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Publisher Comments:

Jonathan Kellerman has made the psychological thriller his own gripping province with his bestselling series of Alex Delaware novels. Now, Delaware’s new adventure leads the sleuthing psychologist on a harrowing exploration into the realm he knows best: the human psyche, in all its complexity, mystery, and terrifying propensity for darkness.

“Been a while since I had me a nice little whodunit,” homicide detective Milo Sturgis tells Alex Delaware. But there’s definitely nothing nice about the brutal tableau behind the yellow crime-scene tape. On a lonely lover’s lane in the hills of Los Angeles, a young couple lies murdered in a car. Each bears a single gunshot wound to the head. The female victim has also been impaled by a metal spike. And that savage stroke of psychopathic fury tells Milo this case will call for more than standard police procedure. As he explains to Delaware, “Now we’re veering into your territory.”

It is dark territory, indeed. The dead woman remains unidentified and seemingly unknown to everyone. But her companion has a name: Gavin Quick—and his troubled past eventually landed him on a therapist’s couch. It’s there, on familiar turf, that Delaware hopes to find vital clues. And that means going head-to-head with Dr. Mary Lou Koppel, a popular celebrity psychologist who fiercely guards the privacy of her clients . . . dead or alive.

But when there’s another gruesomely familiar murder, Delaware surmises that his investigation has struck a nerve. As he trolls the twisted wreckage of Quick’s tormented last days, what he finds isn’t madness, but the cold-blooded method behind it. And as he follows a chain of greed, corruption, and betrayal snaking hideously through the profession he thought he knew, he’ll discover territory where even he never dreamed of treading.

As provocative as it is suspenseful, Therapy is premier Kellerman that finds the award-winning author firing on all creative cylinders—and carrying readers on an electrifying ride to a place only he can take them, for an experience they won’t soon forget.

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

In Kellerman's provocative and suspenseful new novel, psychologist Alex Delaware's investigation into a sadistic double slaying leads to a corrupt multimillion-dollar scheme made up of equal parts madness and menace.

Synopsis:

The brutal killings of a young couple--the troubled Gavin Quick and an unidentified female victim impaled by a metal spike--draws LAPD Detective Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware into a suspenseful search for a cold-blooded killer and into a confrontation with a popular celebrity psychologist with a penchant for privacy. 375,000 first printing

Synopsis:

LABYRINTHINE TWISTS, EXCELLENT PACING, AND HARD-BOILED, SWAGGERING DIALOGUE.

-The Washington Post

“IMMENSELY ENJOYABLE . . . THERE'S EVEN A SHOCKING SURPRISE.

-Associated Press

A TIGHT, ENGAGING . . . BRAINTEASER.”

–New York Daily News

From the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Jonathan Kellerman is one of the world’s most popular authors. He has brought his expertise as a clinical psychologist to numerous bestselling tales of suspense (which have been translated into two dozen languages), including the Alex Delaware novels; The Butcher’s Theater, a story of serial killing in Jerusalem; and Billy Straight, featuring Hollywood homicide detective Petra Connor. He is also the author of numerous essays, short stories, and 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. He and his wife, the novelist Faye Kellerman, have four children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345478283
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Author:
Kellerman, Jonathan
Author:
Jonathan Kellerman
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction-General
Subject:
Fiction-Thrillers
Subject:
Fiction-Psychological
Subject:
Fiction-Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Fiction : Psychological
Subject:
Fiction : Thrillers
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Fiction : Suspense
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Audio Books-Mystery and Horror
Subject:
Audio Books-Popular Fiction
Subject:
Large Print-Mystery and Thrillers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20040401
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
387

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Product details 387 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780345478283 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In Kellerman's provocative and suspenseful new novel, psychologist Alex Delaware's investigation into a sadistic double slaying leads to a corrupt multimillion-dollar scheme made up of equal parts madness and menace.
"Synopsis" by , The brutal killings of a young couple--the troubled Gavin Quick and an unidentified female victim impaled by a metal spike--draws LAPD Detective Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware into a suspenseful search for a cold-blooded killer and into a confrontation with a popular celebrity psychologist with a penchant for privacy. 375,000 first printing
"Synopsis" by , LABYRINTHINE TWISTS, EXCELLENT PACING, AND HARD-BOILED, SWAGGERING DIALOGUE.

-The Washington Post

“IMMENSELY ENJOYABLE . . . THERE'S EVEN A SHOCKING SURPRISE.

-Associated Press

A TIGHT, ENGAGING . . . BRAINTEASER.”

–New York Daily News

From the Paperback edition.

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