Private Eyes

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Bantam Books, 1992 - Child psychologists - 525 pages
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"A gut-wrenching scenario... might well be Kellerman's finest." -- "Booklist." The voice belongs to a woman, but Dr. Alex Delaware remembers a little girl. It is eleven years since seven-years-old Melissa Dickinson dialed a hospital help line for comfort-and found it in therapy with Alex Delaware. Now the lovely young heiress is desperately calling for psychologist's help once more. Only this time it looks like Melissa's deepest childhood nightmare is really coming true... "A page-turner from beginning to end." -- "Los Angeles Times." Twenty years ago, Gina Dickinson, Melissa's mother, suffered a grisly assault that left the budding actress irreparably scarred and emotionally crippled. Now her acid-wielding assailant is out of prison and back in L.A. -- and Melissa is terrified that the monster has returned to hurt Gina again. "Vividly realistic... explores the subject with haunting emotional power." --Digby Diehl, "Playboy." But before Alex Delaware can even begin to soothe his former patient's fears, Gina, a recluse for twenty, disappears. And now, unless Delaware turns crack detective to uncover the truth, Gina Dickinson will be just one more victim of a cold fury that has already spawned madness -- and murder.

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Review: Private Eyes (Alex Delaware #6)

User Review  - Shaun - Goodreads

This was my least favorite of this series so far. It may be a while before I read another. They are just too long based on the plot. So many insignificant details. Read full review

Review: Private Eyes (Alex Delaware #6)

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Jonathan Kellerman is one of the world's most popular authors. He has brought his expertise as a child psychologist to 16 consecutive bestselling novels of suspense, including The Butcher's Theater, Jerusalem, and Billy Straight and 13 previous Alex Delaware novels, translated into two dozen languages. He is also the author of numerous essays, short stories, and scientific articles, two children's books, and three volumes on psychology, including Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children. He and his wife, the novelist Faye Kellerman, live in Los Angeles with their four children.

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