Ocean Prey by John Sandford, Read by Richard Ferrone
Back on the Case with Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers
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Narrator Richard Ferrone’s gritty voice is a great match for US Marshal Lucas Davenport in Ocean Prey, the 31st book in the Prey series. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss the excellent listening experience provided by a long-running series with a capable narrator at its helm. In this story, Davenport is sent to Florida to help with an FBI investigation of murderous heroine traffickers, and in a crossover from another Sandford series, detective Virgil Flowers is brought in to go undercover. Sandford’s action-packed scenes, as delivered by Ferrone, keep listeners on edge while providing insights into the characters. Ferrone is masterful at performing the witty dialogue, which includes a timely discussion about police-instigated violence.
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