"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide.
A complex and haunting story of tangled personalities, deeply buried family secrets, and of violence lying thinly under the surface . . . hits the reader right between the eyes. "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
Driven by guilt and sadness, Alex plunges into the maze of Sharon's life a journey that will take him through the pleasure palaces of California's ultrarich, into the alleyways of the mind, where childhood terrors still hold sway.
About the Author
Jonathan Kellermanis the #1"New York Times"bestselling author of more than three dozen bestselling crime novels, including the Alex Delaware series, "The Butcher s Theater, Billy Straight, The Conspiracy Club, ""Twisted, "and"True Detectives." With his wife, bestselling novelist Faye Kellerman, he co-authored"Double Homicide"and"Capital Crimes." With his son, bestselling novelist Jesse Kellerman, he co-authored the first book of a new series, "The Golem of Hollywood." He is also the author of two children s books and numerous nonfiction works, including"Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children"and"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."
“A gripping and sometimes harrowing tale of murder and manipulation . . . The first page is a shocker, and the pace never falters.”—The Plain Dealer
“[A] most intriguing read . . . compelling.”—New York Daily News