The Golem of Hollywood

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Headline Publishing Group, 2014 - Detective and mystery stories - 320 pages
A unique blend of crime thriller, paranormal love story and horror saga, which only No. 1 bestselling author and master of criminal psychology Jonathan Kellerman could create. The in world of superheroes and monstrosities, the Golem towers. The Golem to accrue the greatest mystique is the terrifying colossus said to have been fashioned by the 16th century Czech Rabbi Judah Loew. What if this Golem survived centuries of inactivity only to be awakened by serial murderer's attempt to destroy an innocent young woman? What if the Golem is embarking on a journey of retribution, carrying out its self-appointed 'duties' in an unspeakably hideous manner? And what if the Golem finds its match in an unlikely hero and lineal descendant of its creator? Self-styled heretic and burnt-out L.A. homicide detective Jacob Lev, whose assignment to a baffling homicide plunges him to the depths of depravity ...

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User Review  - Deankut - LibraryThing

Outside the quirky writing style that fell flat of its intent, this novel had potential and grew interesting only to let me down by the end with its lack of sense, closure with relevance to the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnnieMod - LibraryThing

The idea of the novel is interesting - combine a serial murder spree with a story about one of Cain and Abel's sisters. And if you look at the two stories separately, they actually work (to some ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Jonathan Kellerman has brought his expertise as a clinical psychologist to more than thirty bestselling crime novels. He is one of the world's most popular authors, creating plots and characters that are among the most unusual and convincing in crime fiction. He has won the Goldwyn, Edgar, and Anthony awards and has been nominated for a Shamus Award. Jonathan and his wife, writer Faye Kellerman, live in California, New Mexico, and New York. Their four children include novelists Jesse Kellerman and Aliza Kellerman.

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