Sacred (novel)

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Sacred (novel)
First edition
Author Dennis Lehane
Country United States
Language English
Series Kenzie and Gennaro
Genre Crime
Publication date
Pages 320
ISBN 0-688-14381-4
Preceded by Darkness, Take My Hand
Followed by Gone, Baby, Gone

Sacred (1997) is the third book in the Kenzie/Gennaro series by Dennis Lehane.


Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are hired by a dying billionaire to find his daughter, Desiree, after the previous detective working the case, Jay Becker, disappeared.


The novel won the 1998 Nero Award and was nominated for a Shamus Award for "Best Private Eye Novel" in the same year.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Wolfe Pack Nero Award Recipients chronologically". 2011-12-12. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  2. ^ "The Private Eye Writers of America and The Shamus Awards". Retrieved 2012-03-08.