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  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781780899060
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $32.99

Serpentine




A gripping new thriller featuring psychologist Alex Delaware from the Number One New York Times bestselling master of suspense.

The electrifying new Alex Delaware thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense.

Ellie Barker never knew her mother.

When she was barely three years old, her mother was found with a bullet in her head inside a torched Cadillac, overturned on Mulholland Drive. No physical evidence, no witness and no apparent motive.

Decades on, many detectives tried and failed to get to the bottom of the case.

Desperate for answers, Ellie hires LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis, who calls in the expertise of brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware, to investigate.

But as the duo start digging, the mystery becomes even more twisted. And they soon discover a string of dangerous threats still lurking in the present...

  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781780899060
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Jonathan Kellerman

Jonathan Kellerman is one of the world's most popular authors. He has brought his expertise as a clinical psychologist to over two dozen bestselling crime novels, including the Alex Delaware series, The Butcher's Wife, Billy Straight, The Conspiracy Club and Twisted. With his wife, the novellist Faye Kellerman, he co-authored the bestsellers Double Homicide and Capital Crimes. He is the author of numerous essays, short stories, scientific articles, two children's books, and three volumes of psychology, including Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children. He has won the Goldwyn, Edgar, and Anthony awards, and has been nominated for a Shamus Award.

Jonathan and Faye Kellerman live in California and New Mexico. Their four children include the novelist Jesse Kellerman.

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