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Jonathan Kellerman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than three dozen bestselling crime novels, including the Alex Delaware series, The Butcher's Theater, Billy Straight, The Conspiracy Club, Twisted, and True Detectives. With his wife, bestselling novelist Faye Kellerman, he co-authored Double Homicide and Capital Crimes. With his son, bestselling novelist Jesse Kellerman, he co-authored the first book of a new series, The Golem of Hollywood. He is also the author of two children's books and numerous nonfiction works, including Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children and With Strings Attached: The Art and Beauty of Vintage Guitars. He has won the Goldwyn, Edgar, and Anthony awards and has been nominated for a Shamus Award. Jonathan and Faye Kellerman live in California, New Mexico, and New York.

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When the aunt who's raised bright, ambitious teenager Tanya hints on her deathbed that she committed murder, Tanya turns to psychologist Alex Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Sturgis for help. Look for the interactive online game. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

The 21st Alex Delaware novel (after 2006's Gone) from bestseller Kellerman contains fewer twists than usual for this contemporary thriller series. Once again, Delaware, an accomplished psychologist, teams with his friend Milo Sturgis, an LAPD detective, to probe a mystery, though this time there's considerable doubt as to the nature of the puzzle. Teenager Tanya Bigelow, whom Delaware treated as a child for obsessive-compulsive disorder, consults him because her aunt Patty, who raised her, conveyed a cryptic message just before she died, apparently confessing to a crime. Shortly after Delaware and Sturgis start investigating, one of Patty's former neighbors turns up dead, the first in a series of corpses that appear, possibly as a result of the duo's turning over old rocks. Since the identity of the killer is revealed relatively early on, the final sections are short on suspense. (Mar. 27) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

"Jonathan Kellerman's novels are an obsession; once started it is hard to quit."--Orlando Sentinel

"The characters are rich, the story's well-plotted and you won't stop reading."--Boston Herald "Filled with Kellerman's psychological insight and action-packed drama."--Toronto Sun Praise for the novels of Jonathan Kellerman Gone "The denouement accelerates to breathtaking, heart-pounding speed."--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Sharply written and well-paced."--Entertainment Weekly Rage "[Kellerman is] a master of the grab-the-reader contest . . . The chills start within the first two pages."--Saint Paul Pioneer Press

"[An] adrenaline-fueled read."--People

Twisted "A perfect whodunit-a tale told with gusto . . . a thrilling, engrossing pace from the first page to the last."--Orlando Sentinel

"Delivers full measures of suspense, humor, and sleuthing."--Los Angeles Times

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