The Ghost Orchid

The Ghost Orchid

By Jonathan Kellerman

An Alex Delaware Novel

Now Available!

LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis sees it all the time: Reinvention’s a way of life in a city fueled by fantasy. But try as you might to erase the person you once were, there are those who will never forget the past. . . and who can still find you.

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What's New

-- Check out Writer’s Room: Jonathan Kellerman ( feature

-- Listen to Jonathan in conversation with James Altucher on The James Altucher Show podcast 

-- Read an op-ed from Jonathan in the Wall Street Journal

-- Read an excerpt from UNNATURAL HISTORY on Crime Reads

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

-- 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

Jonathan Kellerman’s Books

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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