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The Beast - a book by Kellerman, Faye

The Beast

The Beast( )
Author: Kellerman, Faye
Series title:Decker/Lazarus Novels Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.99
Book Description:

When reclusive inventor, Hobart Penny, is found dead in his apartment, the cops think his pet—an adult female tiger—attacked the elderly billionaire. But it soon becomes clear that the beast that killed him is all too human.

Digging into the victim's life, LAPD Lieutenant Peter 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.

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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.152 Inches
Book Weight:1.334 Pounds
Author Biography
Kellerman, Faye (Author)
Faye Kellerman was born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 31, 1952. She received a B.A. in mathematics and a doctorate in dentistry from UCLA. Instead of becoming a dentist, she decided to become a writer after being inspired by the success of her husband, Jonathan Kellerman.

Her first novel, The Ritual Bath, won the 1987 Macavity Award for Best First Mystery. It also became the first book in the Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel series, which consists of over 20 volumes. Her other books include Moon Music, The Quality of Mercy, Prism written with Aliza Kellerman, and Double Homicide and Capital Crimes written with Jonathan Kellerman. She received a lifetime achievement award from Strand Magazine on July 10, 2013.


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