An Alex Delaware Novel

Large Print - 2013
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When he is consulted on a cold case involving the discovery of infant remains at a neglected Tudor mansion, psychologist Alex Delaware, tracing the long history of past residents, is led down a bloody path littered with unspeakable cruelty.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, c2013
Edition: 1st large print ed
Description: 516 p. (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780307990907
Branch Call Number: LP Kell


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An interesting plot but shallow characters. Nice twist with finding the first body but reads a bit like a fairy plodding to an inevitable happy ending. Not much of a contribution to his oeuvres but ok quick read

Gary Geiserman
Aug 12, 2015

Well written as always. First half turned out to be plodding; so the second half was very engaging. Huh? Oh well, an accomplished author/etc has a lot to do these days of wine and capitalism. >>>> Lawsuit anyone?

Aug 19, 2013

Whodunit involving two buried infant bodies in unmarked graves and a runner who is found stabbed. Are the crimes related?
The story takes a detective and a psychologist to follow the clues, interview people to come to their conclusion. A little bit hard to read because of the Author's style of writing and so it took longer. Would have a hard time reading the author again.

Aug 13, 2013

I've been disappointed lately by a lot of my go-to authors, so I was so happy to read such a solid entry in the Alex Delaware series. I was also pleasantly surprised that this one came with a twist at the end that took me by surprise. The writing was, as always, excellent; relationships and interplay between Alex, Milo, and Robin were perfect as well. Blanche was an unexpectedly great sidekick.

Also, some of the recent books in this series (or at least the ones I've read recently) have been on the gorier and creepier side. Despite its beginning, this one didn't end up being too much of either of those, which was refreshing. A definite recommend from me.

Jul 06, 2013

not his best-

May 23, 2013

About average for this series. I continue to enjoy Kellerman's physical descriptions of clothing as much as his narrative.

btmslt Apr 13, 2013

An alright Delaware/Sturgis mystery. However, Kellerman's others are better.

Apr 02, 2013

A great book, lets you wondering constantly who dunnon it. I will definitely try and read from this author

Apr 01, 2013

Absolutely marvelous, well defined players in a devastating tragedy.

debwalker Mar 26, 2013

Very interesting Brangelina-ish scenario...

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