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Day of Atonement (1991)

by Faye Kellerman

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Series: Decker & Lazarus (4)

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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. And now Decker must find them both somewhere in America before a psychopath ends the life of a confused and frightened youngster whose only sin was to want something more.… (more)
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Decker travels to Brooklyn, meets birth mother, tracks down lost nephew
  ritaer | Jul 28, 2020 |
Hochzeitsreise mit Hindernissen: Eigentlich wollte Detective Pete Decker, frischvermählt mit Rina Lazarus, einfach Urlaub machen bei Rinas ehemaligen Schwiegereltern in Brooklyn. Doch dann verschwindet plötzlich ein Teenager aus der dort ansässigen jüdisch-orthodoxen Gemeinde - und zwar in Begleitung eines berüchtigten Psychopathen. Und aus den Flitterwochen wird eine Jagd auf Leben und Tod... (Klappentext)
  Fredo68 | May 14, 2020 |
Loved this book!

It's been a long time since I've read either of the Kellerman's work but this was a well crafted thriller with a wonderful dose of love and family thrown in. Decker and Rina sprang to life on the page and I can't wait to read the next book. ( )
  PKDuffy | Jan 19, 2018 |
I am truly enjoying spending time with Peter and Rina. Began with number one, and will continue on. ( )
  briellenadyne | Jun 23, 2016 |
good mystery L.A. Jewish policeman - 2nd wife

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.
  christinejoseph | Dec 27, 2015 |
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Faye Kellermanprimary authorall editionscalculated
Franci-Ekeler, ElsTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Greenberg, MitchellNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Simmons, JoieCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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To my brothers—Allan Marder and Stan Marder—who teased me, but taught me
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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. And now Decker must find them both somewhere in America before a psychopath ends the life of a confused and frightened youngster whose only sin was to want something more.

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