Buried Prey - John Sandford

Buried Prey

By John Sandford

  • Release Date: 2011-05-10
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 2,180 Ratings)


For twenty-five years the unsolved kidnapping of two young girls has haunted Minneapolis homicide detective Lucas Davenport. Today, the bodies have been found. Today, he returns to a crime—and a nightmare—darker than any before...

A block on the edge of the Minneapolis loop is being razed when a macabre discovery is made: two girls buried under a rotted old house. Lucas Davenport knows how long they’ve been there. In 1985, he was part of the manhunt to track down two kidnapped sisters. They were never found—until today. With the bodies discovered, Davenport has the chance to return to the crime that has haunted him for years. The deeper he probes, the more one thing becomes clear: It wasn't just the bodies that were buried. It was the truth.


  • Good as all the series

    By Boo&TJ
    Very well written
  • Buried Prey

    By woolman45
    Another Sanford classic. Nothing better than Lucas Davenport on the hunt. Surrounded by his BCA team and getting the bad guy hard.
  • Buried Pretty

    By CMRosebaom
    I enjoyed reading this book as much as one can when theme rider of young girls.it was certainly well written and full of suspense.the author lived up to his reputation as a good writer.
  • Another great read

    By 1SGSFRon
    ...from John Sandford This one was hard to put down
  • Buried Prey

    Very good, as with all of his ‘Prey’ series!
  • Great installment

    By Silasnana
    I have loved Lucas Davenport since reading the very first Prey novel. This installment was perfect- a horrendous crime, a crazed killer, moments of humor and hilarious banter, and the constantly working mind of our hero, Davenport. However, the prologue was a wonderful hook, taking all of us back to the beginning days of his career. It was really cool to be with Lucas as he met Del and the rest of the gang. These long term friends are with him until the end of another investigation and their relationship adds a touching element to the story. Prey fans will not be disappointed.
  • A great read!

    By Mackey S.
    Since I've already read all of the authors current works, I had to dig back some. I really enjoyed the early Davenport. Never have been disappointed with this author. Always looking forward to the next book.
  • Another great book from John Sandford!

    By MysteryFan2000
    John Sandford is one of my favorite authors. I've read most of his Lucas Davenport books, and it seemed like Lucas was shifting as a character from an investigator to a manager. I was ok with that, because the Virgil Flowers series is also awesome - another great character. But I was happy to pick up this book and find Lucas back in the lead investigator's role. As usual, Sandford created a plot that kept me turning the pages rapidly - and eventually unable to put down the book. I highly recommend it!
  • Buried Prey

    By Great prey
    Vintage Sandford. All the action and immediacy of a "Prey" novel. Great read.
  • Outstanding! (As always)

    By KY-Born
    Love all Sandford's work and the Prey books particularly. You will too.