Books Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes Hardcover, 288 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBroken MonstersAuthorLauren Beukes Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Detective Gabriella Versado investigates after disturbing displays that fuse the bodies of murder victims with those of animals are uncovered in abandoned Detroit buildings. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Also by Lauren Beukes Moxyland The Shining Girls Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Broken Monsters The Book Concierge: Find your next read with NPR's 2014 book guide >> NPR hide caption toggle caption NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2014's Great Reads December 3, 2014 NPR staff and critics selected some 250 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to filter books and find the perfect read for yourself or someone else. Review Book Reviews 'Broken Monsters' Hits Horror Out Of The Park September 17, 2014 We're hard to shock these days, but reviewer Michael Schaub says Lauren Beukes' new novel, Broken Monsters, is flawlessly tense and scary in its tale of a terrible murder in Detroit.