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.
Jupiter's Bones: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 11William Morrow #ad - 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. Once Dr. Fifteen years later, " the founder and charismatic leader of the scientific cult, he reappeared as "Father Jupiter, The Order of the Rings.
Decker will need more than the wisdom and support of his wife, to defuse a ticking time bomb of jealousy, 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, Rina Lazarus, innocent children as well.
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. 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.
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 - 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. The brutal murder of Dr.
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. 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.
. 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.
Stalker: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 12William Morrow #ad - But it's a harrowing trip down a dark canyon road that confirms Cindy's worst fears. 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. Someone fiendishly relentless, and with decidedly evil intentions, is stalking her. L. A. 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. Homicide detective Peter Decker never wanted the perils of his job to touch his family.
Stalker: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 12 #ad - . 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. The signs are impossible to ignore: things being moved around in her apartment, the destruction of personal effects.
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. The alleged perpetrator is seventeen-year-old Ernesto Golding, a "rich kid" obsessed with haunting suspicions about the origins of his Polish paternal grandfather.
The Forgotten: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 13 #ad - 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. Rina's small storefront synagogue has been desecrated with anti-Semitic graffiti and grisly Nazi death camp photographs.
Then ernesto is found brutally murdered, along with his therapist, Dr. Mervin baldwin, at an exclusive nature camp that caters moneyed, troubled children. For decker and his wife, unraveling the truth behind Ernesto's violent death becomes more terrifying with each sinister twist.
Sanctuary: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 7William Morrow #ad - Then a second dealer is found murdered in manhattan, Rina, catapulting Decker and his wife, into a hearstopping maze of murder and intrigue that spans the globe. Only to touch down dangerously in their own backyard. 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 - A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Las Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched. Investigating detective Decker is stumped--faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends. Then a second dealer is found murdered in Manhatten, Rina, catapulting Decker and his wife, into a heartstopping maze of murder and intrigue that spans the globe.
. 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.
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. Decker, with rina at his side, immediately heads out to New York to assist in the investigation.
The rabbi's brother-in-law was found slain in a seedy hotel room in upper Manhattan, with whom he was spending the day, and the victim's 15-year-old niece, is missing. Thrust into a deadly maze of deceit, lies, and danger, the couple can no longer trust anyone -- friend or family. 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 - Rina lazarus has some shocking news for her husband, LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker. 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.
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The Burnt House: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 16William Morrow #ad - But why, was roseanne's name included on the passenger list?under intense pressure from the department to come up with answers, dangerous secrets, Decker launches an investigation that carries him down a path of tragic history, then, and deadly lies—and leads him to the corpse of a three-decades-missing murder victim.
. And there is no sign of an airline employee who was supposedly on the catastrophic flight. Decker and his wife, rina, have personal reasons for being profoundly shaken by the tragedy, since the "accident" occurred frighteningly close to their daughter Hannah's school. But the fate of the unaccounted-for flight attendant—twenty-eight-year-old Roseanne Dresden—remains a question mark more than a month after the horrific event, when the young woman's irate stepfather calls, insisting that she was never onboard the doomed plane.
The Burnt House: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 16 #ad - Lieutenant peter decker works overtime to calm rampant fears of a 9/11-type terror attack. And as the jagged pieces slowly fall into place, a frightening picture begins to form: a mind-searing portrait of unimaginable evil that will challenge Decker's and Rina's own beliefs about guilt and innocence and justice.
Shock waves ripple through Los Angeles, as L. A. P. D. But a grisly mystery lives inside the plane's charred and twisted wreckage: the unidentified bodies of four extra travelers.
The Mercedes Coffin: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series Book 17William Morrow #ad - Wife rina lazarus offers a cool, despite her growing concern for her husband's welfare—as past and present collide with a vengeance, rational outlook, as always, catapulting Decker ever closer to the edge of an infinite dark abyss. Billionaire genoa greeves believes the lapd should finally solve the fifteen-year-old execution-style murder of her favorite teacher, Bennett Little—especially now that Hollywood music producer Primo Ekerling has been slain in an eerily similar manner: shot and stuffed into the trunk of his Mercedes-Benz.
Lieutenant peter decker resents having to commit valuable manpower to a cold case simply because a rich woman says, now retired, "Jump!" But when a primary investigator in the Little case, suspiciously commits suicide hours after he and Decker talk, the detective realizes something evil's connecting the dots in two murders separated by a decade and a half.