Psychopath: A Novel

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Macmillan, Jul 22, 2003 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger returns in this arresting new thriller from bestselling author Keith Ablow. Having achieved celebrity status with his last case, Clevenger is tapped by the FBI to catch an elusive murderer known as the Highway Killer, who has left twelve bodies strewn across twelve states. But the Highway Killer isn’t just a serial killer--he’s a psychiatrist whose brilliance as a doctor is matched only by his precision as a murderer.

When he writes to a national newspaper challenging Clevenger to cure him through an exchange of open letters, a gripping public therapy unfolds. With the Highway Killer’s brutality reaching new heights as he confronts his mind’s darkest demons, will Clevenger exorcise those demons before they spin completely out of control?
 

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User Review  - Carol420 - LibraryThing

This was a book that the "who done it" was well established from the very start of the book. It was the "why" that the story centered around. I really liked the Frank Clevenger character. A little too much description of the killers feelings but overall a very interesting story. Read full review

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Psychopath by Keith Ablow Fiction A forensic psychiatrist writes a book about a forensic psychiatrist helping the FBI hunt down and capture the Highway Killer who happens to be a psychiatrist sans ... Read full review

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Keith Ablow, also the author of Compulsion, is a forensic psychiatrist and has testified as an expert in some of the most highly publicized criminal cases in America. He lives in Massachusetts.

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