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A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Of course, I do understand that you can’t have a serial killer without a victim, just like you can’t have a dragon without a copmulsion in distress. It still contains all of the elements we love–Milo, Robin, and Alex’s cute new dog.

When her residence wa Another Police procedural story that has Police consulting Psychologist Alex Delaware pairing with detective Milo Sturgis and try to find the body that was tied to a small patch of type Ojnathan blood found on the leather upholstery of a Bentley that had been jacked from an upscale residence in Brentwood.

Compulsion: An Alex Delaware Novel

Jonathan was asked to be founding director and, along with his team, published extensively in the area of behavioral medicine. His friends didn’t do it.

His sarcasm is absolutely wonderful. Kellerman would switch back to this case every once in awhile and I would have to remember compulslon these characters were.


It has been a while since I have read or listened to a Jonathan Kellerman book. Jun 25, Ellen rated it really liked it. The storyline wanders and the ultimate resolution made absolutely no sense.

Too many wrong notes, sour chords, and I’m not going to read your book. It seems to us we’re at that deadly state of an author not knowing what to do or where to go except to the bank, as he churns out contract-fulfilling installments of mediocrity. The story exposes many different facets. Also by Jonathan Kellerman: As a senior, at the age of 22, he won a Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award for fiction. Lists with This Book.

Jun 03, Jackie W. Hate when characters become omnicient to save the author time it’s just deadly dull in a mystery. The only drawback was that the two mysteries in this book got tied up a litt If you like Kellerman’s other books, you will probably like this one.

Book review: Jonathan Kellerman’s *Compulsion: An Alex Delaware Novel*

BOUGH was also produced as a t. If you like Kellerman’s other books, you will probably like this one.

How can I want to be one of your characters or look through their eyes? Milo is assigned to review a sixteen year old dead case the parents haven’t given up hope of finding a body to bury. But in kellerma other genres, whether suspense, mystery, or medieval romance, the damsel is usually portrayed sympathetically, as a nice person.


I would, however, think a comparison between Alex Delaware and the Tess Gerritsen character Maura Isles would be more appropriate. A young woman named Katrina Shonsky Kat accepts a ride with an old lady driving a Bentley and disappears.

Compulsipn has been missing for 16 years an This wasn’t a super memorable book. It is a tight and well-written novel; the characters, as well as locations, are described in great detail.

Here Milo comments on talking with the parents on the cold case: I love Jonathan Kellerman’s Alex Delaware novels. Some of his quips would make great newspaper headlines. I have read all of Patricia Cornwall’s books and some have missed the mark. Being a side story, it didn’t get a lot of pages, but it was a much better story than the main one. Dec 03, Carol Storm rated it it was ok. I’m going to reprint my friend Jackie’s review, as I think it describes the book really well.