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Bones

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To fans of Kellerman let me just say this is a new Alex Delaware … to newcomers, the main detection in this long-established thriller writer’s work comes from psychological analysis which adds an interesting edge to these pacy tales. This one involves plenty of red-herrings and smoke-screens before all is solved. It’s not his best so try him and then indulge in his backlist.

Comparison: Harlan Coben, Mo Hayder, Alex Kava.

If you like Jonathan Kellerman you might also like to read books by James Patterson, John Connolly and John Rickards.

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Synopsis

Bones by Jonathan Kellerman

A woman's body is found in marshland outside LA. By the next morning the police have discovered the decaying corpses of three more women. They were all prostitutes except for the most recent victim; a classically trained pianist employed by a wealthy family, Selena Bass seems out of place in the grim tableau.

Psychologist Alex Delaware is drafted in by homicide detective Milo Sturgis to help with the case. Details of the crimes suggest a serial killer is prowling LA's gritty streets. But when a new murder deviates from the pattern, derailing a possible profile, Alex and Milo must look beyond the suspicion of madness! and consider an even more sinister mind at work.

There are no easy answers, for the darkest of drives and desires will fuel the most devious of foes.

Reviews

An alert eye for detail * New York Times * A sense of humanity and justice * Publishers Weekly * Coolly intelligent * GQ * Filled with insight * Stephen King * Strong insights into the quirks of human and criminal behaviour * Guardian *


About the Author

Jonathan Kellerman

Jonathan Kellerman is one of the world's most popular authors. He has brought his expertise as a clinical psychologist to more than thirty bestselling crime novels, including the Alex Delaware series, The Butcher's Theatre, Billy Straight, The Conspiracy Club, Twisted, and True Detectives. With his wife, the novelist Faye Kellerman, he co-authored the bestsellers Double Homicide and Capital Crimes. He is the author of numerous essays, short stories, scientific articles, two children's books, and three volumes of psychology, including Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children. He has won the Goldwyn, Edgar, and Anthony awards and has been nominated for a Shamus Award.

Jonathan and Faye Kellerman live in California and New Mexico. Their four children include the novelists Jesse Kellerman and Aliza Kellerman.

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Book Info

Publication date

19th March 2009

Author

Jonathan Kellerman

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780755342693

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