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Kellerman, Jonathan. Killer: an Alex Delaware novel/Jonathan Kellerman.pages cmISBN 978-0-345-50575-0eBook ISBN 978-0-345-54841-21. Delaware, Alex (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Sturgis, Milo (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 3. Police—California—Los Angeles—Fiction. 4. Mentally ill offenders—Fiction. 5. Los Angeles(Calif.)—Fiction. 6. Serial murders—Fiction. 7. Psychologists—Fiction. 8. Psychopaths—Fiction. 9. Psychological ﬁction.I. Title.PS3561.E3865K55 2014813'.54—dc23 2013045834Printed in the United States of America on acid- free paper www.ballantinebooks.com2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1First Edition