Decker / Lazarus
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  • 1
    The Ritual Bath: The First Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    The Ritual Bath: The First Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (711)
    Performance
    (347)
    Story
    (343)

    Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD is stunned when he gets the report. Someone has shattered the sanctuary of a remote yeshiva community in the California hills with an unimaginable crime. One of the women was brutally raped as she returned from the mikvah, the bathhouse where the cleansing ritual is performed.

    Good Read

    Very enjoyable book. Lively characters, good plot, unusual setting -- an Orthodox Jewish Yeshiva. The book was informative as well as enjoyable. I lik..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 21 2008 by Eva Gannon (Chicago, Illinois, US)
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    The Ritual Bath: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    The Ritual Bath: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Jeff Harding
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Sergeant Decker is called to investigate a rape charge in an isolated Orthodox Jewish Community. Rina Lazarus, the young widow who found the victim, is the only one in the community willing to cooperate with Decker as she tries to steer him through the maze of religious laws that thwart his investigation at every turn. But as the trail grows cold, Decker and Rina grow closer - until a sudden horrific revelation about the case threatens to tear them apart.

    Informative

    I have read this book three times it was great to hear it read

    Reviewed on February 20 2012 by Maraella (United States)
  • 2
    Sacred and Profane: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Sacred and Profane: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (253)
    Performance
    (133)
    Story
    (131)

    Los Angeles Police Detective Peter Decker had grown very close to Rina's young sons, Sammy and Jake, as he had to their mother, and he looked forward to spending a day of his vacation camping with the boys. A nice reprieve from the grueling work of a homicide cop - until Sammy stumbles upon a gruesome sight.

    Do not listen to in the car with children!

    I love this series so far. I feel I am learning so much about Jewish Orthodoxy while being entertained by very believable and exciting plots. BUT, I..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 21 2010 by Sheryl (Portland, OR, United States)
  • 3
    Milk and Honey | Faye Kellerman

    Milk and Honey

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitch Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (210)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (113)

    In the silent pre-dawn city hours - alone with his thoughts about Rina Lazarus, the woman he loves, 3,000 miles away in New York - L.A.P.D. detective Peter Decker finds a small child, abandoned and covered in blood that is not his. It is a sobering discovery, and a perplexing one, for nobody in the development where she was found steps forward to claim the little girl. Obsessed more deeply by this case than he imagined possible, Decker is determined to follow the scant clues to an answer.

    Milk and Honey

    The story is acturally a good one...I don't know if reader is given an exact script...this has so many He said She said and He asked She asked that it..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 11 2009 by Kim (Nixa, MO, United States)
  • 4
    Day of Atonement | Faye Kellerman

    Day of Atonement

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitch Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (151)
    Performance
    (89)
    Story
    (90)

    Peter Decker of the L.A.P.D. never dreamed he'd be spending his honeymoon with his new wife, Rina Lazarus, in an Orthodox Jewish enclave in Brooklyn, New York or that a terrible event would end it so abruptly. But a boy has vanished from the midst of this close-knit religious community, a troubled youth fleeing the tight bonds and strictures he felt were strangling him. The runaway, Noam, is not traveling alone. A killer has taken him under his wing to introduce Noam to a savage world of blood and terror.

    Love this series! Start from the begining!!

    Love Mitch Greenburg’s narration! Definitely start this series from the beginning very little time elapses between books. I am SOOOO excited that Aud..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 24 2012 by Denise (San Jose, CA, United States)
  • 5
    False Prophet: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    False Prophet: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (66)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (57)

    LAPD Detective Peter Decker doesn’t know quite what to make of Lilah Brecht. The beautiful, eccentric spa owner and daughter of a faded Hollywood legend, Lilah was beaten, robbed, and raped in her own home - and claims to have psychic powers that enable her to see even more devastating events looming on the horizon. With his heart and mind on his pregnant young wife, Rina Lazarus, at home, Peter finds it hard to put much credence in the victim’s outrageous claims, or to become too deeply involved....

    getting to know Marge Dunn

    Ms Kellerman is a master at driving the story with both the professional lives of her main characters along with the personal lives of the family. I ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 18 2013 by Kelly (Colorado Springs)
  • 6
    Grievous Sin: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Grievous Sin: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (266)
    Performance
    (219)
    Story
    (214)

    The birth of their baby girl has filled Rina Lazarus and her husband, LAPD Homicide Detective Peter Decker, with joy mingled with sorrow, since complications have ensured that they can have no more children. But the situation is grim at the hospital, which has been devastated by severe budget cutbacks and staff shortages. And when a respected nurse vanishes along with a newborn from the nursery, Peter and Rina fear for the safety of their own precious child.

    Shallow plot, dragged out

    Difficult to listen to this entire book. Didn't require any concentration at all. I put this book in the category of a "dime mystery novel" - Narrat..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 04 2012 by Brenda (Madison, OH, United States)
  • 7
    Sanctuary: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Sanctuary: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (200)
    Performance
    (163)
    Story
    (163)

    A diamond dealer and his entire family have mysteriously disappeared from their sprawling Las Angeles manor, leaving the estate undisturbed and their valuables untouched. Investigating detective Decker is stumped - faced with a perplexing case riddled with dead ends. Then a second dealer is found murdered in Manhatten, catapulting Decker and his wife, Rina, into a heartstopping maze of murder and intrigue that spans the globe... only to touch down dangerously in their own backyard.

    Best of the series

    I'm not a big fan of the more recent Faye Kellerman books, but this older one has everything you loved in her Peter Decker series -- a whopping good ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 31 2012 by karen (United States)
  • 8
    Justice: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Justice: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    Overall
    (165)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
    (125)

    The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture: the seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California's rootless, affluent youth. But even the confession of a disturbed kid with cold "killer eyes" cannot soothe Decker's inner torment. For he knows in his gut this crime goes much deeper and higher than anyone expects - and that true justice, brutal and complete, has yet to be done.

    Great Story but Not Typical of the Series

    If you enjoy this series mostly because of the wonderful Rina Lazarus Decker and her children and/or because of the fascinating peeks into the world o..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 10 2012 by Carol (Massachusetts)
  • 9
    Prayers for the Dead: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Prayers for the Dead: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    Overall
    (142)
    Performance
    (117)
    Story
    (114)

    The brutal murder of Dr. Azor Sparks in an alley behind a restaurant is greeted with public outrage and a demand for swift, sure justice. But the investigation into the well-known surgeon's death is raising too many questions and providing too few answers for homicide detective Lieutenant Peter Decker. , for example, would the family of a man so beloved respond to his slaying with more surprise than grief? And what linked a celebrated doctor with strict fundamentalist beliefs to a gang of outlaw bikers?

    Mediocre at best.

    Too many characters and rather outdated. The beginning of the book mentions doctor television shows that haven't existed since I was a child. Sounds..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 05 2012 by Amazon Customer (SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, United States)
  • 10
    Serpent's Tooth: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Serpent's Tooth: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (49)
    Performance
    (42)
    Story
    (44)

    A man walks into a trendy Los Angeles restaurant - a disgruntled ex-employee with an automatic weapon - and seconds later, thirteen people are dead and thirty-two more have been wounded. It is a heinous act of mass slaughter that haunts Homicide Detective Peter Decker. But, though eyewitnesses saw only the lone gunman - who apparently took his own life after his bloody work was done - evidence suggests more than one weapon was fired.

    this book has "tooth"

    A mystery should have good twists, turns and surprises, and this one does. I would go so far as to say that the mystery in this book is more fully ex..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 18 2013 by Kelly (Colorado Springs)
  • 11
    Jupiter's Bones: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Jupiter's Bones: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (45)
    Performance
    (38)
    Story
    (39)

    Once, Dr. Emil Euler Ganz was a preeminent astrophysicist with a world-renowned reputation. But then he vanished without any warning to his family or colleagues. Fifteen years later, he reappeared as "Father Jupiter", the founder and charismatic leader of the scientific cult, The Order of the Rings. And now he's dead - a vial of sleeping pills and an empty bottle of vodka standing near his lifeless body.

    dull mystery; good family drama

    The mystery, or exploration of the crime is lacking. In fact I would call it boring. Plus Rina is missing for most of the book which is disappointin..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 18 2013 by Kelly (Colorado Springs)
  • 12
    Stalker: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel, Book 12 | Faye Kellerman

    Stalker: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (40)
    Story
    (41)

    Cynthia Decker became a cop against her father, Peter Decker's, wishes. But police work is in her blood, and she's determined to make it on her own -- even now, when her razor sharp instincts for danger are telling her that something is very wrong... The signs are impossible to ignore: things being moved around in her apartment, the destruction of personal effects. But it's a harrowing trip down a dark canyon road that confirms Cindy's worst fears. Someone fiendishly relentless, and with decidedly evil intentions, is stalking her.

    I liked it

    The story kept going throughout. Decker, the dad, showed a very human side when his daughter was in danger.

    Reviewed on August 28 2013 by H Hartsoch (Heflin, AL United States)
  • 13
    The Forgotten: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    The Forgotten: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (41)

    Rina Lazarus and her husband, LAPD Homicide Lieutenant Peter Decker, are shocked by an outrage that cuts close to the spiritual heart of their family. Rina's small storefront synagogue has been desecrated with anti-Semitic graffiti and grisly Nazi death camp photographs. The alleged perpetrator is 17-year-old Ernesto Golding, a "rich kid" obsessed with haunting suspicions about the origins of his Polish paternal grandfather.

    Good Overall

    Almost the entire book. I was a little disappointed with a part of the ending even though the ending was good. I won't say which part.

    Reviewed on May 21 2014 by Tarango (Pearland, TX, United States)
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  • 16
    The Burnt House | Faye Kellerman

    The Burnt House

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (638)
    Performance
    (101)
    Story
    (102)

    A small commuter plane carrying 47 passengers crashes into an apartment building, and LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker works overtime to calm rampant fears. But a grisly mystery lives inside the plane's wreckage: the unidentified bodies of four extra travelers. And there is no sign of an airline employee who was supposedly on the catastrophic flight.

    Recommended for Faye Kellerman Fans

    Faye is the best of the Kellerman clan, and over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have become very real characters, like old friend whose visi..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 19 2007 by Audiophile (Baltimore, MD USA)
  • 17
    The Mercedes Coffin | Faye Kellerman

    The Mercedes Coffin

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By George Guidall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (316)
    Performance
    (52)
    Story
    (53)

    Billionaire genius Genoa Greeves never got over the shocking death of her favorite teacher, Bennett "Dr. Ben" Alston Little, murdered execution-style and stuffed into the trunk of his Mercedes-Benz. No arrests were ever made, no killer charged for the brutal crime. Fifteen years later, the high-tech CEO reads about another execution-style murder; this time the victim is a Hollywood music producer named Primo Ekerling.

    Wonderful people - Decker and his wife and family

    I really enjoy Faye Kellerman's writing and her characters. I enjoy them as people; they're ethical and real. This story is as gripping as the other..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 20 2008 by Corinne (Washington, DC, United States)
  • 18
    Blindman's Bluff | Faye Kellerman

    Blindman's Bluff

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (175)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (58)

    LAPD homicide detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, will be blindsided by a brutal multiple murder in this twisting tale of suspense from New York Times best-selling author Faye Kellerman.

    Good enough

    I don't know what it is about Decker and his family but I find them such nice people that I listen happily to the books as if the narration weren't re..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2009 by Corinne (Washington, DC, United States)
  • 19
    Hangman: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Hangman: A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (260)
    Performance
    (75)
    Story
    (72)

    Fifteen years ago, high school senior Chris Whitman went to jail for murdering his girlfriend, Cheryl Diggs. Propelled by a misguided sense of chivalry, he confessed, determined to save another classmate, the beautiful and vulnerable Terry McLaughlin, from having to testify at his trial. When the truth came out, Chris was released from prison, married Terry - pregnant with his child - and changed his last name to Donatti. He also became a professional killer.

    Felt as if she ran out of time

    I always enjoy the Peter and Rina Decker novels, although I find we haven't had enough of Rina in recent books. And the link between their religious o..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 14 2010 by Babs (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
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    Hangman | Faye Kellerman

    Hangman

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitch Greenberg
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    Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus face a familiar sociopath in this electrifying new tale of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman. When LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker reluctantly agrees to do a big favour for old friend Teresa McLaughlin, he knows that his involvement will bring her sociopathic husband, Chris Donatti, back into his life. But then Terry goes missing and Donatti disappears, leaving their 14-year-old son Gabe behind.

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  • 20
    Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel | Faye Kellerman

    Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (166)
    Performance
    (140)
    Story
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    LAPD lieutenant detective Decker and his wife, Rina, have willingly welcomed fifteen-year-old Gabriel Whitman into their home. While the enigmatic teen seems to be adapting easily, Decker knows only too well the secrets adolescents keep - witnessed by the tragic suicide of another teen, Gregory Hesse, a student at Bell and Wakefield, one of the city’s most exclusive prep schools. Gregory’s mother refuses to believe her son shot himself and convinces Decker to look deeper. What he finds disturbs him. The gun used in the tragedy was stolen....

    Yes, Chris is back

    Faye Kellerman introduced teenaged Chris Donatti in 1995???s ???Justice,??? an unusual but fascinating (and surprisingly erotic) entry in the Peter De..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 10 2012 by Carol (Massachusetts)
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    Blood Games | Faye Kellerman

    Blood Games

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
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    (8)
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    (6)
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    (7)

    When fifteen-year-old Gregory Hesse is found dead, a single gunshot to his head, it appears to be a tragic suicide. But it’s a verdict his mother refuses to accept and eventually her pleas for an inquiry are taken seriously.Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD knows only too well what secret lives teenagers live. He and his wife Rina have recently taken on the responsibility of raising Gabe Whitman, an enigmatic and gifted teen, after his parents abandoned him.

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  • 21
    The Beast: Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus, Book 21 | Faye Kellerman

    The Beast: Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus, Book 21

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Faye Kellerman
    • Narrated By Mitchell Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (150)
    Performance
    (124)
    Story
    (126)

    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.

    Lacking

    This installment just seemed to be lacking something. Suspense maybe. A lot of wild animal info, that was kinda boring. Young love problems with paren..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 09 2013 by Think about this (IL, United States)