When the bough breaks

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Penguin Group USA, Inc, May 6, 1986 - Fiction - 351 pages
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The classic first novel starring child psychologist Alex Delaware is available again. A disturbed young girl leads to evidence of a shocking double murder and a child molester's gruesome suicide.

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

Relatively interesting plot, although really unbelievable. Characters are interesting, likeable. Not sure I find it entertaining enough to get myself involved in the series, but I was kept interested ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barb_H - LibraryThing

I listened to the audiobook version of this. I enjoyed it even though the topic is so twisted and sick. I will be reading more Alex Delaware books in the future. I will try to find them in print or ebook rather than audio though so I can skim over the excessive use of certain profanities. Read full review


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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 sixteen consecutive bestselling novels of suspense, including The Butcher's Theater, Jerusalem, and Billy Straight and thirteen 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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