Jul 07, 2020MB_kcls rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Lackluster. That's the best, and saddest word I can find to describe 'Bloody Genius'.
All the John Sanford prerequisites are there - our favorite characters, a new interesting one, and seemingly unsolvable crime, but they did not add up…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jun 22, 2020Bookworm1136 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
4 stars. The twelfth book in Sandford's Virgil Flowers series was a very good read. Virgil gets called in when a controversial professor, involved in a feud with another department, turns up dead. Following the clues and leads takes…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 07, 2020flacasse69 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
Dec 05, 2019Jersey_Girl rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
Nov 08, 2019USAF1969 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
Oct 22, 2019ValinOR14 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
I always enjoy reading how Virgil Flowers's mind works as he follows a crime from clue to clue to clue, and Bloody Genius was no different. The humor in this series makes it lighter fare, which is always fun to read. Flowers is hilarious…Read moreRead more of this comment
Oct 08, 2019bill7215 rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Perhaps my least favorite of Sanford's books, though an average Sanford is much better than most authors.
I guess my biggest negative is all the red herrings in the book. But after fishing in the sea for the first 200 pages it becomes…Read moreRead more of this comment