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Product NameSanctuary
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:7.09 inches / Length:4.41 inches / Weight:0.73 pounds / Width:1.22 inches
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Length4.61 inches    (convert)
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AuthorFaye Kellerman
Page Count512
BindingPaperback
Published06/15/1995
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Long DescriptionIn the comfortable surrounds of Los Angeles an affluent Jewish family disappears into thin air. The father's trade is diamonds, a risky international business, and despite the lack of bodies Detective Sergeant Pete Decker knows something is wrong. Then Honey Klein, his wife Rina's old schoolfriend, comes to stay, pulling her children out of school on a surprise - and to Decker suspicious - jaunt. Honey's husband, whose religion has recently turned to fanaticism, is also in diamonds and according to his wife currently on business in Israel. Then Honey and her children vanish, their rented car found empty at the edge of the freeway, and again Decker senses danger - danger that stems from a network of ruthless international politics, danger that could spill on to his own family's doorstep...
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