A breathtaking novel of the sewer of perversion and corruption lying below the glittering surface of California cool.
Jonathan Kellerman was a child psychologist before becoming a full-time novelist. He is married to the writer Faye Kellerman and they live in Los Angeles with their four children.
At 33, burnt-out child psychologist Alex Davenport is persuaded to look into the murder of a psychiatrist that may have been witnessed by a little girl who won't talk about it. The murder trail leads to evidence of a group of child molesters. PW stated that Kellerman, a child psychologist himself, writes ``with authority and humor, sensitivity and more than considerable skill.'' (May)
A gruesome psychodrama of depravity and organised vice...assured skill and horripilating effect OBSERVER 'Exceptionally exciting' NEW YORK TIMES 'Ingenious and horrifying SUNDAY TIMES