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Shadow Prey | [John Sandford]

Shadow Prey

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Publisher's Summary

In Shadow Prey, the crackling sequel to Rules of Prey, Twin Cities Sleuth Lucas Davenport teams up with NYPD Lieutenant Lily Rothenberg to track down an elusive killer, known only as Shadow Love. Among the victims are a Minneapolis slumlord, a judge from Oklahoma City, and a Manhattan politician. The murder weapon is a Native American ceremonial knife.

©1990 John Sandford (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Ammar 02-23-15
    Ammar 02-23-15 Member Since 2015
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    "not as amazing as the first book."

    still it was engaging. i probably needed more depth. Lucas Davenport seemed a little unrealistic even though the writer explores more of his personality.

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    A. Best The Twin Cities, MN 02-08-15
    A. Best The Twin Cities, MN 02-08-15 Member Since 2009

    Gift Subscription for my lovely wife.

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    "Narrator, not actor."

    Would've preferred the narrator acted a bit more instead of just reading it. I think I would've been more engaged in the story had the narrator actually put some life into the characters other than that it's a solid thriller.

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    LaurelOlivia Carlsbad, ca, United States 01-26-15
    LaurelOlivia Carlsbad, ca, United States 01-26-15 Member Since 2013

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    "His fans will like it"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Not really, it was pretty much more of the same. It was frustrating in several ways. One of the main characters through the book was a man named Shadow Love, the name ruined the flow for me. I know Indian names and anything else would have been better, it distracted me every time Lucas used it and in one chapter he must have said it thirty times.


    Would you ever listen to anything by John Sandford again?

    Possibly, the subject or premise would have to be enticing.


    What three words best describe Richard Ferrone’s performance?

    He is perfect for the character Lucas. I would seek him out.


    Did Shadow Prey inspire you to do anything?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    His love affairs were irritating too. I am sure the scenarios happen everyday but...............

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    Scott 01-16-15
    Scott 01-16-15
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    "Not a hero I can believe in"

    This genre has a hero, the cop who you want to believe in, whom you want to succeed. If the "hero" is a scumbag, it's hard to enjoy the book. This "hero" attempts to convince a married woman to cheat on her perfectly innocent and believably loyal husband. When she resists multiple times, he keeps at it. I personally don't find that to be a great character trait and it basically killed any affinity I would have for the "hero" or the story. I will not be purchasing Any subsequent books in this series.

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    USA Buyer COLDWATER, MI, United States 12-06-14
    USA Buyer COLDWATER, MI, United States 12-06-14 Member Since 2011

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    "Too Wordy"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone who wants to be bored to death. Too wordy, has a very slow pace.


    What could John Sandford have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Shorten the story so it does not drag. Good story but pace too slow.


    What three words best describe Richard Ferrone’s voice?

    Very good voice and good vocal variety


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None I can think of., Sorry


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    Doug Wilkie 11-24-14
    Doug Wilkie 11-24-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Okay, but unnecessary events."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Basic story okay, but unnecessary language and sex scenes, had nothing to do to keep the story going.


    Would you recommend Shadow Prey to your friends? Why or why not?

    See above, same question.


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    Elisabeth Durham, NC, United States 11-04-14
    Elisabeth Durham, NC, United States 11-04-14 Member Since 2014
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    "3 Stars What Happened?"

    I loved John Sandford's first book in the Prey Series "Rules of Prey". Classic, well written crime drama - a rogue cop who bends a lot of rules but ultimately gets the job done. Shadow Prey follows the same formula, but I found this story to be a snooze-fest and thus never got "gripped". I'll try the 3rd in the series; depending on my reaction I'll be in for #4 or out the door with Sandford.

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    David Burns 10-17-14
    David Burns 10-17-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Sandford's commentary"
    Would you listen to Shadow Prey again? Why?

    Sure, it keeps you hangin.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I will listen to him but his Jersey accent doesn't fit Minnisooooota


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Richard Ferrone?

    Yes


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Terror redefined.


    Any additional comments?

    Sandford needs to keep his liberal feelings out of his writings

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    Kimberly C High 06-27-14 Member Since 2014
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    "I am HOOKED!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    It starts off by gripping my interest and not letting go! I definitely recommend this book!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Shadow Prey?

    The climax - the final showdown between good and evil - blew my mind. I was so nervous for Lucas and his family! I could barely breathe! Thank goodness for the safe!!


    Which character – as performed by Richard Ferrone – was your favorite?

    Lucas - he has a cool, alpha male "swag" about him, and I can feel it through Richard Ferrone's voice.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The beginning of the book was heartbreaking. Without giving away much, my heart ached for the poor girl. She was a human being...somebody's daughter. All I could think to myself is 'She will never be the same.'


    Any additional comments?

    I have purchased the next two books in this series! I love the Prey series thus far and plan to listen to each and every book!!!

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    M. Rye Valby, Denmark 05-24-14
    M. Rye Valby, Denmark 05-24-14 Member Since 2012
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    "So happy to "stumble" across this series."
    If you could sum up Shadow Prey in three words, what would they be?

    Thrilling, captivating and enthralling.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was exciting and felt very plausible. It was a fresh breath that you followed both the police and the killers thoughts. The Main character Lucas Davenport, he's clever, intelligent, tough and a ladies man, but also a man who has has flaws and is hard to figure out. Well written characters that are not one dimensional.


    What about Richard Ferrone’s performance did you like?

    Richard Ferrone has a very cool dry voice, he makes the book come to life. I really enjoyed listening to him tell the story.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Some of the things that made me go woah, didn't see that one comming.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm hooked to this series, only greif is that some of the books aren't available in my country.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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