“Flowers is a welcome addition to [Sandford’s] body of work.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“[Sandford] maintains the page-turning momentum that makes his novels such a treat. If you liked Lucas, you’ll love Virgil.”—The Tampa Tribune
“A book that will keep you turning pages, guessing, and completely immersed—and engrossed—in whatever Sandford wants to throw at you. It’s a great ride, and Sandford proves that sometimes it’s not the character, it’s not the series, it’s the writer.”—The Post and Courier
“An adrenaline rush peppered with laugh-out-loud moments.”—Booklist
“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...
From the Paperback edition.