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Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2)
Heat Lightning - Virgil Flowers, Bk 2
Author: John Sandford
It's a hot, humid summer night in Minnesota and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers is in bed, with one of his ex-wives (the second one, if you're keeping count), when the phone rings. It's Lucas Davenport. There's a body in Stillwater -- two shots to the head, found near a veteran's memorial. And the ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425230619
ISBN-10: 0425230619
Publication Date: 10/6/2009
Pages: 432
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 201 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 2825 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I wasn't sure I was going to like this book but once I got started on the story it just caught me and I was reading as fast as I could to find out what was going on, very well written (naturally) and grabs you from the first few pages and won't let go!
papertiger avatar reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 40 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This was my first exposure to Virgil Flowers, a wild child member of Lucas Davenport's flying circus, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and I found the serial murder plot average and the Flowers character fuzzy in my mind. I'm not sure John Sanford has a clear picture of him either. I suspect that as Lucas has aged and risen to power and leadership, Sanford wants to introduce a younger, hipper hero to a different demographic group than his traditional fans. If so, this is a noble attempt; but, Sanford needs to put some more flesh on the bones of his new protagonist to keep the new readers coming back!
annapi avatar reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 334 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
The latest Virgil Flowers story starts out very interesting, with unknown killers targeting several men and leaving a lemon in their mouths. The lemon seems to connect them to the Vietnam war, and Virgil realizes it's the work of professionals, which makes it harder to discover why and who is next. While the story progresses at Sandford's usual smart pace, the ending somehow fell a little flat for me, but that didn't detract much from my enjoyment.
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walkerdk avatar reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 7 more book reviews
I am reading the book right now and love it you just can not guess what is happening. I would recomend the book to all!!
reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 593 more book reviews
Very good read, great plot and ending.
reviewed Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, Bk 2) on + 5 more book reviews
I generally enjoy Sandford's books so this one is no different in that respect. This is the second Virgil Flower's that I have read. Enjoy this character; somewhat a contrast to Davenport. Not much to add.


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