SECRET PREY Author:JOHN SANDFORD The company chairman lay on the cold ground of the woods, his eyes umseeing, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a rifle bullet fired at close range. Near him stood the four executives with whom he'd been hunting, each with his or her own complicated agenda, each with a reason not to be sorrowful about the man's death. If he read it in a book... more », Lucas Davenport thought, it would seem like one of those classic murder mysteries, the kind where the detectice gathers everyone together at the end and solves it with a little speech.
But there wasn't going to be that easy, he knew. There were currents running through this group, hints and whispers of something much greater than the murder of a single man. Davenport had felt this way not long before, sensed the curling of an indefinable evil, and not only had it almost gottem him killed, it had lost him his financee, who'd never been able to recover from the violence of the encounter. Sometime soon, unless he could stop it, there would be another death, and then another, and Davenport couldn't help wondering if maybe this time, the final death might be his own....« less