The beast: Peter Decker / Rina Lazarus Series, Book 21

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(1)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

The professional and the personal intersect in treacherous ways in this compelling and eerie installment in Faye Kellerman's thrilling New York Times bestselling Decker/Lazarus series

Throughout his years with the LAPD, Peter Decker has handled a number of tough cases and strange killers. But few of his previous assignments compare to his latest case--the most bizarre of his storied career.

When Hobart Penny is found dead in his apartment, the cops think that his pet cat--an adult female tiger--attacked the reclusive elderly billionaire. But it soon becomes clear that the beast that killed the eccentric inventor is all too human. Digging into the victim's life, Decker and his colleagues, Detectives Marge Dunn and Scott Oliver, discover that Penny was an exceptionally peculiar man with exotic tastes, including kinky sex with call girls.

Following a trail of clues that leads from a wildlife sanctuary in the San Bernardino Mountains to the wild nightlife of Las Vegas, the LAPD detectives are left juggling too many suspects and too few answers. To break open a case involving the two most primal instincts--sex and murder--Decker wrestles with a difficult choice. Should he turn to a man with expert knowledge of both, Chris Donatti, the dangerous man who also happens to be the father of Decker's foster son, Gabriel Whitman, a boy not without his own problems?

As their work and intimate worlds collide, Decker and his wife, Rina, find themselves facing tough questions. It just might be that family crises and work-related responsibilities prove too much for Decker's career. A confluence of ordeals can stress even the most intact of families. And when all these shocking truths comes out, exactly how well will Decker and Rina cope, and survive?

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780062121752
9780062121776
9780062221803
9780062253613
9780062221780
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 24d9b698-e759-eb9c-efa7-87cd10336f63
Grouping Title beast
Grouping Author kellerman faye
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-19 23:26:08PM
Last Indexed 2018-07-18 23:49:56PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Greenberg, Mitchell.
author Kellerman, Faye.
author2-role Greenberg, Mitchell.
author_display Kellerman, Faye
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane
collection_catalog Audiobook, Fiction, Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Adult Audiobook, Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Bellevue - Adult Large Print, Donelson - Adult Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Adult Large Print, Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook, Green Hills - Adult Audiobook, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction, Southeast - Adult Fiction, Southeast - Adult Large Print, Thompson Lane - Adult Large Print
display_description "Over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have got through a lot together. They've faced more than their share of serial killers and psychopaths. But this time two very different cases may cause them to re-evaluate everything they hold dear. One case involves Gabe, the troubled boy they've taken into their home. The other is much stranger - a man is found dead in his apartment, apparently mauled by his pet tiger. There is more to each case than anyone expects. But will Decker's family distractions finally prove too much? And when the truth comes out, will Rina and Peter's family survive?"--
format_catalog Book, CD audio book, Large Print, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 24d9b698-e759-eb9c-efa7-87cd10336f63
isbn 9780062121752, 9780062121776, 9780062221780, 9780062221803, 9780062253613
item_details ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399677|Bellevue - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399727|Southeast - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399743|Donelson - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DO||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399750|Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399800|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399826|Hermitage - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399842|Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192044399859|Hermitage - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000414287|35192048915106|Green Hills - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000414950|35192044379687|Bellevue - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000414950|35192044379737|Green Hills - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000414950|35192049798352|Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO Fiction Kellerm|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GO||, ils:CARL0000415689|35192044475857|Bellevue - Adult Large Print|Fiction Kellerm Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000415689|35192044475881|Edmondson Pike - Adult Large Print|Fiction Kellerm Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000415689|35192044475907|Thompson Lane - Adult Large Print|Fiction Kellerm Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||TL||, ils:CARL0000415689|35192045401266|Southeast - Adult Large Print|Fiction Kellerm Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, overdrive:0adbbdb7-1088-4dc9-9e90-cd8377b3a9df|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:a8912f40-bc65-49c4-baaa-6bb0408169ae|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, CD audio book, Large Print Book
last_indexed 2018-07-19T04:49:56.837Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD AUDIO Fiction Kellerm, Fiction Kellerm, Fiction Kellerm Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane
primary_isbn 9780062121752
publishDate 2013
record_details ils:CARL0000414287|Book|Books|First Edition.|English|William Morrow,|2013.|371 pages ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000414950|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Harper Collins Publishers,|[2013]|10 sound discs (ca. 11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., ils:CARL0000415689|Large Print|Books|First HarperLuxe Edition.|English|HarperLuxe,|[2013]|557 pages (large print) ; 23 cm., overdrive:0adbbdb7-1088-4dc9-9e90-cd8377b3a9df|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|HarperCollins|2013|, overdrive:a8912f40-bc65-49c4-baaa-6bb0408169ae|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2013|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399859 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399743 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399727 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192048915106 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399677 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399842 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399800 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399826 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414287 35192044399750 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414950 35192049798352 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000414950 35192044379687 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000414950 35192044379737 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:a8912f40-bc65-49c4-baaa-6bb0408169ae -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000415689 35192044475881 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000415689 35192045401266 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000415689 35192044475857 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000415689 35192044475907 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:0adbbdb7-1088-4dc9-9e90-cd8377b3a9df -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
series Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus mysteries
series_with_volume Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus mysteries|21
subject_facet Audiobooks, Decker, Peter (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Lazarus, Rina (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Police -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American
title_display The beast
title_full The Beast Peter Decker / Rina Lazarus Series, Book 21, The beast / Faye Kellerman, The beast [sound recording] / Faye Kellerman, The beast [text (large print)] / Faye Kellerman
title_short The beast
title_sub Peter Decker / Rina Lazarus Series, Book 21
topic_facet Audiobooks, Decker, Peter (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Large type books, Lazarus, Rina (Fictitious character), Mystery, Police, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller