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The Beast - A Decker/Lazarus Novel

Faye Kellerman

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. 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 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 the case, Decker wrestles with a difficult choice: turning to Chris Donatti, the dangerous man who also happens to be the father of Decker's foster son, Gabriel Whitman. As their work and intimate worlds collide, Decker and his wife, Rina, find themselves facing tough questions. And when all these shocking truths comes out, exactly how well will Decker and Rina cope, and survive?

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. 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 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 the case, Decker wrestles with a difficult choice: turning to Chris Donatti, the dangerous man who also happens to be the father of Decker's foster son, Gabriel Whitman. As their work and intimate worlds collide, Decker and his wife, Rina, find themselves facing tough questions. And when all these shocking truths comes out, exactly how well will Decker and Rina cope, and survive?
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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. 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 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 the case, Decker wrestles with a difficult choice: turning to Chris Donatti, the dangerous man who also happens to be the father of Decker's foster son, Gabriel Whitman. As their work and intimate worlds collide, Decker and his wife, Rina, find themselves facing tough questions. And when all these shocking truths comes out, exactly how well will Decker and Rina cope, and survive?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mitchell Greenberg

Length:

11h 47m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:35


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:30


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:50


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

12:17


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

13:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

17:04


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:16


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

15:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:06


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

27:25


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:11


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

12:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:55


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:37


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

20:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

14:18


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:20


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:46


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

13:52


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

18:28


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

21:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

20:57


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

26:10


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

15:33


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

21:06


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

23:18


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:53


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

01:01