Her name is Clara Rinker, a southern woman, trim, pleasant, attractive, and the best hit woman in the business. She isn't showy; she just goes quietly about her business, collects her money, and goes home.
It's when she's hired for a job in Minnesota that things become complicated for her. A defense attorney wants a rival eliminated, and that's fine. But then a witness survives, the attorney starts acting weird, this big cop Davenport gets on her case, and loose ends begin popping up faster than on an unraveling sweater.
Lucas has no idea of the toll the case is about to take on him. For of all the criminals he has hunted during his life, none has been as efficient or as ferociously intelligent as the one who is about to start hunting him, and none has known so well what his weak spots are...and how to penetrate them.
©1999 John Sandford (P)2012 Penguin Audiobooks
This book so far has be my favorite out of the series. I never seen the ending coming and when I did, WOW what an ending.
The plot was very good. Everytime I thought I have it figured out it changed.
If I have the time I would have listened to this one all at one time.
I am a huge Lucas Davenport fan. This is one of the best in the series. Clara is an interesting "bad girl". Her character is well developed and a great addition to the series. As always Richard Ferrone is spot-on with his performance. Mortal Prey is a must listen after Certain Prey.
He is unique for thrillers...good choice from Stanford.
When Clara did not want to kill that little girl...I cried!!!
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