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Subject: Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware) books
Date Posted: 12/4/2007 7:26 PM ET
Member Since: 11/15/2007
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I have not read anything by Jonathan Kellerman yet, but I love mysteries that get you hooked so that you stay up all night to finish reading it.

Anyone have any opinions on his Alex Delaware books?

Anyone have any good deals for me? :)

Thank you,


Date Posted: 12/4/2007 10:22 PM ET
Member Since: 3/28/2006
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He's one of my favorites.  Good to read them in order.  His first was When the Bough Breaks in 1985.  I see a lot of his early books in the bazaar, so I'm sure you can find some deals. He's on my keeper shelves.

Date Posted: 12/4/2007 11:28 PM ET
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I'll go two for one on the Kellermans on my shelf, with the caveat that if you just get two books, they should both be paperbacks.  I think there are 7 on my shelf.

Last Edited on: 12/4/07 11:29 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/5/2007 7:48 PM ET
Member Since: 9/16/2007
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He's great!!!  A bit dark, but really well-written.

The whole Kellerman family is great - his wife Faye is one of my all-time favorite authors, just an incredibly beautiful writer; and their son Jesse now has two novels out, with a style that clearly takes after his parents.

Date Posted: 12/6/2007 11:04 PM ET
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I really like his stuff and also  think you should read them in order.

Date Posted: 1/5/2008 10:31 AM ET
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I love Jonathan Kellerman and his Alex Delaware mysteries. I find that they run a bit hot and cold. Every other novel is just sort of okay but the novels that are good are REALLY good. Stay up all night, can't put it down good. For this very reason, I read all of his books and I have to say that I enjoy them. If you enjoy Kellerman, you should try Stephen White. His protagonist is also a psychologist and most of the books are set in Boulder, Colorado.