Silent Partner (Mass Market Paperbound)

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At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide.
A complex and haunting story of tangled personalities, deeply buried family secrets, and of violence lying thinly under the surface . . . hits the reader right between the eyes. "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
Driven by guilt and sadness, Alex plunges into the maze of Sharon's life a journey that will take him through the pleasure palaces of California's ultrarich, into the alleyways of the mind, where childhood terrors still hold sway.

About the Author

Jonathan Kellerman received his Ph.D. in psychology at the age of twenty-four. In 1985, his first novel, When the Bough Breaks, became a New York Times bestseller, was produced as a TV movie, and won the Edgar Allan Poe and Anthony awards for best first novel. Since then, he has written twenty-eight bestselling crime novels.

Praise For…

“A gripping and sometimes harrowing tale of murder and manipulation . . . The first page is a shocker, and the pace never falters.”—The Plain Dealer
“[A] most intriguing read . . . compelling.”—New York Daily News

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345540232
ISBN-10: 0345540239
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: April 30th, 2013
Pages: 498
Language: English
Series: Alex Delaware Novels