John Sandford’s first book, “Rules of Prey” is the first in what became known as the ‘Pray Books’. Featuring Minneapolis cop, Lucas Davenport. In this story up against the Mad Dog killer. The plot is a fast paced and intelligent crime novel with a truly bad guy. The hero is a rich, tough, loner cop who seems to work outwith the police department protocol.
Having worked through a long running series of Bosch books, I was looking for a new character in a successful and long running series. This might be it, I wasn’t that thrilled with the book but will try some more to see how it develops.