
The excitement and intrigue is page turning and the characters are
challenging and determined. It always amazes me when a long-running
series stays fresh and the storylines are still thrilling. John Sandford
has once again delivered a hit with TWISTED PREY.
Lucas Davenport had crossed paths with her before.
A rich psychopath, Taryn Grant had run successfully for
the U.S. Senate, where Lucas had predicted she'd fit
right in. He was also convinced that she'd been
responsible for three murders, though he'd never been
able to prove it. Once a psychopath had gotten that kind
of rush, though, he or she often needed another fix, so
he figured he might be seeing her again.
He was right. A federal marshal now, with a very wide
scope of investigation, he's heard rumors that Grant has
found her seat on the Senate intelligence committee, and
the contacts she's made from it, to be very...useful.
Pinning those rumors down was likely to be just as
difficult as before, and considerably more dangerous.
But they had unfinished business, he and Grant. One way
or the other, he was going to see it through to the end.