Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 464 pages, 7.5 × 4.25 × 1 in
Published: May 4, 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0425234606
ISBN - 13: 9780425234600
Read from the Book
Randy Whitcomb was a human stinkpot, a red-haired cripple with a permanent cloud over his head; a gap-toothed, pock-faced, paraplegic crank freak, six weeks out of the Lino Lakes medium-security prison. He hurtled past the luggage carousels at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, pumping the wheels of his cheap non-motorized state-bought wheelchair, his coarse red hair a wild halo around his head. "Get out of the way, you little motherfucker," he snarled at a blond child of three or four years. He zipped past the gawking mother and tired travelers and nearly across the elegant cordovan shoe-tips of a tall bearded man. "Out of the way, fuckhead," and he was through the door, the anger streaming behind him like coal smoke from a power plant. The bearded man with the elegant cordovan shoes, which came from a shop in Jermyn Street in London, leaned close to his companion, a dark-haired woman who wore blue jeans and a black blouse, running shoes and cheap oversized sunglasses with unfashionable plastic rims. He said, quietly, in a cool Alabama accent, "If we see yon bugger again, remind me to crack his skinny handicapped neck." The woman smiled and said, "Yon bugger? You were in England way too long." Brutus Cohn, traveling under the passport name of John Lamb, tracked the wheelchair down the sidewalk. There was no humor in his cold blue eyes. "Aye, I was that," he said. "But now
From the Publisher
For twenty years, John Sandford''s novels have been beloved for their "ingenious plots, vivid characters, crisp dialogue and endless surprises" (The Washington Post), and nowhere are those more in evidence than in the sudden twists and shocks of Wicked Prey.Out of Lucas Davenport''s past comes a psycho nursing a violent grudge. But why go after Davenport for revenge when Davenport''s young daughter is so close-and so vulnerable?
About the Author
John Sandford is the pseudonym of the Pulitzer prize-winning journalist John Camp. This is his eleventh Prey novel. He is also the author of The Night Crew and the two Kidd novels, The Fool's Run and The Empress File. He lives in Minnesota.