Silent Prey (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Penguin, Mar 1, 1993 - Fiction - 400 pages
41 Reviews
Make noise for a new Prey package and new author introduction!

Dr. Mike Bekker, a psychotic pathologist, is back on the streets, doing what he does best?murdering one helpless victim after another. Lucas Davenport knows he should have killed Bekker when he had the chance. Now he has a second opportunity?and the time to hesitate is through.


  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
9
4 stars
14
3 stars
18
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Suspenseful. A page turner. - Goodreads
The amount of plot twists is insane. - Goodreads
And then the action comes at a much faster pace. - Goodreads

Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport #4)

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

So there are two issues I had with enjoying the book, and they are more my fault than the author's fault. Let me explain. #1 - I listened to this on audiobook for all the first half and a good chunk ... Read full review

Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport #4)

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

During a hunting trip a banker is shot dead. Many people stand to gain by his death including his hunting companions. Lucas Davenport believes that he knows who did it but has a hard time while seeking the truth. An enjoyable read that has twists and turns in the plot. Read full review

Contents

Contents CHAPTER1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER9 CHAPTER10 CHAPTER11 CHAPTER12 CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 16
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1993)

"Like the best writers in this genre—Dashiell Hammett, Elmore Leonard, Ed McBain among them—John Sandford evokes his netherworld with authentic dialogue and meticulous details."—Minneapolis Star Tribune

John Sandford is the pseudonym of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. Camp was born in 1944 and was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He received his B.A. in American Studies from the University of Iowa, and received his first training as a journalist and reporter when he was in Korea for 15 months working for his base paper.

After the army, Camp spent 10 months working for the Cape Girardeau Se Missourian newspaper before returning to the University of Iowa for his Masters in Journalism. From 1971 to 1978, he worked as a general assignment reporter for the Miami Herald, covering killings and drug cases, among other beats, with his colleague, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edna Buchanan.

In 1978, Camp joined the St. Paul Pioneer Press as a features reporter. He became a daily columnist at the newspaper in 1980. In the same year, he was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for an article he wrote on the Native American communities in Minnesota and North Dakota and their modern day social problems. In 1986, Camp won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing for a series of articles on the farm crisis in the Midwest.

Camp has written fourteen books in the bestselling "Prey" series under the name John Sandford. The titles in this series, which features Lucas Davenport, include Rules of Prey, Shadow Prey, Eyes of Prey, Silent Prey, Winter Prey, Night Prey, Mind Prey, Sudden Prey, Secret Prey, Certain Prey, Easy Prey, Chosen Prey, Naked Prey, Broken Prey, Invisible Prey, and now, Phantom Prey.

With the "Prey" series, Sandford has displayed a brilliance of characterization and pace that has earned him wide praise and made the books national bestsellers. He has been hailed as a "born storyteller" (San Diego Tribune), his work as "the kind of trimmed-to-the-bone thriller you can't put down" (Chicago Tribune), and Davenport as "one of the most engaging (and iconoclastic) characters in contemporary fiction." (Detroit News)

Bibliographic information