City of the Dead

City of the Dead

By Jonathan Kellerman

An Alex Delaware Novel

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City of the Dead is a New York Times bestseller!  

The past comes back to haunt psychologist Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis when they investigate a grisly double homicide and uncover an even more unspeakable motive in this riveting thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense.

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“A gripping, readable thriller that combines elements of the police procedural, murder mystery, and psychological thriller genres.” – Booklist

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-- Read an interview with Jonathan from The Big Thrill, discussing CITY OF THE DEAD

-- Check out an excerpt from CITY OF THE DEAD

-- Listen to Jesse Kellerman and me in conversation on The Poisoned Pen podcast. Listen here

-- Now available, the latest Alex Delaware Novel! Read more

-- Jonathan was interviewed in the New York Times "By the Book" column. Read the interview

- Read Jonathan’s essay, DReamlaND, about his hometown of Los Angeles.

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“Kellerman’s psychology skills and dark imagination are a potent literary mix.” —Los Angeles Times

Jonathan Kellerman was born in New York City in 1949 and grew up in Los Angeles. He helped work his way through UCLA as an editorial cartoonist, columnist, editor and freelance musician.

In 1985, Jonathan's first novel, WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, was published to enormous critical and commercial success and became a New York Times bestseller. BOUGH was also produced as a TV movie and won the Edgar Allan Poe and Anthony Boucher Awards for Best First Novel. | Read More

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Jonathan Kellerman is 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. | View All

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