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Stolen Prey

by John Sandford

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"Idleness like kisses, to be sweet, must be stolen."

  • May 15, 2012
An entire family is tortured and killed. The killers leave a sign on the wall, "were coming." with no apostrophe.

Lucas Davenport is on the case and the brutality and ungrammatical sign leads him to think of some of the retribution killings by Mexican drug gangs. He wants to find what the family knew that they were tortured for.

Elsewhere, four people had figured a way to steal millions of dollars from an automated account at a bank. They didn't know that the account was owned by Mexican drug dealers who thought nothing of torture and murder to get their money back.

The novel follows the killers as they look for their bosses money, the amateur thieves and the police investigation. There is good suspense and excellent character buildup.

I found myself enjoying the story so much that I was disappointed to see it come to an end.

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review by . September 02, 2012
Lucas Davfenport is back in
After 23 novels in the series there isn’t much Lucas Davenport has not seen before. This scene is a new one and very disturbing. The Brooks family home has been turned into a scene that screams of terror and desperation. The dogs were just killed. The family, a dad, wife, and two kids were tortured and eventually killed. Left behind written on a wall, most likely using the blood and one of the dad’s cut off fingers, is a chilling message-- “Were Coming.”   What the …
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Michael A.Draper retired from working as a financial planner with Mass Mutual.   Married to Diana for 48 years, one son and daughter-in-law and two lovely granddaughters.      … more
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Author: John Sandford
Genre: mystery and suspense,
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Date Published: May 15, 2012
ISBN: 9780399157684
Format: hard cover
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