Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Naked Prey' mystery writer pays attention to the details.(Final)

Byline: David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer


"Naked Prey" by John Sandford

Putnam, $26.95, 359 pp.

* John Sandford signs, discusses "Naked Prey" 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, Page One, 11018 Montgomery NE.

John Sandford likes to get the details right. For instance, in one passage near the conclusion of "Naked Prey," Sandford's newest murder-mystery, cops are digging through a small town's garbage dump in search of bodies.

Protagonist Lucas Davenport, a state cop who lives in the big city of St. Paul, Minn., is asking Phil Bussard, who runs the dump's bulldozer, how people get through the dump's locked front gate. Is it always locked? …

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