Ocean Prey (A Prey Novel)

Ocean Prey (A Prey Novel)

by John Sandford (Author)

Fan-favorite heroes Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers join forces on a deadly maritime case in the remarkable new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author John Sandford.An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behavior from a nearby boat. It's a snazzy craft, slick and outfitted with extra horsepower, and is zipping along until it slows to pick up a surfaced diver . . . a diver who was apparently alone, without his own boat, in the middle of the ocean. None of it makes sense unless there's something hinky going on, and his hunch is proved right when all three Guardsmen who come out to investigate are shot and killed.They're federal officers killed on the job, which means the case is the FBI's turf. When the FBI's investigation stalls out, they call in Lucas Davenport. And when his case turns lethal, Davenport will need to bring in every asset he can claim, including a detective with a fundamentally criminal mind: Virgil Flowers.

In the thrilling novel "Ocean Prey" by John Sandford, readers are taken on a heart-pounding journey filled with mystery, danger, and high-stakes action. The story revolves around Lucas Davenport, a seasoned investigator with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, who finds himself embroiled in a complex case that leads him to the depths of the ocean.

In the midst of a bitter midwestern winter, a series of brutal killings along the frozen shores of Lake Superior sends shockwaves through the region. Davenport dives headfirst into the investigation, determined to uncover the truth behind these gruesome murders. As he delves deeper into the case, he discovers that the victims are all connected to a secretive marine research facility known as Aquarius.

Davenport's investigation takes him to the high-tech underwater research station located miles below the surface of the lake. There, he encounters a group of brilliant scientists and researchers who are conducting groundbreaking experiments. However, as Davenport digs further, he uncovers a sinister plot that threatens the lives of everyone involved.

With the help of his team, Davenport uncovers a deadly conspiracy that involves corporate greed, scientific hubris, and a terrifying secret that lurks beneath the ocean's surface. As the body count rises, Davenport races against time to stop a catastrophic event that could unleash havoc on the world.

"Ocean Prey" is a gripping thriller that keeps readers on the edge of their seats from the very first page. John Sandford's masterful storytelling and intricate plot development create a labyrinth of suspense that will leave readers breathless. This gripping novel delves into the dark underbelly of scientific research and the dangerous consequences of unchecked ambition.


666 pages
April 13, 2021