TerryRodgers wrote:Oops...thank you for the correction. I love John Sandford's novels. I thought it strange when I saw them. That's why they stuck in my memory. I just finished "Broken Prey" and he had quite a few colons. Examples:
page 156: A whispery laugh: "Nope, it's me, old Charlie Pope."
page 168 - He dictated: "Davenport added that any woman...."
page 186 - Lucas nodded: "Yes."
page 186 - As he went out the door, he looked back at the thin man with his Burgular book: "Sophisticated?"
page 215 - Youngie grinned: "Man, you look like ****.
These are just samples. The whole novel is laced with them. I'm going to start another one of his soon. I'll be on the look out for them.
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