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Eyes of Prey Audiobook

Eyes of Prey: The Lucas Davenport Series, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

The “Prey” novels by Pulitzer prize-winning journalist John Sandford consistently make the best seller lists, but they are not for the faint of heart. Featuring Minneapolis Lieutenant Lucas Davenport, these thrillers are raw, graphic, and impossible to put down. In Eyes of Prey, a depressed and unfocused Davenport takes on a macabre case, tracking down a serial killer who maims the eyes of his victims after he has murdered them.

©1991 John Sandford (P)1993 Recorded Books, LLC

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    pemcorgi 07-27-14
    pemcorgi 07-27-14

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    "Too gory for me"
    Would you try another book from John Sandford and/or Richard Ferrone?

    I personally don't like so much blood and gore, so would not choose another Sandford book.


    Would you ever listen to anything by John Sandford again?

    No


    Was Eyes of Prey worth the listening time?

    Yes, the story line was exciting, just not the details!


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    brenda hubbard 06-10-14 Member Since 2012

    I am a college professor and professional actor, director and playwright. The peformance of the book is as important to me as the writing.

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    "one of the best yet!"

    I am a rather avid listener of detective mysteries and have always been a fan of John Sandford. This one has it all, interesting plot, great characters, action packed, weird nemisis. I highly recommend it.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Ed Saint Augustine, FL, United States 08-31-15
    Ed Saint Augustine, FL, United States 08-31-15 Listener Since 2006

    Retired former magazine editor who is working harder than ever as Mr. Dad to his 13-year-old daughter.

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    "Worthwhile earlier effort"

    I've read almost all the books in the Prey series and was happy when this earlier effort was made available on Audible. I waited several months after the purchase before listening and had forgotten it was from early in the series when I began the listen. At first I was confused. What happened to Weather? What about his older daughter? Then it came back to me. Lucas seemed a bit more raw, which makes sense. The bad guys in this novel were really bad and reminded me why I like this series so much. The inevitable victory of good over evil is even more satisfying when the evil is high. The occasional bumbling of Sandford's evil characters was pretty much missing here but this didn't detract from the overall effect, although I missed narrator Ferrone's excellent vocal personification in this area. Davenport fans will appreciate this early installment.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Magda Dayton, OH, United States 07-20-16
    Magda Dayton, OH, United States 07-20-16 Member Since 2012
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    "one of Lucas's best stories"

    loved the suspense. Bekker was amazingly crazy. The innerstory of the NYC was also very good. loved lily.

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    Ben Harrison DALLAS, TX, US 06-02-16
    Ben Harrison DALLAS, TX, US 06-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant!"

    The story is ingenious and compellingly written and read. The climax was well worth the wait, and was itself astonishing and gave new insight and depth to Davenport's character.

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    Bradly Hackworth 05-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Fifth time is still good ;)"

    As it said in the headline, fifth time. I've read this book four times. Such a captivating story, still love it.

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    Debbie Richard 05-13-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Never Saw It Coming"

    Loved this story. Dark but draws you in from the beginning. Big fan of The Prey Series.!

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    Kimber 01-01-16
    Kimber 01-01-16
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    "Doctor, Doctor, whose your friend?"

    This is my second time through the Lucas Davenport series. The evolution of Lucas is fascinating. I don't like his behavior in this story, but I am interested and invested in Lucas enough to empathize with his current struggles. I am rooting for him.

    Mr. Sandford's villains are excellent, no evolution here, they are fully developed in every book, and they embrace their evilness as normal - terrifying.

    Mr Stanford has the excellent ability to tell a different story each time and with the comfort of the same hero you are lulled into a sense of safety, because after all you know Lucas, what could go wrong? HA! Hold on, this is going to be a good one!

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    Hathor16 Maryland, USA 12-19-15
    Hathor16 Maryland, USA 12-19-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Becker is Nuts!"

    I was on the edge of my seat during this book. Becker is the nuttiest bad guy ever. Not my favorite story but that's about subject matter, not about the quality of the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Adrienne Reilly Tucson, AZ 12-16-15
    Adrienne Reilly Tucson, AZ 12-16-15 Listener Since 2008

    Adrienne reilly

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    "This is my 3rd John Sandford Book"

    Oh my gosh. I love Everything I can wait to listen to Silent Prey. I'm getting ready to order it now

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