From the Back Cover
THE MADDOG HAD ALWAYS LOVED GAMES. NOW HE WAS PLAYING AND HE WAS KILLING, AND THE JOY OF THE ACT MADE HIS BODY SING WITH PLEASURE.
For the killer who had Minneapolis in a grip of chilled terror, satisfaction came from the thrill of the contest. After each grisly murder he would leave behind one of the rules he had devised:
Never kill anyone you know.
Never have a motive
Never follow a discernible pattern.
He was no textbook psychopath, but Lieutenant Lucas Davenport was no ordinary detective. To bring an end to the maddog's trail of death he would have to play by his own rules.
‘With the first scene, John Sandford grabs you by the throat and never lets go. 'Rules of Prey' is tough, gritty, genuinely scary, with a cop and a killer you will remember for a long, long time’
ROBERT B. PARKER
‘A pulse-quickening, irresistibly readable thriller…as effective as it is brutal’
‘A disquieting thriller…brilliant’
NEW YORK TIMES
About the Author
John Sandford is the pseudonym of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. His eight novels featuring Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport have all been top-ten bestsellers in the USA.