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Rules of Prey 2,676 copies, 57 reviews
Broken Prey 2,055 copies, 26 reviews
Chosen Prey 1,952 copies, 19 reviews
Invisible Prey 1,919 copies, 33 reviews
Mortal Prey 1,919 copies, 19 reviews
Hidden Prey 1,886 copies, 26 reviews
Mind Prey 1,872 copies, 20 reviews
Easy Prey 1,866 copies, 18 reviews
Dark of the Moon 1,859 copies, 54 reviews
Naked Prey 1,843 copies, 27 reviews
Certain Prey 1,834 copies, 19 reviews
Winter Prey 1,784 copies, 23 reviews
Shadow Prey 1,769 copies, 25 reviews
Eyes of Prey 1,725 copies, 27 reviews
Secret Prey 1,710 copies, 21 reviews
Phantom Prey 1,707 copies, 31 reviews
Sudden Prey 1,666 copies, 19 reviews
Night Prey 1,634 copies, 16 reviews
Silent Prey 1,570 copies, 23 reviews
Wicked Prey 1,514 copies, 33 reviews
Heat Lightning 1,474 copies, 42 reviews
Storm Prey 1,406 copies, 48 reviews
Dead Watch 1,374 copies, 20 reviews
Buried Prey 1,371 copies, 44 reviews
Rough Country 1,331 copies, 47 reviews
The Devil's Code 1,320 copies, 14 reviews
Bad Blood 1,245 copies, 40 reviews
The Hanged Man's Song 1,117 copies, 15 reviews
Stolen Prey 1,091 copies, 61 reviews
Shock Wave 1,069 copies, 33 reviews
The Night Crew 1,054 copies, 12 reviews
Mad River 980 copies, 28 reviews
Silken Prey 965 copies, 58 reviews
Field of Prey 927 copies, 41 reviews
Storm Front 882 copies, 56 reviews
The Fool's Run 842 copies, 13 reviews
Gathering Prey 807 copies, 35 reviews
Deadline 771 copies, 30 reviews
The Empress File 736 copies, 10 reviews
Extreme Prey 716 copies, 31 reviews
Escape Clause 658 copies, 36 reviews
Golden Prey 635 copies, 35 reviews
Saturn Run (Author) 625 copies, 45 reviews
Deep Freeze 579 copies, 23 reviews
Holy Ghost 523 copies, 27 reviews
Twisted Prey 499 copies, 22 reviews
Neon Prey 446 copies, 22 reviews
Bloody Genius (Author) 401 copies, 24 reviews
Masked Prey 326 copies, 21 reviews
Uncaged 227 copies, 12 reviews
Ocean Prey 134 copies, 6 reviews
Outrage (The Singular Menace, 2) 119 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (Editor) 50 copies, 3 reviews
FaceOff (Contributor) 405 copies, 28 reviews
MatchUp (Contributor) 226 copies, 22 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2007 (Contributor) 175 copies, 5 reviews

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Hunting 'Prey' On The Streets Of The Twin Cities
Morning Edition, Friday, July 31, 2009 at 0am
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Sandford's Latest: A Thriller with a Rock Countdown
Weekend Edition Saturday, Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 0am

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John Sandford, real name John Roswell Camp (born February 23, 1944), is a New York Times best-selling author, American novelist, a former journalist and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize.

Camp was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Anne Agnes (Barron) and Roswell Sandford Camp. His mother's family was German and Lithuanian. He received a bachelor's degree in American history and literature and a master's in journalism, both from the University of Iowa.

From 1971 to 1978, Camp wrote for The Miami Herald. In 1978, he moved to Minneapolis and started writing for The Saint Paul Pioneer Press as a features reporter; in 1980 he became a daily columnist. That year, he was a Pulitzer finalist for a series of stories on Native American culture. In 1985, during the Midwest farm crisis, he wrote a series entitled "Life on the Land: an American farm family," which followed a typical southwest Minnesota farm family through the course of a full year. For that work, he won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and the American Society of Newspaper Editors award for Non-Deadline Feature Writing. He worked part-time at the Pioneer Press in 1989 and left the next year.

Camp is an avid fiction reader himself. When asked in 2018 "What's your favorite book of all time?" by the New York Times, he responded, "An impossible question. If you put a gun to my head—say a .40-caliber Walther PPQ, or maybe a .45 ACP Colt Gold Cup—I'd say The Once and Future King, by T. H. White." Both weapons he mentioned make appearances in many of his novels.

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