By Jonathan Kellerman
Who killed the killer? In his wonderful and startling new novel, Jonathan Kellerman, perennial bestselling writer and most suitable owner of the mental mystery, supplies a pointy and well timed twist to homicide's crucial question.
Someone has murdered euthanasia champion Dr. Eldon Mate--a self-styled Dr. loss of life liable for rankings of assisted suicides. In a burst of bloody irony, the killer chooses to dispatch the medical professional behind Mate's personal suicide van, hooking him as much as the killing gear dubbed "the Humanitron"--and including a few butchering touches of his personal. The case is assigned to veteran LAPD murder detective Milo Sturgis, who turns, once more, to his pal Dr. Alex Delaware. yet operating this situation increases a clash of curiosity for Alex so profound that he can't even talk about it with Milo. the strain that develops among cop and psychologist additional complicates an already baffling and complicated homicide investigation--one whose suspects comprise the households of Dr. Mate's "travelers," Mate's personal son, and a psychopathic killer who relishes the geometry of demise.
Dr. Death is a wealthy brew of unforgettable characters, labyrinthine plotting, page-turning prose, and the original insights into the darkest corners of the human brain that experience earned Jonathan Kellerman foreign accolades because the grasp of mental suspense.