Peter, the main detective, came to the hospital to be with his wife while she had their baby, she was losing a lot of blood, so he had to leave the room. During the night, someone kidnapped one of the babies from the nursery. The head nurse, Marie Bellson, was on duty and the hospital was way understaffed. Peter's oldest daughter (Cindy) was there most of the night, so she was questioned as to who came in and out, and if the nurses were under suspicio... Milk and Honey
Pete Decker, an investigator, has a case to solve involving a quadruple murder. His partner and he find all four bodies. The suspects are all familly members of the murdered. Finalley, a confession is made by Pappy Darcy telling the whole story of how his son was murdered by his daughter-in-law, his wife killed his daughter-in-law and accidentally his daughter, and his other son murdered her friend.... Prayers for the Dead
A prominent heart surgeon is found murdered, and his children lean on his priest son for support, but as the case progresses, the son emerges as the most likely suspect. Dr. Azor Sparks has been found murdered, and Lieutenant Peter Decker is on the case. Sparks was a prominent member of the community, a well-known and gifted heart surgeon with a strong Christian faith, and a slightly odd habit of hanging out with a local biker gang. He was found brutal... Sacred and Profane
When two bodies, charred beyond recognition, are discovered and identified as teenage girls, Pete Decker is forced to investigate. Deep into the crack dens of Hollywood Boulevard he must go, soon to discover that both girls are involved in the pornography industry. He also discovers they died of horrific deaths. Why were they murdered? Decker will soon find out the intricate story behind the murders of bribery, denial, and betrayal....
A slight twist on kellermans' Decker/lazarus books. This time, the main character is Peter Deckers' daughter, Cindy. Now part of the LAPD, Cindy becomes the target of a stalker. Somehow, the crimes against her, a note left in her car and the invasion of her appartment, are linked to a murder from over a year ago. While Peter Decker is invistigating a rash of carjackings, he begins to find evidence that these could also be related. Who would want to h... Stone Kiss
Warner, Aug 2002, 25.95, 390 pp.
New York Conservative Rabbi Jonathan Levine calls his half-brother Los Angeles Police Lieutenant Peter Decker for help. Jon explains that someone executed his Orthodox brother-in-law Ephraim Leiber in a run down New York hotel room. However, the reason Jon wants Peter to come to the Big Apple is to find his teenage niece Shaynda a probable witness to the murder whom has vanished.
Though not ... Street Dreams
Warner, Aug 2003, 25.95, 420 pp.
While on duty, LAPD Police Officer Cindy Decker finds an abandoned infant in a dumpster. The SOP is clear on this scenario: detectives take over seeking the mother. However, Cindy, who is a good cop though only a couple of years on the force, has one fault as far as the brass is concerned. She refuses to pass on a case.
Cindy makes inquiries seeking the missing mother, as she believes the in... The Forgotten
The book opens with the discovery of a hate crime. The shul Rina and Peter Decker attend has been desecrated with Nazi propaganda and hateful graffiti. Peter's investigations lead him to collaring a student at a wealthy and influential private high school. The plot thickens when this student and his therapist are found murdered at a rehabilitation camp.
"The Forgotten" marks a return to the family life of the Deckers. We watch as the family struggles... The Ritual Bath
Sarah Libba Adler is raped. Detective Pete Decker searches for clues to the rapist. However, all clues lead to Rina. Was Rina meant to be raped that night? Sarah was wearing a black wig, like Rina's hair, and came home the same time Rina usually walks home. The police find Moshe wandering around the night of the rape and Rina's attack. Moshe is harmless, right? While Rina and Pete search for the rapist and attacker, a romance begins to develop between th...