Sergeant Pete Decker is driving through a housing estate one night when he discovers an abandoned toddler in blood-stained pyjamas. As Decker and his partner, Marge Dunn, hunt for the child's parents, the bee-stings they notice all over the child's arm guide them to a honey farm set in the barren scrubland surrounding Los Angeles.
It's a tough landscape, populated by hard-working people with little time for city folks, so the two detectives aren't surprised when there is no welcoming party.
Nothing, though, has prepared them for the incredible stonewalling from the locals, nor for the grisly sight that greets them in the farmhouse.
But Decker and Dunn are professionals to the core and, delving deeper, find a gruesome mystery far more lethal than the ordinary hornet's nest...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 21/06/1990
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780747234302
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Review by askum
This wasn't too bad of a book, took me a bit to get into but then it caught my attention.
Review by TGPistole
I usually like books in the Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series. This one was OK but not one of the best. I never really connected with the people in the story so didn't really care "who did it." I do enjoy the Peter/Rina subplots.