Deception: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - Alex delaware’s psychological prowess, it’s now. On a dvd found near her lifeless body, the emotionally and physically battered woman chronicles a long ordeal of abuse at the hands of three sadistic tormentors. But even more shocking is the revelation that the offenders, like their victim, are teachers at one of L.

A. S most prestigious prep schools. But while searching for predators among the privileged, Alex and Milo may be walking into a highly polished death trap. Don’t miss the sneak peek of Jonathan Kellerman’s new novel, Mystery, inside. Homicide detective milo sturgis is assigned to probe the hallowed halls of Windsor Prep Academy, and if ever he could use Dr.

Deception: An Alex Delaware Novel - As the scandal-conscious elite close ranks around Windsor Prep, Alex and Milo push to expose the dirty secrets festering among society’s manor-born. Her name is elise freeman, and her chilling cry for help comes too late to save her.





Breakdown: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - One of his best to date. Bookreporter “Gripping. At the same time, alex is caught up in another quest: the search for Zelda’s missing son. Shortly after zelda’s release, an already sad situation turns tragic when she is discovered dead on the grounds of a palatial Bel Air estate. Having experienced more than enough of L.

A. S dark side to recognize the scent of evil, Alex turns to his friend LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis for help in finding out who ended Zelda’s broken life. Psychologist Dr. As alex struggles to piece together the brief rise and steep fall of a gorgeous, talented actress, the corruption of a family, he and Milo unveil shattered dreams, and a grotesque betrayal of innocence.

Breakdown: An Alex Delaware Novel - . A master craftsman at the top of his game. With each devastating revelation and damning clue, Alex’s brilliant mind is challenged as never before—and his determination grows to see a killer caged and the truth set free. Praise for breakdown   “This is a book you should not miss. Alex delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son, Ovid.

An exhilarating masterclass in the art of plotting, suspense, characterization and brilliant mind games.





Guilt: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - But even the good doctor’s vast experience with matters both clinical and criminal might not be enough to cut down to the bone of this chilling case. Backtracking six decades into the past stirs up tales of a beautiful nurse with a mystery lover, wealthy doctor who seems too good to be true, along with any records of a newborn, and a hospital with a notorious reputation—all of them long gone, a handsome, and destined for anonymity.

. Don’t miss the excerpt of jonathan kellerman’s Killer in the back of the book!Praise for Jonathan Kellerman and Guilt   “A solid, poignant tale of violence against the innocent. New york times bestseller in an upscale L. A. Entering this sheltered world, Alex little imagines the macabre layer just below the surface—a decadent quagmire of unholy rituals and grisly sacrifice.

Guilt: An Alex Delaware Novel - Neighborhood, a backyard renovation unearths an infant’s body, buried sixty years ago. Kellerman proves he can keep readers entertained and engrossed in a story that keeps them on the edge of their seats to the final page. Wichita falls times record News“Certainly one of Kellerman’s best offerings to date.

Makes for the most original whodunit duo since Watson and Holmes.





Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - Noir portrayal of the darkest impulses of human nature carried to shocking extremes. Nothing would please Alex more than to be free of the ugly spectacle known as Sykes v. Will love the well-executed flashbacks to Alex’s professional past. Booklist   “kellerman kicks this one up to a whole new level. Rt book reviewspraise for jonathan Kellerman   “Jonathan Kellerman has justly earned his reputation as a master of the psychological thriller.

People   “kellerman really knows how to keep those pages turning. The new york Times Book Review Ballantine. Then, at the behest of the court, he becomes embroiled in a bizarre child custody dispute initiated by Connie against her sister and begins to realize that there is much about the siblings he has failed to comprehend.

Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel - . And when the court battle between the sykes sisters erupts into cold, calculating murder and a rapidly growing number of victims, Alex knows he’s been snared in a toxic web of pathology. But then the little girl at the center of the vicious dispute disappears and Alex knows he must work with longtime friend Detective Milo Sturgis, gangbangers, braving an obstacle course of  Hollywood washouts, and self-serving jurists in order to save an innocent life.

The city of angels has more than its share of psychopaths, and no one recognizes that more acutely than the brilliant psychologist and police consultant Dr. One of kellerman’s best.





Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - Ballantine Books. But just as alex and milo think they’re zeroing in on the most likely suspect, a bizarre new clue stirs up eerie echoes of the unsolved Hennepin murder. New york times bestseller • don’t miss the excerpt of jonathan kellerman’s The Murderer’s Daughter in the back of the book!Jonathan Kellerman writes razor-sharp novels that cut to the quick.

Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can’t keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from agonizing over the crimes that don’t get solved—and the victims who go without justice. This time the victim is ursula corey: a successful, attractive divorcée who’s been gunned down—not a robbery but an execution, a crime that smacks of simple, savage revenge.

Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel - Now comes motive, which pits psychologist Alex Delaware and homicide cop Milo Sturgis against a vicious criminal mind—the kind only Kellerman can bring to chilling life. Makes for the most original whodunit duo since Watson and Holmes. Forbes Ballantine. And the discovery of yet another crime scene bearing the same taunting signature raises the specter of a serial killer on a mission, whose twisted method is exceeded only by his manipulative and cunning madness.

Praise for motive  “jonathan Kellerman has mastered the art of lean, evocative prose in a series that grows stronger with each volume. New york journal of books   “One of Kellerman’s best works to date.





Mystery: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - To alex’s shock, the brutalized victim is the same beautiful woman whose lonely hours sipping champagne at the Fauborg may have been her last. Two days later, police detective Milo Sturgis comes seeking his psychologist comrade’s insights about a grisly homicide. But even more poignant—and curious—is a striking young woman in elegant attire and dark glasses, alone there and waiting in vain.

Ballantine. The closing of the grand old fauborg hotel in Beverly Hills is a sad occasion for longtime patrons Alex Delaware and Robin Castagna, who go there one last time for cocktails. But when a sordid revelation finally cracks the case open, the secrets that spill out could make Alex and Milo’s best efforts to close this crime not just impossible but fatal.

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Heartbreak Hotel: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - What thalia wants from alex are answers to unsettling questions—about guilt, patterns of criminal behavior, victim selection. Delaware since the beginning. Booklistpraise for jonathan Kellerman“Jonathan Kellerman’s psychology skills and dark imagination are a potent literary mix. Los angeles times “kellerman doesn’t just write psychological thrillers—he owns the genre.

Detroit free press “A master of the psychological thriller. People Ballantine. Ballantine Books. 1 new york times bestseller • alex delaware and lapd detective milo sturgis investigate the death of Alex’s most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman.

Heartbreak Hotel: An Alex Delaware Novel - At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But when he shows up the following morning, he is met with silence: Thalia is dead in her room. When questions arise about how thalia perished, Alex and homicide detective Milo Sturgis must peel back the layers of a fascinating but elusive woman’s life and embark on one of the most baffling investigations either of them has ever experienced.

For thalia mars is a victim like no other, an enigma who harbored nearly a century of secrets and whose life and death draw those around her into a vortex of violence. Heartbreak Hotel is classic Delaware and classic Kellerman. Praise for heartbreak hotel“easy to dive into for mystery fans unfamiliar with the series, and a welcome treat for readers who have been with Officer Sturgis and Dr.





Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - And if ever the good doctor’s insight is needed, it’s at the scene of a murder as baffling as it is brutal. There’s no spilled blood, thanks to the victim’s missing face and hands, and, no evidence of a struggle, no immediate means of identification. Night moves is simply the best. Bookreporter Ballantine.

. One of the most tightly plotted, tightly written of the Alex Delaware series. And no telling why the disfigured corpse of a stranger has appeared in an upscale L. A. Family’s home. Newcomers will find this an easy entry point into this long-running series. Publishers weekly starred review  “A taut, procedural thriller.

Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel - Chet corvin, his wife, and their two teenage children are certain the John Doe is unknown to them. Despite that, their cooperation seems guarded. Even with all his years of experience, LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis knows there are crimes his skill and savvy cannot solve alone. Fans of the long-running delaware series will be thrilled with this one, and because each book functions just fine as a stand-alone, there’s nothing keeping new readers from diving in.





Victims Alex Delaware

Ballantine Books - As each jagged piece of the puzzle fits into place, a portrait emerges of a sinister mind at its most unimaginable—and an evil soul at its most unspeakable. Victims will keep you up at night. Bookreporter   acid-tongued vita berlin hadn’t a friend in the world, but whom did she cross so badly as to end up meticulously arranged in such a gruesome murder scene? One look prompts LAPD detective Milo Sturgis to summon his expert in homicidal maniacs, Alex Delaware.

. And the only clue left behind—a blank page bearing a question mark—seems to be both a menacing taunt and a chilling cry for help from a tortured, savage soul. With his latest, jonathan kellerman not only brings his ‘A’ game but also ratchets it up a notch or three. To end the bloody spree and prevent citywide panic, Alex navigates the secretive world of mental health treatment, from the sleek office of a Beverly Hills therapist to a shuttered mental institution where he once learned his craft.

Victims Alex Delaware - Expertly crafted, judiciously paced and echoing with larger social concerns. The star-ledger   “the combination of Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis. Makes for the most original whodunit duo since Watson and Holmes.





Obsession Alex Delaware, No. 21

Ballantine Books - While delaware doubts that Patty Bigelow was capable of such a horrific act, he agrees to look into the matter. Armed with only the vaguest details, Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Stugris retrace Patty’s and Tanya’s nomadic and increasingly puzzling life. Now, at nineteen, tanya returns with a curious request: that Delaware investigate her aunt’s deathbed confession of murder.

Ballantine Books. Then a very real murder tears open a terrifying tunnel into the past, where secrets—and bodies—are buried. 1 washington post bestseller • “jonathan kellerman’s novels are an obsession; once started it is hard to quit. Orlando sentinel  Tanya Bigelow was a solemn little girl when Dr.

Obsession Alex Delaware, No. 21 - Praise for obsession“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 Ballantine. As the tension mounts, delaware and Sturgis uncover a tangled history of desperation, vengeance, and death—a legacy of evil that refuses to die.

Alex delaware successfully treated her obsessive-compulsive symptoms.





Evidence: An Alex Delaware Novel

Ballantine Books - In a half-built mansion in los Angeles, a watchman stumbles onto the bodies of a young couple—murdered and left in a gruesome postmortem embrace. Veteran homicide cop milo sturgis is shocked at the sight: a twisted crime that only Milo and psychologist Alex Delaware can hope to solve. The deeper milo and Alex dig for clues, the longer the list of suspects grows.

Author of Deception. Ballantine Books. While the female victim’s identity remains in question, her companion is ID’d as eco-friendly architect Desmond Backer, notorious for his power to seduce women. Ballantine. 1 new york Times Bestselling Author. But when the investigation veers suddenly in a startling direction, it’s the investigators who may wind up on the wrong end of a cornered predator’s final fury.