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Penguin, Sep 23, 2008 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Virgil Flowers hunts a killer responsible for a strange string of murders in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford.

On a hot, humid summer night in Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A body has been found near a veterans’ memorial in Stillwater with two shots to the head and a lemon in his mouth—exactly like the body they found two weeks ago.

Working the murders, Flowers becomes convinced that someone is keeping a list—with many more names on it. And when he discovers what connects them all, he’s almost sorry. Because if it’s true, then this whole thing leads down a lot more trails than he thought it did—and every one of them is booby-trapped.

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User Review  - TheJeanette - LibraryThing

Of course, four stars in the brain candy category is not the same as four stars in the great literature category, but I really enjoyed the ride while reading this book. This is the second in Sandford ... Read full review

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User Review  - SunnySD - LibraryThing

Bodies are turning up propped against soldiers' memorials around Minnesota. Dead, tortured, with lemons stuffed in their mouths. Virgil Flowers doesn't have much to go on, but he's pretty sure the trail leads back to Vietnam.... Another eminently readable outing by that f'en Flower. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

John Sandford is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of the Prey novels, the Kidd novels, the Virgil Flowers novels, and six other books, including three YA novels co-authored with his wife Michele Cook.

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