Moon Music Author:Faye Kellerman Under the desert moon, there's no place to hide. — Just outside of the city's neon Strip, in the bleak wastelands of Nevada's desert, Las Vegas Metro police discover the mauled corpse of a young and beautiful showgirl. Called to the crime scene is Detective Sgt. Romulus Poe - a thirty-five-year-old Vegas native and a seasonsed, fifteen-year poli... more »ce veteran. A loner with a love of justice, Poe immerses himself in the horrific case.
The corpse is badly mutilated. Poe is particularly struck by its dreaded similarities to a horrifying slaying done by an anonymous monster dubbed "the Bogeyman". Immediately, Poe forms an investigatory team: the handsome detective Stephen Jensen; Patricia Deluca, a homicide newcomer; and forensic pathologist Rukmani Kalil, who is also Poe's part-time, unorthordox girlfriend.
From the start, the team is mired in a web of intrigue; and the urgency of resolution becomes frenzied when another young nightime desert dump is found a month later. From Native American mysticism and medieval folk legends to untold modern scientific secrets, Poe must sift through Vegas' sordid history and dark underbelly to solve a series of gruesome murders - and save a beautiful woman he had once loved - before all of them are caught in a deadly dance of MOON MUSIC.« less