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Clinic, the (1997) [Novel]
by Jonathan Kellerman Rating: Weighted - 7.1 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Alex Delaware Series, the
Part: 11

Summary :

She was found stabbed to death on a quiet, shady street in one of L.A.'s safest neighborhoods. For three months the police have found no clues to the murder of Hope Devane, psychology professor and controversial author of a pop-psych bestseller, an angry indictment of men.

Now Detective Milo Sturgis, newly assigned to the case, turns to his psychologist friend, Dr. Alex Delaware, looking for insights into Devane's life. To both men the cold stalking of Hope Devane suggests calculation fueled by hate -- an execution. They discover why as they unlock, one by one, the very private compartments of her life: her marriage, her shadowy work for a Beverly Hills clinic, the Conduct Committee she ran with an iron hand at the University, and her baffling link to another murder victim.

It is when Alex delves into her childhood that he begins to understand the formidable woman she was -- and the ties that entangled her life until the horrifying act of betrayal that ended it.

Original title: The Clinic
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: Clinic, the

Clinic, the (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Maze-like plot twists sometimes lead nowhere, but eventually revelations about the backgrounds and relationships of victim and suspects emerge. John Rubinstein's reading is consistently even-paced and controlled, with well-defined characterizations. A must for Kellerman fans and a good choice for collections of mystery and suspense. " Catherine Swenson, Norwich University Library
  • "Jonathan Kellerman doesn't just write psychological thrillers -- he owns the genre." Detroit Free Press
  • "Quite possibly the best of the series -- and that's saying quite a lot." Chicago Tribune
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Clinic, the (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 055357230X
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 465

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