By Faye Kellerman
The expert and the non-public intersect in treacherous methods during this compelling and eerie installment in Faye Kellerman's exciting New York Times bestselling Decker/Lazarus series
Throughout his years with the LAPD, Peter Decker has dealt with a couple of tricky circumstances and unusual killers. yet few of his past assignments evaluate to his newest case—the such a lot strange of his storied career.
When Hobart Penny is located useless in his condominium, the law enforcement officials imagine that his puppy cat—an grownup lady tiger—attacked the reclusive aged billionaire. however it quickly turns into transparent that the beast that killed the eccentric inventor is all too human. Digging into the victim's existence, Decker and his colleagues, Detectives Marge Dunn and Scott Oliver, observe that Penny used to be an extremely atypical guy with unique tastes, together with kinky intercourse with name girls.
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 damage open a case concerning the 2 so much primal instincts—sex and murder—Decker wrestles with a tricky selection. should still he flip to a guy with professional wisdom of either, Chris Donatti, the harmful guy who additionally occurs to be the daddy of Decker's foster son, Gabriel Whitman, a boy no longer with no his personal problems?
As their paintings and intimate worlds collide, Decker and his spouse, Rina, locate themselves dealing with tricky questions. It simply should be that kin crises and work-related tasks turn out an excessive amount of for Decker's occupation. A confluence of ordeals can rigidity even the main intact of households. And while some of these stunning truths comes out, precisely how good will Decker and Rina cope, and survive?