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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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    Linda Colebrook, NH, United States 03-04-13
    Linda Colebrook, NH, United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Excellent book but a bit gory"

    The book held my interest the whole way through although I was going to give up at the beginning as it was quite a shocking start but read on folks as it is a GOOD book.

    1 of 1 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 Member Since 2017

    Retired former magazine editor who is working harder than ever as Mr. Dad to his 14-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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    Amazon Customer 06-11-17 Member Since 2016
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    "worth the read"

    this was a good book and I enjoyed listening to it. The first few chapters the narrator paused between dialogue way too long and made it choppy, but it got better and I enjoyed the story.

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    Brittany 05-20-17
    Brittany 05-20-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Voice is a bit creepy"

    The book is excellent. The performance is excellent. But the good and bad characters sound creepy because the voice doesn't change.

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    Christopher 01-05-17
    Christopher 01-05-17 Member Since 2015
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    Storyline moved too slow. No real plot twists. Overall not one of the best in the Prey series.

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    dennis 12-28-16
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    "Been a fan from the beginning!"

    Always the best story lines which play out like a movie narrated better than when I read them years ago.

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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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