Winter Prey is the fifth installment of the Prey series written by best-selling crime-thrillers’ author John Sandford.
Winter Prey Book Review
In this Prey story, the super-cop, Lucas Davenport is requested by the sheriff of rural Wisconsin to look into some bizarre murders of three people in the same family.
Iceman and other major characters
The killer known as ‘Iceman’ gives the chills literally. He brutally kills even school children!
Lucas Davenport meets Weather Karkinnen in this town and a sweet relationship ensues. She is the local coroner and is immediately attracted to Lucas. Weather also forms a critical part in the plot.
It is up to the super-smart Lucas Davenport to stop the Iceman before he commits more murders or escapes from the place.
The killer is in the most unlikely places, he even keeps tabs on the investigation indicating a few hints and guesses about who the killer might be. But still the plot thrills us with the genius displayed by Davenport as usual.
John Sandford once again brilliantly shows how some people who were always bullied get back at the society, how the mind gets twisted is painted very vividly. Also, how a child’s mind can be easily manipulated by bad people is portrayed cleverly by the author.
The setting of a frigid icy ground hiding the Iceman getting hunted down by Lucas Davenport makes this book a great read, and the reader will surely gulp it down in one go.
Definitely recommended. Even if you have not read any Prey novel till now, pick this up and you will love it.
Buy it on Amazon now available as Winter Prey (A Prey Novel).
For the review of the next book in the Prey series read Night Prey.
For the review of the previous book in the Prey series read Silent Prey.
For the complete list of Sandford’s Prey series books, check List Of Prey Series Books.
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