Hollywood homicide detective Petra Connor has helped psychologist Alex Delaware crack tough cases in the past. And in Jonathan Kellerman’s New York Times bestseller Billy Straight she took the lead in the desperate hunt for a teenage runaway stalked by a vengeful murderer. Now the complex and wryly compassionate Petra is once [...]
For years, when Faye and I were asked if we’d ever collaborate, our quick answer was “Never.”
Given the complexities of domestic life, creating our novels seemed to be our sole source of privacy – the one thing we didn’t share.
Then one day, while exploring the pueblos of northern New [...]
Time for another non-Delaware. I wanted to write from the perspective of psychologist who wasn’t Delaware – someone younger, tormented, with a troubled past. This novel probably tapped into my need to explore a decade and a half working as a hospital psychologist. The experiences that beset Dr. Jeremy Carrier, particularly with [...]
My first non-Delaware outing since THE BUTCHER’S THEATER. The challenge was to write both from a woman’s perspective and through the eyes of a child. Having treated kids for years, I was pretty sure I pull off the latter. My confidence for handling a female POV was a bit shakier, but I [...]
I’ve lived in Israel for several stretches, beginning in 1968, soon after The Six Day War. Wonderful time, wonderful place, fabulous country. I was especially entranced by Jerusalem, one of the great cities of the world. For nearly two decades, the notion of writing a crime novel set in the Israeli capital [...]
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