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Jesse Kellerman


Jesse Kellerman

Jesse Kellerman is the author of five novels --- SUNSTROKE, TROUBLE, THE GENIUS, THE EXECUTOR and POTBOILER --- as well as the co-author with Jonathan Kellerman of the Golem novels. He has won several awards for his writing, including the 2003 Princess Grace Award, given to America’s most promising young playwright, and the 2010 Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle, for THE GENIUS. POTBOILER was also nominated for a best novel Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife and son in California.

Jesse Kellerman

Books by Jesse Kellerman

by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman - Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

It’s been more than a year since LAPD detective Jacob Lev learned the remarkable truth about his family, and he’s not coping well. He’s back to drinking, he’s not talking to his father, the LAPD Special Projects Department continues to shadow him, and the memory of a woman named Mai haunts him day and night. While Jacob has tried to build a bridge to his mother, she remains a stranger to him, imprisoned inside her own tattered mind. Then he comes across the file for a gruesome unsolved murder that brings the two halves of his life into startling collision.

by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman - Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural

Newly reassigned to a Special Projects squad he didn’t even know existed, Detective Jacob Lev is sent to a murder scene far up in the hills of Hollywood Division. There is no body, only an unidentified head lying on the floor of a house. Seared into a kitchen counter nearby is a single word: the Hebrew for justice. All that Detective Lev has believed to be true will be upended --- and not only his world, but the world itself, will be changed.

by Jesse Kellerman - Fiction, Mystery

Arthur Pfefferkorn is a middle-aged college professor with long-dead literary aspirations. When his oldest friend, bestselling thriller writer William de Vallèe, is lost at sea, Pfefferkorn is torn between envy and grief, for de Vallèe not only outshone him professionally, but married the woman he also loved. Pfefferkorn's decision to reconnect with de Vallèe’s widow plunges him into a shadowy realm of double crosses and intrigue.

by Jesse Kellerman - Fiction, Thriller

Medical student Jonah Stem accidentally stumbles across a murder in progress: a woman is being stabbed to death in the middle of the sidewalk. Without thinking, he rushes in to protect her --- inadvertently killing her attacker in the process. Thrust into the media spotlight and crushed by guilt, Jonah quickly learns that heroism isn't all it's cracked up to be.