Bonnie and Clyde, they thought. And what's-his-name, the sidekick. Three teenagers with dead-end lives, and chips on their shoulders, and guns.
The first person they killed was a highway patrolman. The second was a woman during a robbery. Then, hell, why not keep on going? As their crime spree cuts a swath through rural Minnesota, some of it captured on the killers' cell phones and sent to a local television station, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers joins the growing army of cops trying to run them down. But even he doesn't realize what's about to happen next.
©2012 John Sandford (P)2012 Penguin Audio
it ranks in at about a 25 out of 30
yes.. simply because i enjoy john sandfords books
yes and he is great as usual
John Sanford always writes a good book and I can hardly wait until the next one.
I enjoyed the way Virgil thinks about life in more of a "normal" way than Luca Davenport tho at the same time the story lines slacks off & actually gets boring...Dumb people doing dumb things and it dragging on. EVEN THO the details of the search were interesting - it was just generally boring. I was REALLY REALLY LEFT Hanging with the dumb ending!
The ENDING.....STUPID ENDING .... nothing concrete...I was left hanging thinging WTF??? John missed a few pegs in this story!
I enjoy that Virgil seems so normal ... he's not rich, not mean, not OVER Done ... a all around great guy who needs some love & personal attention/satisfaction.
The ending is too weird ... think I'd wait for it to hit cable...
I realize that Richard Ferrone can NOT read all of J Sandfords books ... yet he's SO MUCH MORE INTERESTING for the "thriller" plot that goes with the Sandford books.
Sandford has parlayed the relatively minor character of Virgil Flowers into a stand-alone character with at least as much personality as his original Lucas Davenport. I never miss one of Sandford's books and this is as good as any.
Thrilling Exciuting Riveting
The whole plot from stART TO FINMISH IS WONDERFUL AND KEEPS YOU at the edge of your seat
The Latter Day Bonnie and Clyde
Truck driver, Coffee drinker and avid listener of Audio books and Waylon Jennings !!
John Sandford did a great job again with this Virgil Flowers novel. Never a dull moment with Virgil around. Good story line and the Narrator did a fine job too. Can't wait for another Virgil Flowers story to come out !
Terrific dialogue! I love the way John Sanford's characters speak. They are real and likable.I can't wait for the next book by Sanford.
Exciting , great to listen to on long drives.
Of course it has to be Virgil Flowers, he is a one of a kind character.
I listen to two audiobooks a month. My main interest is in a well-told story, so I enjoy a lot of fiction. But I like history as well
It is great being back with Virgil Flowers in his hometown, meeting his parents, and riding around with him on a crazy case!
Eric Conger has a great voice, very versatile when it comes to characterization. I identify his voice with Virgil, of course. But he is also really good with Lucas Davenport.
The kids are dangerous as hell, but hey, they aren't all that bad.
If you enjoy John Sandford novels, you will love this one.
Another great story from Sandford. I always enjoy Virgil's quirky personality and perspective. Sandford brings together a contrast of people, motives, and lives in a compelling plot.
Good read , good timely story and you will not want to stop listening.
Any other John Sandford book.
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