Silken Prey

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 573 pages
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A New York Times Bestselling Author Murder, scandal, political espionage, and an extremely dangerous woman. Lucas Davenport's going to be lucky to get out of this one alive. A Minnesota political fixer has hit the jackpot -- or so he thinks. Hired to take down an incumbent U.S. senator with a vicious smear to open the way for an ambitious, take-no-prisoners heiress who sees the Senate as a stepping-stone, he decides his payoff should be larger. Instead, he gets only a small one -- 9 millimeters in the heart. Lucas Davenport is investigating the smear when the trail eventually leads to a woman who could give Machiavelli lessons.

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User Review  - Corduroy7 - LibraryThing

WoW! Thank goodness for friends that share books with one another!! I noticed in the latest "bag of books" shared by a girlfriend that there was a "new" author name to me - John Sandford. This is the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric_W - Goodreads

Sandford is in top form in this excellent audiobook read by Richard Ferrone. Lucas is asked by the governor to look into allegations that the Republican Senator has been set up. Kiddie porn was found ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

John Sandford was born John Roswell Camp on February 23, 1944 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Before entering the U.S. Army and serving in Korea, he received a bachelor's degree in American history from the University of Iowa in 1966. After leaving the service, he received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Iowa. During the 1970s, he worked at The Miami Herald, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. In 1985, he began researching the lives of a farm family caught in the midst of the crisis of American farming. The article, Life on the Land: An American Farm Family, won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and the American Society of Newspaper Editors Award for Non-Deadline Feature Writing. After winning the Pulitzer Prize, he began writing fiction. His works include the Prey series and the Virgil Flowers series. In 2014 he made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title's Field of Prey, Uncaged and Deadline.. He has also written nonfiction works on plastic surgery and art.

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