Gathering Prey is a crime novel written by Pulitzer Prize winning writer John Sandford. It is the twenty-fifth book in the Prey series and one of the few books to deal with underground sub-cultures such as: Street Kids, Travelers, Juggalos and Crust Punks.
John Sandford is the pen name for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. A New York Times bestselling author of more than forty novels, his work includes the popular Prey series and the Virgil Flowers books. He has also co-authored the science-fiction thriller Saturn Run with Ctein and three young-adult books in the Singular Menace series with Michele Cook.
Silent Prey (1992): Lucas is up against a cunning killer who is targeting prostitutes in this fourth book of the series. As he races against time to catch the murderer, he must also contend with personal demons and a strained relationship with his girlfriend.
Winter Prey (1993): In this fifth book, Davenport travels to a small town in Wisconsin to hunt down a gruesome killer who has been preying on young women. As he delves deeper into the murder investigation, he realizes that the killer is much closer than he ever could have imagined.
Broken Prey (2005): Davenport is hunting for a brutal killer targeting young women in this sixteenth book of the series. As he tries to find clues, he discovers that the killer has a personal vendetta against him.
Buried Prey (2011): Lucas Davenport revisits a cold case from his early days as a detective in this twenty-first book of the series. While investigating the case, he uncovers shocking secrets that threaten to destroy the lives of those involved.
Uncaged (2014): The first book in the Singular Menace series introduces readers to Shay Remby, a teenage girl who sets out to rescue her brother from a mysterious organization known only as The Singular Menace. Along the way, she teams up with a group of other teens who have been targeted by the organization and discovers that The Singular Menace has sinister plans for them all.
Rampage (2016): In the final book in the series, Shay and her friends launch a daring mission to take down The Singular Menace once and for all. But the organization has prepared for their attack, and the teens must use all their skills and wits to survive and bring down their powerful and dangerous enemy.
Overall, the series by John Sandford is a must-read for fans of crime fiction. With engaging characters, page-turning plots, and a realistic depiction of police work, these books will satisfy anyone looking for a gripping and entertaining read.
Initially, the author published the Prey series under his real name. However, as the series gained traction and readership increased, his publisher recommended the use of a pen name to create a stronger and more recognizable brand for his books. After deliberation, the author chose the name John Sandford as his pen name and has published all subsequent novels under this name. 59ce067264