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By Jonathan Kellerman

Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets attractive and emotionally fragile television actress Zelda Chase while referred to as upon to guage her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda whilst she is involuntarily dedicated after a extraordinary psychotic episode. presently after Zelda’s liberate, an already unhappy scenario turns tragic while she is came upon useless at the grounds of a palatial Bel Air property. Having skilled good enough of L.A.’s darkish part to acknowledge the smell of evil, Alex turns to his buddy LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis for assist in checking out who ended Zelda’s damaged life.

even as, Alex is stuck up in one other quest: the hunt for Zelda’s lacking son. And while different sufferers vanish from an identical upscale local, fear turns to terror.

As Alex struggles to piece jointly the short upward push and steep fall of a stunning, proficient actress, he and Milo unveil shattered desires, the corruption of a family members, and a ugly betrayal of innocence. With each one devastating revelation and damning clue, Alex’s remarkable brain is challenged as by no means before—and his selection grows to work out a killer caged and the reality let out.

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And if she knew Sonny Boy 44 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM hadn’t cut the hole in the fence, did she also know who had? Lavinia provided more questions than answers. “A penny for your thoughts,” said Sally, sliding onto the barstool beside me. She was wearing jeans, a red western shirt and cowboy boots. My sister the cop looked like someone who’d have no trouble wrestling a steer to the ground. ” “You certainly seemed deep in thought. ” I was changing the subject without her knowing it.

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He’s only the screenwriter, Sally. ” 47 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM 5 I’d brought my Remington portable typewriter with me from Hollywood. It was still in its case in the closet. On Thursday morning I made a gigantic gesture toward starting a new future and took it out, setting it up on one end of the small table off the kitchen. For a long time I sat in front of it, as if trying to get used to the idea that this was my new writing space instead of the office I’d rented at Columbia, that I could work at home and write books and be my own boss.

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