Dark of the Moon - John Sandford

Dark of the Moon

By John Sandford

  • Release Date: 2007-10-02
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
4
From 1,069 Ratings

Description

The first Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford.

“Virgil Flowers, introduced in bestseller Sandford’s Prey series, gets a chance to shine...The thrice-divorced, affable member of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), who reports to Prey series hero Lucas Davenport, operates pretty much on his own..”*

He’s been doing the hard stuff for three years, but he’s never seen anything like this. In the small rural town of Bluestem, an old man is bound in his basement, doused with gasoline and set on fire. Three weeks before, a doctor and his wife were murdered. Three homicides in Bluestem in just as many weeks is unheard of. It’s also no coincidence. And it’s far from over...

Reviews

  • Highly recommended

    5
    By Praire hunter
    I've read everything Sanford has written - some several times. The Prey novels are great but Sanford really reinvented the entire series with the appearance of Virgil Flowers. The is the one that launched Virgil - it's outstanding, and with the exception of Heat Lightning might be the most intriguing one. If your a Sanford fan it's well worth a read. If you know the SW Minnesota/South Dakota area consider it a double bonus just to read about the area (which really is a perfect setting for bizarre rural crime). Highly recommended!
  • Dark of the Moon

    4
    By Pickles 7
    Good book lots of twists and turns
  • Exceptional

    5
    By Jtscott79
    A perfect mix of mystery, suspense, and thrill. I loved the book. The story kept me guessing without being convoluted. Being a MN resident, I enjoyed the geographical connection, although this book will appeal to many regardless of the setting. GL radio turned me onto Sandford, this book being my first read, can't wait to start another this evening.
  • Good read

    4
    By Curly669
    For John Sanford novels, read about a dozen so far... This ones better than average..
  • Moon River

    5
    By BillGumby
    Outstanding. More turns and twists than conceivably possible.
  • Dark of the Moon

    5
    By Frozen Tush2
    Fantastic book, riveting , can't put it down. You'll never know who the bad guys are till the end.
  • Dark of the moon

    5
    By ataygreenbay
    Don't waste your time, the Virgil Flowers character is wearing thin. Read one and you have read them all.
  • Dark of the Moon

    4
    By 3/3/2011
    Virgil Flowers solves crime of party where child of dying Mother gets revenge. 9.5
  • Slow to me

    5
    By Spikkejoyce
    To many characters, confusing and not the best work. I love all of the Prey Novels.