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Mystery: An Alex Delaware Novel Hardcover – Mar 29 2011

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books (March 29 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345505697
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345505699
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 2.9 x 24.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 544 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #329,062 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“Jonathan Kellerman’s novels are an obsession; once started it is hard to quit.”—Orlando Sentinel 
“Kellerman really knows how to keep those pages turning.”The New York Times Book Review
“Kellerman doesn’t just write psychological thrillers—he owns the genre.”—Detroit Free Press

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About the Author

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 Theater, 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, as well as the lavishly illustrated 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. Their four children include the novelists Jesse Kellerman and Aliza Kellerman.

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Donald Mitchell #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on April 14 2011
Format: Hardcover
"And on her forehead a name was written:


An accidental encounter places Alex Delaware in the middle of a murder investigation, one that involves the ugly underbelly of the "beautiful life" in Southern California. As a result, he has a bigger role to play, there are more and more relevant psychological insights to share, and more realistic reasons for Alex to be involved with Milo Sturgis in the investigation into a brutal slaying.

I thought that most of this book was better plotted than many of the recent offerings in this series. The red herrings were more plausible and intriguing . . . and the resolution of the mystery was more unexpected than usual. A bit of the ending was hard to swallow, but I had enjoyed what led up to the resolution enough for that not to trouble me too much.

Some of the dialogue is extremely witty in making social commentary about the "culture" of those with the most toys. I also appreciated the heavy dose of irony that Jonathan Kellerman used to indicate his views about those who don't care who gets hurt . . . as long as they get what they want.

I also enjoyed the many images that were conjured up to provide atmosphere of the sort that used to make the noir detective and crime novels about Hollywood so appealing.

Nice work, Dr. Kellerman!
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By Laraine on Nov. 15 2013
Format: Hardcover
This is the twentieth book in the Alex Delaware series and it was a pretty good read. The story was interesting enough to keep me turning pages and as yet, the series is not starting to become formulaic. I still like the characters..something that doesn't always happen in a long series.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Linda J. Leclair on Aug. 18 2011
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This was a good book. It held my interest throughout. I enjoyed it more than some of his pervious books.
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Format: Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase
Part of his Christmas present 2012 - so he seemed delighted. When's the next one out? I'll get that next one for his birthday!
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