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Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4)
Silent Prey - Lucas Davenport, Bk 4
Author: John Sandford
...sequel to Eyes of Prey... — Murder, in hot blood and cold... madness, deep into the bone...   His guards slain, the brilliant, insane pathologist (of Eyes of Prey_ flees to New York, there to continue his experiments, searching the eyes of his dying victims for what they can reveal, the mounting body count causing an uproar in the ci...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425137567
ISBN-10: 0425137562
Publication Date: 3/1/1993
Pages: 358
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 296 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
SILENT PREY is the fourth book in the "Lucas Davenport" series, and I thought it was a worthwhile read. This novel is an unofficial sequel to EYES OF PREY, and features the same serial killer villain, who breaks out of prison to terrorize New York. So my first piece of advice is to read EYES OF PREY before reading this novel.

This book is well written, but I thought there was too much plot. Not only is Davenport on the trail of a serial killer, but he's also after a group of police vigilantes known as the "Robin Hoods." The vigilante plot is convoluted and complex, and I had some problems keeping all the names and plotlines straight. The serial killer stuff is essentially a retread of what you read in EYES OF PREY -- the killer pretty much thinks and acts the same way as he did in the prior book. So there's nothing new or original here.

Sandford's a fine writer, but I thought this effort was a relative disappointment compared to some of his other Prey books.
reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on
Helpful Score: 2
Be aware this is NOT a new novel, it was originally published in 1992 and has apparently been republished.
athompson362 avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 45 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Great follow-up novel to Eyes of Prey. The series moves from the frigid Twin Cities to the gritty and muggy streets of New York. The marquis storyline is good enough to carry the lackluster subplot.
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scotty2 avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 11 more book reviews
a interesting follow up with the villian bekker from eyes of prey. Good stuff all the way
crysteena73 avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 54 more book reviews
Book 4 of the Lucas Davenport series and a continuation of the storyline involving Bekker the baddie from Eyes of Prey. This book takes Davenport to NY to assist one of his old flames on the Bekker case in addition to investigating th "Robin Hood" killers. This book was pretty good. The mystery aspect kept me guessing. I enjoy reading about Davenport but his many women conquests drive me nuts.
celticscrapper27 avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 54 more book reviews
Wow. Another twisted ending in a book about Davenport chasing Bekker. I kept giong back and forth with who the 'bad/good' guy was. The way Bekker was escaping setection was interseting and suprising.
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this is one of the best give it a try you will love it
abookaday avatar reviewed Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, Bk 4) on + 12 more book reviews
John Sanford puts a lot of suspense and detail in each subject. Lucas Davenport is a detective/computer game designer) who is not only good looking, a little macho, but is able to figure out the process of the crime where others find it difficult. Very engaging character...you won't want to put the book down.


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