By Jonathan Kellerman
In a bunch of consecutive bestsellers, Jonathan Kellerman has stored readers spellbound with the serious, psychologically acute adventures of Dr. Alex Delaware–and with tours throughout the uncooked underside of L.A. and the coldest alleys of the felony mind. Rage bargains a robust new working example, as Delaware and LAPD murder detective Milo Sturgis revisit a frightening crime from the prior that has taken on surprising and lethal new dimensions.
Troy Turner and Rand Duchay have been slightly childrens once they abducted and murdered a more youthful baby. Troy, a remorseless sociopath, died violently at the back of bars. however the hulking, slow-witted Rand controlled to outlive his stretch. Now, at age twenty-one, he’s emerged a haunted, rootless younger guy with a urgent desire: to talk–once again–with psychologist Alex Delaware. however the younger killer involves a brutal finish, that dialog by no means happens.
Has karma stuck up with Rand? Or has anyone waited for 8 sufferer years to dine on ice-cold revenge? either look powerful percentages to Sturgis, yet Delaware’s suspicions run deeper . . . and darker. simply because worry within the voice of the adult Rand Duchay–and his eerie ultimate phrases to Alex: “I’m now not a nasty person”–betray untold secrets and techniques. Buried revelations so horrendous, and so damning, they’re worthy killing for.
As Delaware and Sturgis retrace their steps via a grisly homicide case that devastated a group, they find a chilling legacy of insanity, suicide, and a number of killings left in its wake–and even uglier truths ready to be unearthed. And the closer they arrive to figuring out an unspeakable crime, the extra harrowingly shut they get to unmasking a monster hiding in simple sight.
Rage unearths Jonathan Kellerman in extra special form–orchestrating a relentlessly suspenseful, devilishly unpredictable plot to a finale as attractive and thought-provoking because it is satisfying.
From the Hardcover edition.