Bloody Genius

Bloody Genius

Book - 2019
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"Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review)"--
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, ©2019.
ISBN: 9780525536611
Characteristics: 372 pages ;,25 cm.


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May 12, 2020

It takes Virgil a bit to get to the bottom of this one. The edge of my seat was not being used like most Virgil Flowers stories. I made it to the end it was worth the wait. Still good.

May 06, 2020

I have not read all John Sandford's novels but I have read all the stories in the Virgil Flowers series. Great read.

Feb 28, 2020

Virgil #5 2019

Jan 09, 2020

Its a Virgil f****n Flowers book- up to par

Jan 07, 2020

As a long time fan of mystery/detective (serial) novels, I find the "F Flowers" novels rank pretty highly--- like Travis McGee... and as quirky as Hercule Poirot. John Camp is an excellent story teller... and knows how to add special details--- most of which I appreciate as I was born and raised in neighbouring Manitoba (now residing in Penang, Malaysia).- M.D.

Jan 04, 2020

As always, Virgil Flowers’ cases are a delectable read. Sanford’s assortment of seedy characters never disappoints. Count me as a fan.

Dec 19, 2019

Not his best Flowers book, but still good.

Dec 05, 2019

I need to "quote" 2 commenters from below. I LOVE Virgil Flowers books of all the John Sandford novels. And, I too like Virgil more when he is in a rural, out in the farms, ranches and small towns of Minnesota. This one took place at a large college. It was good, kept my attention and the last 1/3 of the book really wound up being true Virgil Flowers for sure.
I look forward to the next VF book....but hope that one goes back to the backwoods area where Virgil is more comfortable. Oh, and I can hardly wait for his twins to be born! That might put a tiny crimp in Virgil's life style and detecting!

Nov 08, 2019

I like all of John Sanford's books. But I especially like his Virgil Flowers' novels. BLOODY GENIUS is the 12th edition in the series and it's a humdinger. More false trails than usual and some genuinely unique characters make it a lot of fun. Hook up the false trails with the title, and you get a small spoiler of what is going to be happening. Great read.

Oct 27, 2019

I like Flowers best in a more rural environment where his kookiness blends in better.

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