Sacred and Profane

Sacred and Profane

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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: two human skeletons, charred beyond recognition, are identified by a forensic dentist as teenage girls--and for Decker, the father of a sixteen-year-old daughter, vacation time is over. Throwing himself professionally and emotionally into the murder case, he launches a very personal investigation: a quest that pulls him deep into the crack dens of Hollywood Boulevard and painfully close to the children of the streets and a nightmare world he must make his own.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011, c1987
New York : William Morrow, 2009
ISBN: 9780061999253
Characteristics: 432 p. ; 20 cm


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Nov 18, 2015

Thought it was great and will get future series and read them. However, the constant use of unexplained jewish words annoyed me a bit.

Apr 14, 2012

Brilliant, gripping, but very disturbing in the main crime depicted (torture killing of a teenager in a movie).


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