The company chairman lay dead in the woods, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a bullet at close range. Around him stood the four executives with whom he had been hunting, each with a reason not to be sorry about the man's death. A classic murder mystery, it would seem: the kind where the... show more
The company chairman lay dead in the woods, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a bullet at close range. Around him stood the four executives with whom he had been hunting, each with a reason not to be sorry about the man's death. A classic murder mystery, it would seem: the kind where the detective gathers everyone together at the end and solves the case. But Lucas Davenport knows it's not going to be that easy. There are currents running through this group, hints and whispers of something much greater than the murder of a single man. Some time soon, unless he could stop it , there would be other deaths - and Davenport can't help but wonder if maybe the final death might be his own ...
Edition language: English
Series: Lucas Davenport 1 (#9)
I don't want to say too much except that I was shocked at the reveal of who did it in this one. Sandford played a very good game with readers. I honestly didn't get it until we finally see who has been pulling strings all along. I was also sad to see how Lucas is dealing with the fallout to his rela...
This book certainly didn't disappoint, however, it doesn't contain the level of suspense I've come to expect from this series. That having been said, I'm off to get the next book.
At first I thought this would be a bit of a pedestrian outing in this series but the plot soon picks up and Lucas is as winning as ever. Perhaps a bit more angst than usual but the fascinating characters and the narration by Richard Ferrone made this an enjoyable listen.
Audrey MacDonald is the power-hungry wife of a loathsome bank executive who wants to become president and CEO of the Polaris Bank. The current president, who is in the midst of negotiating a merger that would drastically alter the future plans of the other bank executives, is shot while on a h...
This book took me to a hunting lodge and had a feel of an Agatha Christie novel. A rich businessman is killed and Davenport picks his way through the executives that wanted him dead. Lucas is depressed because Weather is gone and the team is still healing from the damage done to them in Sudden Prey.