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Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport) (edition 1990)

by John Sandford

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Title:Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport)
Authors:John Sandford
Info:Berkley (1990), Kindle Edition, 372 pages
Collections:Kindle
Rating:**1/2
Tags:thriller, kindle, read, 2012

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  jodiesohl | Jun 25, 2016 |
A very interesting start to the series. Gritty and quite different to most other books in this genre for some reason, unless it was the style of the narrator, Lucas Davenport is a very interesting character, look forward to reading more about him. And as for Mad Dog! ( )
  Andrew-theQM | Jun 20, 2016 |
Richard Ferrone
  jmail | Mar 21, 2016 |
This is a gritty and action-packed police procedural that really keeps you on the edge of your seat. It is also very dated, but that kinda adds to the fun.
  bookwyrmm | Feb 11, 2016 |
Lucas Davenport is a police officer who is assigned to the maddog serial killer case. The maddog attacks and murders women with no discernible pattern and leaves rules of how to kill at each murder site. Along with being a police lieutenant Davenport is also a wealthy video game develoepr and a womanizer. I liked the serial killer storyline but I really didn't like Davenport. He does way too many unethical things for my taste and comes accross as a supermacho guy. Not sure If I will read any more in this series. ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
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The killer was mad, but brilliant.

He left notes with every woman he killed. Rules of murder. Never have a motive. Never follow a discernible pattern. Never carry a weapon after it has been used... So many rules to his sick, violent games of death ...

But Lucas Davenport, the cop who's out to get him, isn't playing by the rules.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425205819, Mass Market Paperback)

The haunting, unforgettable, ice-blooded thriller that introduced Lucas Davenport is so chilling that you're almost afraid to turn the pages and so mesmerizing you cannot stop.

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The "maddog" murderer who is terrorizing the Twin Cities is two things: insane and extremely intelligent. He kills for the pleasure of it and thoroughly enjoys placing elaborate obstacles to keep police befuddled. Each clever move he makes is another point of pride. But when the brilliant Lieutenant Lucas Davenport--a dedicated cop and a serial killer's worst nightmare--is brought in to take up the investigation, the maddog suddenly has an adversary worthy of his genius.… (more)

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