Heat Lightning Author:John Sandford John Sandford's introduction o Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers in Dark of the Moon was an immediate critical and popular success: "An immensely satisfying tale by a writer at the top of his game" (The Province Journal); "an idiosyncratic thoroughly ingratiating hero" (Booklist); "Stanford makes Flower such a... more »n interesting character, and this is such a good story, that you'll be up late" (Richmond Times-Dispatch).
But now it's Flowers up late.
Flowers is only in his late thirties, but he's been around the block a few times, and he doesn't think much can surprise him anymore. He's wrong.
It's a hot, humid summer night in Minnesota, and Flowers is in bed with one of his ex-wives( the secon one, if you're keeping count) when the telepheon rings. It's Lucas Davenport. There's a body in Stillwater, two shot to the head, found near a veteran's memorial, a=And the victem has a lemon in his mouth.
Exactly like the body they found last week.
The more Flowers works the murders, the moree convinced he is that someone's keeping a list,and that the list could have a lot more names on it. If only he could find out what connects them all... and if he does, and he's almost sorry he did Because if it's true, then this whole thing leads down a lot more trials then he thought it did-and every one of them was booby-trapped.
Filled with the audacious plotting, rich characters, and brilliant suspense that have alwys made his books "compulsively readable" (Los Angeles Times). this is Sandford writing at the top of his game.« less