. The birth of their baby girl has filled rina lazarus and her husband, LAPD Homicide Detective Peter Decker, with joy mingled with sorrow, since complications have ensured that they can have no more children. In pursuit of justice, and an able assist from his teenage daughter, Decker—with the help of his tough-as-nails partner, misplaced passions, Marge, Cindy—follows a twisted path that winds through a sinister maze of hospital politics, and torturous mind games that can all too easily lead to murder.
Grievous Sin: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 6 #ad - . With a corpse inside. A most grievous sin has been committed.
Sanctuary: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 7William Morrow #ad - A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Las Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched. Only to touch down dangerously in their own backyard. Investigating detective Decker is stumped--faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends.
. Investigating detective Decker is stumped--faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends. Then a second dealer is found murdered in Manhatten, catapulting Decker and his wife, Rina, into a heartstopping maze of murder and intrigue that spans the globe. Only to touch down dangerously in their own backyard.
Sanctuary: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 7 #ad - A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Los Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched. Then a second dealer is found murdered in manhattan, catapulting Decker and his wife, Rina, into a hearstopping maze of murder and intrigue that spans the globe.
False Prophet: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 5William Morrow #ad - The beautiful, lilah was beaten, eccentric spa owner and daughter of a faded Hollywood legend, robbed, and raped in her own home -- and claims to have psychic powers that enable her to see even more devastating events looming on the horizon. But when lilah's dark visions turn frighteningly real, Decker's world will be severely rocked -- as the "false prophet's" secrets and obsessions entrap the dedicated policeman.
False Prophet: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 5 #ad - . Detective peter decker doesn't know quite what to make of Lilah Brecht. And point a killer toward Decker's own vulnerable family. L. A. P. D. With his heart and mind on his pregnant young wife, at home, Peter finds it hard to put much credence in the victim's outrageous claims, Rina Lazarus, or to become too deeply involved with her equally odd brothers and aging film star mom.
Justice: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 8William Morrow #ad - The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture: the seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California's rootless, affluent youth. But even the confession of a disturbed kid with cold "killer eyes" cannot soothe Decker's inner torment.
For he knows in his gut this crime goes much deeper and higher than anyone expects -- and that true justice, brutal and complete, has yet to be done.
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And when more human remains are found in the same area, Decker and McAdams know this isn’t just a one-off murder case. Within hours, a vista of beauty and tranquility is transformed into a frenetic crime scene. Winding their way through a dangerous labyrinth of steely suspects and untouchable academics, Decker, McAdams, and Rina race to protect their community from a psychopathic killer still in the area—and on the hunt for a fresh victim.
Bone Box: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Decker/Lazarus Novels #ad - In this thrilling chapter in faye kellerman’s bestselling series, through a series of gruesome, unsolved murders, pointing to a diabolical, Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, decades old, serial killer who’s been hiding in plain sight.
On a bright and crisp september morning, while walking a bucolic woodland trail, Rina Decker stumbles upon human remains once buried deep beneath the forest grounds. The body has been interred for years and there is scant physical evidence at the gravesite: a youthful skeleton, a skull wound and long dark strands of hair surrounding the bony frame.
Day of Atonement: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 4William Morrow #ad - Peter decker of the L. A. P. D. A killer has taken him under his wing to introduce Noam to a savage world of blood and terror. But a boy has vanished from the midst of this close-knit religious community, a troubled youth fleeing the tight bonds and strictures he felt were strangling him. Never dreamed he'd be spending his honeymoon with his new wife, Rina Lazarus, in an Orthodox Jewish enclave in Brooklyn, New York -- or that a terrible event would end it so abruptly.
The runaway, Noam, is not traveling alone. And now decker must find them both somewhere in America before a psychopath ends the life of a confused and frightened youngster whose only sin was to want something more.
Self-Defense: An Alex Delaware NovelBallantine Books #ad - Something like murder. Lucy lowell is referred to Alex by Los Angeles police detective Milo Sturgis. The power of the dream, its grip on Lucy’s emotions, suggests to him that it may be more than a nightmare. Alex delaware doesn’t see many private patients anymore, but the young woman called Lucy is an exception.
Self-Defense: An Alex Delaware Novel #ad - New york times bestseller dr. Exciting. A juror at the agonizing trial of a serial killer, Lucy survived the trauma only to be tormented by a recurring nightmare: a young child in the forest at night, watching a strange and furtive act. It may be the repressed childhood memory of something very real.
So is her dream. Loaded with tension and packed with titillating insights. The new york times book review now Lucy’s dream is starting to disrupt her waking life, and Alex is concerned.
Prayers for The Dead: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 9William Morrow #ad - Prayers for The Dead: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 9 #ad - The brutal murder of Dr. Azor sparks in an alley behind a restaurant is greeted with public outrage and a demand for swift, sure justice. But the investigation into the well-known surgeon's death is raising too many questions and providing too few answers for homicide detective Lieutenant Peter Decker. Why, for example, would the family of a man so beloved respond to his slaying with more surprise than grief? And what linked a celebrated doctor with strict fundamentalist beliefs to a gang of outlaw bikers? But the most unsettling connection of all is the one that ties the tormented Sparks family to Peter Decker's own -- and the secrets shared by a renegade Catholic priest.
. And decker's wife, Rina Lazarus.
Milk and Honey: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 3William Morrow #ad - Obsessed more deeply by this case than he imagined possible, Decker is determined to follow the scant clues to an answer. And by the time rina returns, peter decker is already held fast in a sticky mass of hatred, passion, and murder -- in a world where intense sweetness is accompanied by a deadly sting.
Milk and Honey: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 3 #ad - It is a sobering discovery, and a perplexing one, for nobody in the development where she was found steps forward to claim the little girl. But his trail is leading him to a killing ground where four bodies lie still and lifeless. In the silent pre-dawn city hours -- alone with his thoughts about Rina Lazarus, the woman he loves, three thousand miles away in New York -- LAPD detective Peter Decker finds a small child, abandoned and covered in blood that is not hers.
Sacred and Profane: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 2William Morrow #ad - Sacred and Profane: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 2 #ad - Los angeles police detective peter decker had grown very close to Rina's young sons, Sammy and Jake, as he had to their mother, and he looked forward to spending a day of his vacation camping with the boys. Throwing himself professionally and emotionally into the murder case, he launches a very personal investigation: a quest that pulls him deep into the crack dens of Hollywood Boulevard and painfully close to the children of the streets and a nightmare world he must make his own.
A nice reprieve from the grueling work of a homicide cop-until Sammy stumbles upon a gruesome sight. Two human skeletons, the father of a sixteen-year-old daughter, charred beyond recognition, are identified by a forensic dentist as teenage girls--and for Decker, vacation time is over.
Serpent's Tooth: A Peter Decker/rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 10William Morrow #ad - It is a disturbing inconsistency that sends Decker racing headlong into a sordid, labyrinthine world of Southern California money and power, on an investigation that threatens to destroy his reputation and his career. It is a heinous act of mass slaughter that haunts Homicide Detective Peter Decker. But, though eyewitnesses saw only the lone gunman -- who apparently took his own life after his bloody work was done -- evidence suggests more than one weapon was fired.
Serpent's Tooth: A Peter Decker/rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 10 #ad - . A man walks into a trendy los angeles restaurant -- a disgruntled ex-employee with an automatic weapon -- and seconds later, thirteen people are dead and thirty-two more have been wounded.