. Only to touch down dangerously in their own backyard. A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Los Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched. Investigating detective Decker is stumped--faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends.
Sanctuary: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 7 #ad - Investigating detective Decker is stumped--faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends. A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Las Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched.
Justice: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 8William Morrow #ad - 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. 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.
Prayers for The Dead: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 9William Morrow #ad - 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.
Prayers for The Dead: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 9 #ad - . And decker's wife, Rina Lazarus. 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.
Serpent's Tooth: A Peter Decker/rina Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 10William Morrow #ad - 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. 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.
Day of Atonement: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 4William Morrow #ad - Day of Atonement: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 4 #ad - Peter decker of the L. A. P. D. The runaway, Noam, is not traveling alone. 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. 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.
A killer has taken him under his wing to introduce Noam to a savage world of blood and terror. 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.
Jupiter's Bones: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 11William Morrow #ad - Decker will need more than the wisdom and support of his wife, rina lazarus, greed, bizarre hidden pasts, and deadly secrets--one that could explode at any time into mayhem so pernicious that it threatens to destroy a multitude of misguided lives--and scores of helpless, to defuse a ticking time bomb of jealousy, innocent children as well.
Once Dr. And now he's dead--a vial of sleeping pills and an empty bottle of vodka standing near his lifeless body. Was ganz's death an accident? suicide? or did someone hasten Jupiter prematurely out of this world? These are the questions LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker and his Homicide team are determined to answer as they enter the cult's fortresslike compound.
Jupiter's Bones: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 11 #ad - Emil euler ganz was a preeminent astrophysicist with a worldrenowned reputation. But then he vanished without any warning to his family or colleagues. But the dead leader's four "privileged" attendants make it clear that the police are not welcome there--and the mysterious disappearance of two of the Order's members, including a child, turns an already uncomfortable situation even uglier and more incendiary.
Fifteen years later, " the founder and charismatic leader of the scientific cult, he reappeared as "Father Jupiter, The Order of the Rings.
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. 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.
Milk and Honey: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 3 #ad - . 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. But his trail is leading him to a killing ground where four bodies lie still and lifeless. 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.
Stalker: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 12William Morrow #ad - But now his two worlds have collided. A first year rookie with the lapd's Hollywood Division, Cynthia Decker became a cop against her father, Peter Decker's, wishes. But police work is in her blood, and she's determined to make it on her own -- even now, when her razor sharp instincts for danger are telling her that something is very wrong.
Stalker: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 12 #ad - . The signs are impossible to ignore: things being moved around in her apartment, the destruction of personal effects. Someone fiendishly relentless, and with decidedly evil intentions, is stalking her. But it's a harrowing trip down a dark canyon road that confirms Cindy's worst fears. Homicide detective Peter Decker never wanted the perils of his job to touch his family.
And with peter decker isolated from her troubles by his own investigation into a disturbing series of car-jackings, it's up to Cindy alone to find out who in her personal and/or professional life wants her frightened or harmed. Or dead. L. A.
The Forgotten: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 13William Morrow #ad - Rina lazarus and her husband, lapd homicide Lieutenant Peter Decker, are shocked by an outrage that cuts close to the spiritual heart of their family. Then ernesto is found brutally murdered, along with his therapist, Dr. For decker and his wife, unraveling the truth behind Ernesto's violent death becomes more terrifying with each sinister twist.
Rina's small storefront synagogue has been desecrated with anti-Semitic graffiti and grisly Nazi death camp photographs. For lethal secrets with roots in the horrors of a past genteration are coming to the surface, propelling Peter and Rina into a ghastly world of ruthless parents and damaged youth -- and toward a dark evil and its ultimate retribution.
The Forgotten: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 13 #ad - The alleged perpetrator is seventeen-year-old Ernesto Golding, a "rich kid" obsessed with haunting suspicions about the origins of his Polish paternal grandfather. Mervin baldwin, at an exclusive nature camp that caters moneyed, troubled children.
Grievous Sin: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 6William Morrow #ad - 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, misplaced passions, cindy—follows a twisted path that winds through a sinister maze of hospital politics, and an able assist from his teenage daughter, Decker—with the help of his tough-as-nails partner, Marge, and torturous mind games that can all too easily lead to murder.
. With a corpse inside. A most grievous sin has been committed. And when a respected nurse vanishes along with a newborn from the nursery, Peter and Rina fear for the safety of their own precious child—especially when the missing nurse's car is found at the bottom of a cliff. But the situation is grim at the hospital, which has been devastated by severe budget cutbacks and staff shortages.
Stone Kiss Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 14Grand Central Publishing #ad - But what starts out as simple inquiries soon evolves into a twisted and perilous journey -- from the darkened slums of New Jersey and the deserted industrial streets of New York to the recesses of sexual perversity and the hidden meeting places of Hasidic outcasts. A horrible murder has occurred in the family of his half-brother, Rabbi Jonathan Levin.
And when salvation is finally within Decker's grasp, it can only be delivered by a depraved lone wolf, hell-bent on his own personal vengeance. Lapd lieutenant peter decker and rina lazarus have their toughest and most emotional case ever when a family member is murdered and another goes missing in this "high-voltage" thriller from New York Times bestseller Faye Kellerman Booklist.
Stone Kiss Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 14 #ad - The rabbi's brother-in-law was found slain in a seedy hotel room in upper Manhattan, and the victim's 15-year-old niece, with whom he was spending the day, is missing. Rina lazarus has some shocking news for her husband, LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker. Thrust into a deadly maze of deceit, and danger, lies, the couple can no longer trust anyone -- friend or family.
Decker, with rina at his side, immediately heads out to New York to assist in the investigation.