A Lucas Davenport thriller by internationally bestselling novelist John Sandford
“Don’t worry, I’m just a sociopath. Like you. I’m not psychopath or anything.”
“How do you know I’m not a psychopath?”
Attorney Carmel Loan is beautiful, intelligent, ambitious – and used to getting what she wants. When she becomes infatuated with fellow barrister Hale Allen, she isn’t going to let a little thing like his being married get in the way.
Through the contacts of an ex-client, she hires professional killer Clara Rinker to get rid of Allen’s wife. Smart, attractive Rinker is the best hitwoman in the business – but things go wrong, and the shooting of a witness, a cop, brings DI Lucas Davenport onto the case. Carmel Loan and Clara Rinker must team up to clean up the loose ends – which includes getting Davenport off their backs by any means necessary . . .
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‘John Sandford knows all there is to know about detonating the gut-level shocks of a good thriller’ The New York Times Book Review
‘The best Lucas Davenport story so far. The man has a fine touch for outlaws’ Stephen King on Golden Prey
‘Sandford’s trademark blend of rough humor and deadly action keeps the pages turning until the smile-inducing wrap-up, which reveals the fates of a number of his quirky, memorable characters’ Publishers Weekly on Golden Prey
‘It appears there is no limit to John Sandford’s ability to keep new breath and blood flowing into his Lucas Davenport series. This is a series you must be reading if you are not already’ Bookreporter.com
‘Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers. His writing and the appeal of his lead character are as fresh as ever’ The Huffington Post
‘Sandford is consistently brilliant’ Cleveland Plain Dealer
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