Stone Kiss

Stone Kiss

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'It was the stunned, pale look of bad news' Immediately Lieutenant Peter Decker of the LA police thinks of his elderly parents. Rina, his wife, reassures him the family's fine, but the call was from Rabbi Jonathan Levine, Decker's recently discovered half brother. There has been a murder in Jonathan's family; his brother-in-law, a Hassidic Jew and former drug addict, was found naked in a seedy Manhattan hotel, a single gunshot wound to his head. And his niece, fifteen-year-old Shaynda, is missing...Called on to help his new-found relatives through this terrifying time of looking and waiting, Decker journeys to New York, his eight-year-old daughter Hannah in tow. In a desperate bid to track down the missing girl, Decker finds himself in an alien city and a maze of deceit and danger, on a twisted journey that takes him from the darkened slums of New Jersey and the deserted industrial streets of New York, to the hidden meeting places of Hassidic outcasts...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 36mm | 358.34g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747268835
  • 9780747268833

About Faye Kellerman

Faye Kellerman was born in St Louis, Missouri. She began her career as a dentist but turned to writing after the birth of her eldest child in 1978. As well as the highly popular Peter Decker series she has also written one historical mystery. She has four children and lives with them and her husband, novelist and psychologist Jonathan Kellerman, in Los Angeles.show more

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Lieutenant Peter Decker of the LA police has a disturbing call from Rabbi Jonathan Levine, Decker's recently discovered half brother. There has been a murder in Jonathan's family; his brother-in-law, a Hassidic Jew and former drug addict, has been found naked in a seedy Manhattan hotel, a gunshot wound to his head. And his niece, 15-year-old Shaynda, is missing. Called on to help his new-found relatives through this terrifying time, Decker journeys to New York to track down the missing girl. He finds himself in an alien city and a maze of deceit, on a journey that takes him from the slums of New Jersey to the hidden meeting places of Hassidic outcasts. This is Kellerman at her sharpest, building on the breakthrough of her highly successful The Forgotten.show more

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4 40% (1,356)
3 28% (974)
2 5% (173)
1 1% (42)
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