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Storm Front

Sandford, John (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Storm Front
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Minnesota cop Virgil Flowers teams up with an Israeli cop who is tailing a man who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic--a copper scroll revealing startling details about the man known as King Solomon. Problems mount when teams of murderous bad guys believe Virgil and the woman cop are getting in their way of claiming the relic for themselves.
Authors: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-
Title: Storm front
Publisher: New York :, G.P. Putnam's Sons,, [2013]
Characteristics: 376 pages ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Minnesota cop Virgil Flowers teams up with an Israeli cop who is tailing a man who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic--a copper scroll revealing startling details about the man known as King Solomon. Problems mount when teams of murderous bad guys believe Virgil and the woman cop are getting in their way of claiming the relic for themselves.
ISBN: 9780399159305
0399159304
Statement of Responsibility: John Sandford
Subject Headings: Flowers, Virgil (Fictitious character) Fiction. Government investigators Minnesota Fiction. Minnesota Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Topical Term: Flowers, Virgil (Fictitious character)
Government investigators
LCCN: 2013024514
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Jun 24, 2014
  • rahmmie rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Not bad but definitely not one of Sandford's best. Fortunately, the main character's development is so well done that it helps with most shortcomings in the plot

I thoroughly enjoyed Storm Front as I have all the other "Virgil Flowres" books. Fast paced, witty and well written.

Apr 14, 2014
  • Dazio rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This author is off of my "to read" list. While the i was intrigued by the books description I found it very disappointing.

Spot on everyone: I suspect the co-author (his wife?) was instrumental in the development of some of the female characters and plot lines in come sort of "tandem" writing effort. It failed dismally. The Flowers character deserves better.

Mar 01, 2014
  • imgrimey rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

All prolific mystery writers are allowed one "stinker" which disappoints even their best fans.
This is a real dud from a terrific writer.

Jan 29, 2014
  • codydawg1 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

He really rambles on and on and on ....... didn't finish. I use to like him.

Jan 19, 2014
  • rbsuds rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I have read all of Sandfords,but this was slow and boring.

Jan 17, 2014
  • raydat51 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

By now it's a formula and, though there is the occasional funny line, I have largely moved on from these. Flowers is much more ineresting than Davenport at this point.

Jan 06, 2014
  • deRougemont rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A light, fun diversion, but far from one of Sandford's best.

Dec 28, 2013
  • Marie55BA rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This book needs to be in the garbage and forgotten

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