Guilt - Jonathan Kellerman


By Jonathan Kellerman

  • Release Date: 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
From 704 Ratings


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The combination of Alex Delaware [and] Detective Milo Sturgis . . . makes for the most original whodunit duo since Watson and Holmes.”—Forbes

In an upscale L.A. neighborhood, a backyard renovation unearths an infant’s body, buried sixty years ago. Soon thereafter, in a nearby park, another disturbingly bizarre discovery is made not far from the body of a young woman shot in the head. Helping LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis to link these eerie incidents is brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware. But even the good doctor’s vast experience with matters both clinical and criminal might not be enough to cut down to the bone of this chilling case. Backtracking six decades into the past stirs up tales of a beautiful nurse with a mystery lover, a handsome, wealthy doctor who seems too good to be true, and a hospital with a notorious reputation—all of them long gone, along with any records of a newborn, and destined for anonymity. But the specter of fame rears its head when the case unexpectedly twists in the direction of the highest echelons of celebrity privilege. Entering this sheltered world, Alex little imagines the macabre layer just below the surface—a decadent quagmire of unholy rituals and grisly sacrifice.
Don’t miss the excerpt of Jonathan Kellerman’s Killer in the back of the book!

Praise for Jonathan Kellerman and Guilt
“A solid, poignant tale of violence against the innocent . . . cool, brisk and polished.”The Washington Post
“Action-packed . . . Kellerman proves he can keep readers entertained and engrossed in a story that keeps them on the edge of their seats to the final page.”—Wichita Falls Times Record News

“Certainly one of [Kellerman’s] best offerings to date . . . Do not miss this one.”—Bookreporter
“Jonathan Kellerman’s psychology skills and dark imagination are a potent literary mix.”Los Angeles Times

“Jonathan Kellerman’s novels are an obsession; once started it is hard to quit.”Orlando Sentinel
“Kellerman doesn’t just write psychological thrillers—he owns the genre.”Detroit Free Press


  • Guilt

    By Jenny12751
    Love Mr Kellerman's books. I find them great and entertaining reading.
  • Guilt

    By Tracilynn1023
    Great book. Expected nothing less! Loved it can't wait for the next Alex Delaware!
  • Not impressed

    By Neshybaby
    Love Kellerman but this was terrible. Very anti-climatical.
  • Guilt

    By Aoed
    Boring and predictable. Don't bother reading this book.
  • Awful

    By Thecraker
    I am Kellerman Family fan and this book was awful. I can't believe it even got published. Sorry.
  • Guilt

    By Sewtall
    It took me awhile to get into the author's style of writing, but I did and I really liked this book. I would recommend this to anyone that like a murder mystery with a twist. Not the usual tale.
  • It's OK

    By Mld2416
    Not too thrilled about this book. I lost my train of thoughts at times. It was too lengthy when not needed and boring at times.
  • Guilt

    By Boysmumas
    By boysmumas Not one of Kellerman's best.. Too many characters caused havoc with the plot. If you put the book down for any reason it's difficult to get back into it. Lots of loose ends which were left hanging and not explained. The ending was predictable. Save your money on this one.