All God's Children Author:Arthur Lyons Jacob Asch, the out-of-work reporter turned detective who was introduced in The Dead are Discreet, returns in All God's Children, a new novel of murder in Southern California. — Asch is hired by Robert Haynes to find his 18 year old stepdaughter, Susan Gurney. The search for her leads Asch into Los Angeles' fringe population: first to the Word o... more »f God commune where Susan lived among "Jesus freaks," then to the man who "deprogrammed" her and brought her home just a few days before her disappearance, finally to her boyfriend and the members of his motorcycle gang known as "Satan's Warriors."
An assignment to find a teenage runaway does not seem serious detective work--until the first body is found. From then on, the disappearance of Susan Gurney is no longer a game--long before it has ended, there are other victims.« less