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Author: John Sandford Narrator: Eric Conger Publisher: Penguin Audio Audio Length: Series:The Virgil Flowers Series Release Date: October 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780525634348

Publisher Description

A #1 New York Times Bestseller

Virgil Flowers investigates a miracle--and a murder--in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of "pure reading pleasure" (Booklist).

Wheatfield, Minnesota: a metropolis of six hundred souls and change, for which the word "moribund" might have been invented. Nothing ever happened there and nothing ever would--until the mayor of sorts (campaign slogan: "I'll Do What I Can") and his precocious teenage buddy come up with a scheme to put Wheatfield on the map. Should something dramatic occur--say, that the apparition of the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared at the local Catholic Church--the whole town would be turned into a shrine, attracting thousands of pilgrims. And all those pilgrims needed food, shelter, all kinds of crazy things. The town would get rich! What could go wrong?

Then the shootings begin. And as they--and Virgil Flowers--are about to discover, that's only the beginning of their troubles. . . .

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  • John Sandford’s madly entertaining Virgil Flower mysteries are more fun than a greased-pig-wrestling contest. The plots outlandish; the characters peculiar; and the best bits of dialogue are largely unprintable.

    - Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
  • Another winner.

    - Washington Post 
  • Holy smoke, Holy Ghost is a hot one! . . . The dialogue is sometimes biting and always witty, and the entire book is at once wicked and sublime.

    - Booklist (starred review)
  • Wickedly enjoyable . . . Sandford’s trademark sly humor shines throughout.

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)   Praise for Deep Freeze  
  • Along the way to the satisfying ending, Virgil displays the rough humor and rough justice that make him such an appealing character.

    - Publishers Weekly
  • The ride, as always in a Sandford novel, surprises and delights....Add a gripping storyline, a generous helping of exquisitely conceived characters and laugh-out-loud humor that produce explosive guffaws, not muted chuckles, and you’re in for the usual late-night, don’t-even-think-of-stopping treat when Flowers hits town.

    - Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • “Madly entertaining…the plots outlandish, the characters peculiar, and the best bits of dialogue are largely unprintable.”

    - New York Times Book Review
  • “Wickedly enjoyable…Sandford’s trademark sly humor shines throughout.”

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)


  • A New York Times Book Review Pick of Four Mysteries in Ominous Locales
  • New York Times bestseller
  • A #1 Amazon.com bestseller in Ghost Thrillers
  • A #1 iBooks bestseller in Mysteries & Thrillers
  • New York Times audio bestseller
  • A New York Times Best Crime Book of 2018

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    " This is a funny Virgil Flowers story, with the typical Sandford profane language and gory scenes. As always, it is best to read/listen to the books in order, to follow character development. "

    - Margeemax, 2/17/2021

About the Author

John Sandford is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of more than thirty Prey novels, as well as novels in the Kidd series and the Virgil Flowers series, among other books.

About the Narrator

Eric Conger is a stage actor, voice artist, and award-winning audiobook narrator. He has narrated more than 125 fiction and nonfiction audiobooks and was a four-time finalist for the Audie Award, both as a sole narrator in 2007 and 2008 and as part of a multicast reading in 2001 and 2012. He has earned numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards. His extensive voice-over work includes more than 5,000 narrations for commercial ventures. A graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Paris, he also works as a writer and playwright. He has appeared in over fifty plays and has also translated plays of Molière and Feydeau for regional theaters.