By Gilbert Cruz
Updated October 01, 2007 04:00 AM

John Sandford introduced Det. Virgil Flowers in Invisible Prey, the last installment in his long-running Lucas Davenport series. In Dark of the Moon, Flowers investigates a series of murders in a small Minnesota town.

Grisliest Death
Two victims have their eyes shot out.

Bottom Line
This attempt to kick off a new series is eclipsed by both an unconvincingly devious villain and a hero who signals his hipness with his choice of indie-rock T-shirts. C-