Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman
When Alex Delaware first saw Lauren Teague she was a sullen teenager with the usual problems: bad grades at school, moody, uncommunicative with her parents - which is why they thought she needed to see a psychologist. Years later, Lauren has vanished, Alex reluctantly agrees investigate and is drawn into the shadowy worlds of fringe psychological experimentation and LA's seedy sex industry. Sensing that Lauren's dark family secrets may hold the key to her disappearance, Alex disregards the advice of his trusted friend, LAPD detective Milo Sturgis, not to get involved. As his quest for the truth beomes an obsession, he is prepared to risk his relationship with long-time lover Robin Castagna, and even his own life...
Jonathan Kellerman's novels include the Alex Delaware series, "The Butchery's Theatre", "Billy Straight", "Monster", "Doctor Death" and "The Clinic".
Kellerman's 13th crime thriller starring Alex Delaware sees the Californian forensic psychologist involved with Lauren Teague who he first knew as a sullen teenager. Years later she has vanished and as he investigates her troubled past, Alex Delaware finds himself involved in fringe psychological experimentation and L.A.'s seedy sex industry. As ever, a tight and imaginative plot is excitingly developed in a driving narrative.
Jonathan Kellerman is an internationally bestselling author of intricate psychological thrillers. His novels include 13 Alex Delaware novels, THE BUTCHERY'S THEATRE; a story of serial killing in Jerusalem; and BILLY STRAIGHT. He has also published two volumes on psychology and two children's books. He and his wife, the novelist Faye Kellerman, have four children.