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Chosen Preyby John Sandford
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A New York Times bestseller!
Lucas Davenport returns in the most harrowing and unexpected Prey novel yet — the story of a congenial man, and his most uncongenial obsession...
Art history professor James Qatar?s hobby was taking secret photographs of women. At night when he was all alone he?d dream about them and indulge his fantasies. Then one day his fantasy went too far. Now it?s Qatar?s turn to become an obsession — of Davenport?s. And for both men there?s no turning back.
"Sandford is in top form here, his wry humor and his development of Lucas's combative, affectionate relationship with Weather lighting up the dark of another grisly investigation." Publishers Weekly
"Brutal, unrelenting action." The Los Angeles Times
"Lucas davenport is back. Surprises await around every bend...a very satisfying ride." USA Today
"A real rush. You?ll love it." Intelligencier Journal (Lancaster, PA)
"New twists and surprises." The Post and Courier (Charleston, NC)
"A heart-stopping climax." The Richmond Times-Dispatch
"John sandford is in top form in Chosen Prey." The Stuart News/Port St. Lucie (FL)
Art history professor James Qatar's hobby of secretly photographing women develops into something more serious as he begins to act out his fantasies — and soon kills one of his prey. Deputy Chief Lucas Davenport realizes Qatar is a monster in the making. The only way to stop him may be for Lucas to walk right into his lair.
He seems like such a nice man. Youd never guess what was going on in his mind
Art history professor James Qatar has a hobby: he takes secret photographs of women to fuel more elaborate fantasies. When hes alone. Behind locked doors. Then one day, he goes a step further and... well, one thing leads to another. Qatar has no choice. He has to kill her. And you know something? He likes it.
When Deputy Chief Lucas Davenport takes the case, he assumes itll be straightforward police work. He couldnt be more wrong. As the investigation trail takes some unexpected turns, it becomes clear that nothing is straightforward about this killer, his victims, or his motives. And to stop him Lucas has no choice but to walk right into his lair.
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY JOHN SANDFORD
A New York Times bestseller!
Lucas Davenport returns in the most harrowing and unexpected Prey novel yet—the story of a congenial man, and his most uncongenial obsession...
Art history professor James Qatar’s hobby was taking secret photographs of women. At night when he was all alone he’d dream about them and indulge his fantasies. Then one day his fantasy went too far. Now it’s Qatar’s turn to become an obsession—of Davenport’s. And for both men there’s no turning back.
About the Author
John Sandford is the author of twenty-two Prey novels, most recently Stolen Prey; the Virgil Flowers novels, most recently Shock Wave; and six other books. He lives in Minnesota.
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