Field Of Prey Author:John Sanford The night after the 4th. of July, Layton Burns Jr., of Red Wing, — Minnesota, finally got lucky. And unlucky. — He'd picked the perfect spot to lose his virginity to his girlfriend, an abandoned farmyard in the middle of cornfields: nice, private, and quiet. The only problem was ....something smelled bad, like, really bad. He mentioned it to a cou... more »nty deputy he knew, and when the cop took a look, he found a body stuffed down a cistern. And then another, and another.
By the time Lucas Davenport was called in, the police were up to fifteen bodies, and counting. And if that wasn't bad enough, when Lucas began to investigate, he made some disturbing discoveries of his own. The victims had been killed over a number of years, one every summer, regular as clockwork. How could no one notice this?
One thing was for sure, the killer lived nearby. The killer was probably someone they saw everyday. And the killer knew they were running out of time.« less