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Invisible Prey

by John Sandford

Invisible Prey by John Sandford
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  • Published in USA  May 2007
    384 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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In the richest neighborhood of Minneapolis, two elderly women lie murdered in their home, killed with a pipe, the rooms tossed, only small items stolen. It is clearly the random work of someone looking for money to buy drugs. But as Davenport looks more closely, he begins to wonder whether the items are actually so small and the victims so random-if there might not be some invisible agenda at work here. Gradually, a pattern begins to emerge, and it leads him to . . . certainly nothing he ever expected. Which is too bad, because the killers-and, yes, there is more than one of them-the killers are expecting him.

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"Interesting and unusual supporting characters, good and bad guys alike, enhance an intriguing puzzle." - PW.

"As always for Sandford, entertaining and intelligent reading." - Booklist.

"Series fans will miss the adrenaline rush they usually get from his books but will appreciate the cameo by Sandford's other series character, Kidd." - Library Journal.

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Our couples book club just finished Invisible Prey and have a question. In Chapter 24, page 372 (in the paperback), there is a typo; the word "shirts" was written rather than "skirts." Then on page 374, the last sentence of the first paragraph reads "You should never, Lucas thought, trust a spell-checker." Was this deliberate or just a coincidence? Thanks!

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John Sandford Author Biography

John Sandford is the pseudonym of John Roswell Camp, an American author and journalist. Camp won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism in 1986, and was one of four finalists for the prize in 1980. He also was the winner of the Distinguished Writing Award of the American Society of Newspaper Editors for 1985.

Camp is the author of forty published novels, all of which have appeared, in one format or another, on the New York Times best-seller lists. He is also the co-author of three young-adult books in the Singular Menace series, with Michele Cook, and co-author of the science-fiction thriller Saturn Run with Ctein.

He is the author of two non-fiction books, one on art The Eye and the Heart: The Watercolors of John Stuart Ingle and one on plastic surgery, Plastic Surgery: the Kindest Cut. ...

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