Twisted prey

by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-

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Lucas Davenport confronts an old nemesis, now a powerful U.S. senator, in the thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times -bestselling Prey series.

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.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The last time Lucas Davenport tangled with Taryn Grant, she was running for the U.S. Senate. She eked out a narrow win over an incumbent, Porter Smalls, on the basis of a manufactured child-pornography scandal and a couple of murders, too. Grant is rich, beautiful, smart, and a psychopath. Davenport was with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension back then, and he was unable to tie Grant to the murders. Smalls is now doing all he can to thwart Grant's presidential ambitions, but, while he is on a weekend tryst with a longtime lover, Smalls' car is purposely run off the road. He survives, but his lover doesn't. He's sure Grant is behind the accident and uses his clout to get Davenport, now a U.S. marshal, assigned to investigate. The latest Davenport novel is one of the best in an always-strong series. Given the current geopolitical reality, it's timely, too, and the conclusion is a rockin' didn't see that coming beauty.--Lukowsky, Wes Copyright 2018 Booklist"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "At the start of bestseller Sandford's thoroughly entertaining 28th novel featuring Lucas Davenport (after 2017's Golden Prey), political consultant Cecily Whitehead is driving Porter Smalls, a former U.S. senator from Minnesota, back to Washington, D.C., from his cabin in West Virginia when a pickup truck plows into their vehicle, knocking it off the road down a steep hill. Smalls suffers only a bloody nose, but Whitehead dies. Smalls believes this was an assassination attempt organized by Sen. Taryn Grant, who used a shady operative to plant child pornography on his computer in their senate race two years earlier, which Grant narrowly won. Convinced that she views him as an obstacle to her planned run for the presidency, Smalls asks his friend Davenport, now a U.S. marshal, for help. Davenport, who's certain that Grant has committed three murders but doesn't have the proof, is only too happy to get another crack at her. Davenport and Grant, aided by their respective allies, engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game that will keep the reader turning the pages up to the exciting climax. This long-running series shows no sign of losing steam. Agent: Esther Newberg, ICM. (Apr.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Prey ; 28
Features Lucas Davenport, a police detective in Minneapolis, Minnesota
#1 - Rules of prey
#2 - Shadow prey
#3 - Eyes of prey
#4 - Silent prey
#5 - Winter prey
#6 - Night prey
#7 - Mind prey
#8 - Sudden prey
#9 - Secret prey
#10 - Certain prey
#11 - Easy prey
#12 - Chosen prey
#13 - Mortal prey
#14 - Naked prey
#15 - Hidden prey
#16 - Broken prey
#17 - Invisible prey
#18 - Phantom prey
#19 - Wicked prey
#20 - Storm prey
#21 - Buried prey
#22 - Stolen prey
#23 - Silken prey
#24 - Field of prey
#25 - Gathering prey
#26 - Extreme prey
#27 - Golden prey
#28 - Twisted prey
Subjects Davenport, Lucas -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Electronic books.
Suspense fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Penguin Publishing Group2018.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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ISBN 9780735217362
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