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Lucas Davenport's first case as a US marshal sends him into uncharted territory in the thrilling new novel in the number one New York Times best-selling series.
Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension but for the US Marshals Service, and with unusual scope. He gets to pick his own cases, whatever they are, wherever they lead him.
And where they've led him this time is into real trouble. A Biloxi, Mississippi, drug-cartel counting house gets robbed, and suitcases full of cash disappear, leaving behind five bodies, including that of a six-year-old girl. Davenport takes the case, which quickly spirals out of control as cartel assassins, including a torturer known as the "queen of home-improvement tools", compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house. Things get ugly real fast, and neither the cartel killers nor the holdup men give a damn about whose lives Davenport might have saved; to them he's just another large target.
Filled with his trademark razor-sharp plotting and some of the best characters in suspense fiction, Golden Prey is further reason why "Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers" (The Huffington Post).
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By Wayne on 04-29-17
If you're not a Davenport OG don't start with this
You are going to read this book if you are a fan, like I me, but definitely not one of his better ones. Story seemed very pedestrian and only meh (shrug the shoulders and say it). Got my credit of entertainment but super disappointed in the story BUT super thankful the same narrator is still reading...that alone is worth the credit. NEW FANS please don't start with this book...you need to work up to this mediocrity.
36 of 37 people found this review helpful
By Sookie on 04-30-17
Ferrone is the reason I was able to finish.
I have eagerly waited for every new Sanford book, but find that knowing who done it from the beginning did not keep me interested..the characters were not interesting...Ferones narration was the best...but story hard to follow, boring. I love Sanfords early books, but find the past few were not interesting...sorry John.
22 of 23 people found this review helpful