By Jonathan Kellerman
In seventeen consecutive bestselling novels, Jonathan Kellerman has exceptional himself because the grasp of the mental mystery. Now in Kellerman’s such a lot compelling and robust novel but, L.A. psychologist-detective Alex Delaware confronts a long-unsolved homicide of unspeakable brutality—an ice-cold case whose answer threatens his survival, and that of longtime buddy, murder detective, Milo Sturgis.
The nightmare starts off while Alex gets an odd package deal within the mail with out go back deal with. inside of is an ornate album full of grotesque crime scene photos—a murder scrapbook entitled The homicide Book. Alex can locate no explanation for somebody to ship him this compendium of dying, but if Milo perspectives the publication, he's instantly shaken via one of many photos: a tender girl, tortured, strangled, and dumped close to a highway ramp.
This used to be one in every of Milo’s first situations as a rookie murder cop: a vicious killing that he didn't resolve, simply because simply as he and his education companion started to make headway, the dep. closed them down. Being pressured to desert the younger sufferer tormented Milo. yet his fears avoided him from pursuing the reality, and through the years he controlled to fail to remember. Or so he thought.
Now, twenty years later, anyone has selected to fire up the earlier. As Alex and Milo got down to discover what quite occurred two decades in the past, their each circulation is and their lives are positioned in jeopardy. The relentless research reaches deep into L.A.’s nerve-centers of energy and wealth—past and current. whereas peeling again layer after layer of gruesome secrets and techniques, they notice that the homicide of 1 forgotten woman has chilling ramifications that stretch some distance past the tragic lack of a unmarried life.
A vintage tale of fine and evil, sacrifice and sin, The homicide Book is a gripping page-turner that illuminates the darkest corridors of the human brain. it's a wonderful travel de strength.