By Faye Kellerman
“Fascinating....Fast-paced and dynamic.”
—Dallas Morning News
“Kellerman is taking an important chance the following, and that i imagine she pulls it off in high quality style.”
With Moon Music, New York Times bestseller Faye Kellerman leaves la and heads to stranger territories: “Sin urban” Las Vegas, Nevada. Taking a quick hiatus from her secret sequence that includes LAPD murder Detective Peter Decker and his Orthodox Jewish spouse, Rina Lazarus, Kellerman promises a masterful stand-alone crime novel that crackles with suspense and tantalizes with a slightly of the magical. The horribly savaged physique of a once-beautiful Vegas showgirl is came upon within the wilderness no longer faraway from the world-famous Strip, plunging Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe into the guts of a strange, complete moon-soaked secret that may price him every little thing he holds pricey in lifestyles, together with his sanity.
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I figured I’d simply cease by—” “Jensen doesn’t have a pager? ” “It’s more straightforward to speak in individual. ” an extended pause. She didn’t think him. Ironic, simply because this time he used to be being directly. “When do you think that you’ll make it right here? ” Rukmani was once aggravated. “She’s inquiring for you, Romulus. ” Guilt, guilt. Poe acknowledged, “Give me an hour. ” “Do what you need to do. ” She reduced her voice. “I omit you, Rom. I leave out you in my mattress. ” Poe felt a lump in his center. “Ruki, i think the exact same approach. ” “Do you? ” If she merely knew. “Think we will be able to scouse borrow a couple of minutes by myself this night? ” “I definitely wish so. ” She paused, then spoke pointedly. “And I definitely desire it’s for quite a lot of mins. ” nobody used to be domestic. Poe stood on Jensen’s doorstep, cellphone in hand, sweat falling from his face. The sunlight was once shedding and its rays have been cooking every thing of their direction. He mopped his forehead with a handkerchief, then took out a tube of ointment and bathed his wound. The unguent felt gelatinous and dripped down his cheek. He dabbed up the surplus, then popped a number of Advils. His head throbbed, and his epidermis felt as pinpricked as a tricky steak. After a part minute of baking, he made up our minds that heatstroke wouldn’t do somebody any reliable. He went again to his motor vehicle, grew to become at the air conditioner complete blast, and paged Jensen, expecting a callback. Fifteen mins later, he knew it wasn’t going to ensue. He must have revved up the Honda and proceeded on to Rukmani’s. in its place, he took out his lock choices. Popping the trap to front door inside a minute, he stepped around the threshold and contained in the personless condominium. sizzling and stuffy. a person had close the home windows, had became off the air-conditioning. round those components, humans didn’t do this in the event that they have been in basic terms going out to dinner. since it took extra power to recool where than it did to take care of a suite temperature. yet humans did flip off the juice in the event that they have been making plans an in a single day. He checked his notepad for Gerald Hennick’s quantity, then gave the previous guy a choice. After fifteen jewelry, he hung up. Why didn’t the outdated guy resolution? used to be he out? was once he ok? probably Poe should still cease through. Then he puzzled why he was once so involved for Hennick’s security. He paged Patricia. while she referred to as again, he heard history noise. “Did I interrupt anything? ” “I’m at Barry’s position, placing out earlier than bare urban. ” “Sounds like enjoyable. ” “If you're keen on your males bald and fats. ” She laughed. “I should still speak. Nate’s making up a few subs. We stopped by way of Myra’s for a few real kosher deli takeout. She had plenty of meat yet no cheeses. So significant Ray extra a few provolone and Swiss from his own stash. There’s lots if you’re . ” “I’d like to, yet i have to play the dutiful son. ” “How’s your mom doing? ” “Better, thank you. ” A beat. “Patty, are you speaking in privateness? ” “I’ll name you again in 5 mins. ” extra like mins. Poe acknowledged, “Did you consult Jensen this morning? ” “No. He known as in ailing. ” “Who spoke to him? ” “I bet Molly or Brenda. ” “He’s now not at home,” Poe advised her. “No one’s domestic, in truth.