JOHN SANDFORD is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of twenty-eight Prey novels, most recently Twisted Prey; four Kidd novels, eleven Virgil Flowers novels, and six other books, including three YA novels coauthored with his wife, Michele Cook.
"[A] smartly plotted mystery."--New York Times Book
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"Sandford is a terrific storyteller who can spin an
intriguing tale without having to fill it with death-defying
mayhem. . . Armchair sleuths who are intent on solving the crime
for themselves will need to be on their toes."--Minneapolis Star
Tribune "Compulsively readable. . . Readers who like a bit of
unrepentant wiseass in their sleuths will find Flowers fits the
bill. Sandford makes blending humor and mystery look
easy."--Publishers Weekly "Flowers remains one of the great modern
fictional detectives, and Sandford, as always, supplies amazing
secondary characters, sharp dialogue, and plots that confound and
amaze. A near-perfect crime novel."--Booklist (starred
"[A] fast-paced, intensifying adventure. As always, the investigation is intricately plotted, while details of Flowers's family life are included for fans of the character. . .
The irreverent humor and language is perfect for the unconventional law officer in the darkly entertaining series."--Library Journal (starred review) "[Sandford] appears to have no shortage of story ideas. More impressively, he continues to execute them brilliantly. . . Another dazzling whodunit."--The Real Book Spy "Steadily absorbing revelations of all manner of malfeasance, beautifully handled."--Kirkus Reviews