WorldCat Identities

Conger, Eric

Works: 224 works in 917 publications in 1 language and 33,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Novels 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Eric Conger
Heat lightning by John Sandford( Recording )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Flowers, an "idiosyncratic, thorougly ingratiating hero" is tasked with apprehending the most coldly efficient killer he's ever pursued. Flowers is in bed with an ex-wife (the second one) late one humid summer night when he receives a startling phone call. It's his old associate Lucas Davenport, and the news couldn't be worse. A dead body has turned up with two bullets to the head and a lemon stuffed in its mouth--just like the corpse authorities found last week. As Flowers pluges headlong into the investigation, it quickly becomes apparent that someone is keeping a hit list. Evidently the list includes a great many names--and Virgil Flowers just might be near the top
Dark of the moon by John Sandford( Recording )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Flowers is sent to Bluestem, a small town where everyone knows everyone else, to investigate the murders of a man burned to death in his home and a doctor and his wife, unaware that he is tracking a murderer who may be targeting Virgil as his next victim
Bad blood by John Sandford( Recording )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In southern Minnesota, a young man murders a local farmer, drops the body into a grain bin, and then calls the sheriff to report the 'accident.' Suspicious, the sheriff calls in Virgil Flowers, who quickly breaks the kid down. The next day the boy is found hanging in his cell. Virgil suspects foul play, and as he investigates he begins to uncover a multigeneration, multifamily conspiracy - a series of crimes of such monstrosity that even he has difficulty in comprehending it
Shock wave by John Sandford( Recording )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstore chain PyeMart has its sights set on a Minnesota river town, but two angry groups want to stop it: local merchants and environmentalists. The protests don't seem to be slowing the project, though, until someone decides to take matters into his own hands. The first bomb goes off on the top floor of PyeMart's headquarters. The second explodes at the construction site itself. Who's behind the bombs, and how far will they go? It's Virgil Flowers's job to find out before more people get killed
Mad River by John Sandford( Recording )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Sharp, Becky Welsh, Tom McCall. They were Bonnie and Clyde, they thought, and what's-his-name, the sidekick. Three teenagers with dead-end lives, and chips on their shoulders, and guns. The first person they killed was a highway patrolman. The second was a woman during a robbery. Then, hell, why not keep on going? As their crime spree cuts a swath through rural Minnesota, some of it is captured on the killers' cell phones and sent to a local television station. Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers joins the growing army of cops trying to run them down. But something doesn't feel quite right to him about the whole thing. He just hopes he can figure out what before too many people die. But even he can't realize what is about to happen next
Rough country by John Sandford( Recording )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the third installment of John Sandford's Virgil Flowers series, a long-needed fishing trip gets interrupted when Flowers receives a call to investigate a murder at a nearby women-only resort in northern Minnesota. As he inquires about the woman's death, Flowers uncovers a shocking web of jealousy and deceit
Deadline by John Sandford( Recording )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Southeast Minnesota, a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. The proposal up for a vote before them is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. The vote is favorable. Meanwhile, Virgil Flowers is helping out a friend, when he gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A murdered body has been found, and the victim is a local reporter
Storm front by John Sandford( Recording )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers receives a message telling him that he's about to get a visit from an Israeli cop. She's tailing a who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic. As it turns out, there are very bad men chasing the relic, and they don't care who's in the way or what they have to do to get it
Escape clause : a Virgil Flowers novel by John Sandford( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Flowers' investigation into the theft of two rare Siberian tigers from the Minnesota Zoo is complicated by a summer visit from his girlfriend's sister, who aims to seduce him
Saturn run by John Sandford( Recording )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary new thriller of the future from #1 New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford and internationally known photo-artist and science fiction aficionado Ctein. Over the course of thirty-seven books, John Sandford has proven time and again his unmatchable talents for electrifying plots, rich characters, sly wit, and razor-sharp dialogue. Now, in collaboration with Ctein, he proves it all once more, in a stunning new thriller, a story as audacious as it is deeply satisfying. The year is 2066. A Caltech intern inadvertently notices an anomaly from a space telescope--something is approaching Saturn, and decelerating. Space objects don't decelerate. Spaceships do. A flurry of top-level government meetings produces the inescapable conclusion: Whatever built that ship is at least one hundred years ahead in hard and soft technology, and whoever can get their hands on it exclusively and bring it back will have an advantage so large, no other nation can compete. A conclusion the Chinese definitely agree with when they find out. The race is on, and an remarkable adventure begins--an epic tale of courage, treachery, resourcefulness, secrets, surprises, and astonishing human and technological discovery, as the members of a hastily thrown-together crew find their strength and wits tested against adversaries both of this earth and beyond. What happens is nothing like you expect--and everything you could want from one of the world's greatest masters of suspense"--
Deep freeze by John Sandford( Recording )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman from a community where he exposed school-board corruption years earlier is found dead, Virgil Flowers identifies clues linking the case to a 20-year high school reunion and its related traumas, dramas and rivalries
Avenger by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney and Vietnam veteran Cal Dexter is also an avenging manhunter who sets his sights on the worst fugitives from justice. As an former "tunnel rat" who fought the Vietcong in miles of dark, twisting underground passages, Cal is used to hunting his prey in harrowing circumstances. Now he's after Zorah Zilic, a Serbian leader who's murdered the grandson of a mining tycoon. Cal is paid to lead a foray against Zilic's South American stronghold, but he soon finds that traitors abound in the shifting political climate and that he can't trust anyone
The Reagan diaries by Ronald Reagan( Recording )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronald Reagan's diaries covering 1981 to 1989
Hidden prey by John Sandford( Recording )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a statewide troubleshooter, Detective Lucas Davenport is plunged into a murder investigation that involves a Russian corpse, 50-year-old bullets, and some high-level government connections
Naked prey by John Sandford( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naked bodies of a black man and white woman are found hanging from a tree in the woods of northern Minnesota. Lucas Davenport, investigating the crime, discovers it is not what it appears to be
Chosen prey by John Sandford( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deputy Police Chief Davenport tries to track down a twisted killer who has begun to kill the women he is secretly photographing
On my honor by Marion Dane Bauer( Recording )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience
Dead watch by John Sandford( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of the #1 bestselling Prey novels comes an extraordinary story of murder, passion, and deadly ambition--a political thriller like no other. RA page-turner, a new hero ... [and] a breakneck pace. S--"Minneapolis Star Tribune." Abridged. 5 CDs
Mortal prey by John Sandford( Recording )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly killed in a hit attempt, retired top hitwoman Clara Rinker goes into hiding, prompting Lucas Davenport, a one-time target of Clara's, to assist the FBI and DEA in tracking her down before her old bosses in the St. Louis mob get to her first
Broken prey by John Sandford( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas Davenport faces a living nightmare, in one of the scariest Prey novels yet from the number-one bestselling author
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