Everything you need to understand or teach Rules of Prey by John Sandford.
"A rooftop billboard cast a flickering blue light through the studio windows. The light ricocheted off glass and stainless steel: an empty crystal bud vase rimed with dust, a pencil sharpener, a microwave oven, peanut-butter jars filled with drawing pencils, paintbrushes and crayons. An ashtray full of pennies and paper clips. Jars of Poster Paint, Knives." (Chapter 1, pg. 1). This is the seemingly innocuous opening of this thriller, Rules of Prey by John Sandford.
The maddog is a deranged killer with some of his victims being known as the Chosen. The serial killer is a lawyer who does extensive research on his victims and is a meticulous planner who pays attention to details. He has studied the case of other killers and bunglers learning what mistakes they made, trying to make sure he doesn't make the same mistakes which would lead to his capture. The killer has developed... View more of the Rules of Prey Summary
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