The Beast: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

The Beast: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

Faye Kellerman


Peter Decker's most modern case with the LAPD is the main strange of his storied profession. while the aged, eccentric billionaire Hobart Penny is located useless in his residence, the police officers imagine that his puppy Bengal tiger should have grew to become opposed to him. yet as Decker and his colleagues, Detectives Marge Dunn and Scott Oliver, dig into the victim's existence, they become aware of that Penny had all types of unique and kinky tastes. It quickly turns into transparent that the beast that killed the strange inventor is all too human.

Following a path of clues that leads from a natural world sanctuary within the San Bernardino Mountains to the wild nightlife of Las Vegas, the LAPD detectives are left juggling too many suspects and too few solutions. To crack a case concerning the 2 such a lot primal instincts—sex and murder—Decker wrestles with a tough selection. should still he flip to somebody with specialist wisdom of either, Chris Donatti, the harmful guy who additionally occurs to be the daddy of Decker's foster son? As his paintings and private existence collide, Decker reveals himself dealing with tricky questions and brooding about if the clash among kin crises tasks would be the undoing of his career.

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