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Psychopath

Psychopath

A Novel

Frank Clevenger (Volume 4)

Keith Russell Ablow

St. Martin's Press

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Forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger returns in this arresting new thriller from bestselling author Keith Ablow. Having achieved celebrity status with his last case, Clevenger is tapped by the FBI to catch an elusive murderer known as the Highway Killer, who has left twelve bodies strewn across twelve states. But the Highway Killer isn't just a serial killer--he's a psychiatrist whose brilliance as a doctor is matched only by his precision as a murderer.

When he writes to a national newspaper challenging Clevenger to cure him through an exchange of open letters, a gripping public therapy unfolds. With the Highway Killer's brutality reaching new heights as he confronts his mind's darkest demons, will Clevenger exorcise those demons before they spin completely out of control?

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Psychopath

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JANUARY 23, 2003 ROUTE 90 EAST, 37 MILES OUTSIDE ROME, NEW YORK


Mahler's Tenth Symphony played on the BMW X5's stereo, but even that serene music did nothing to calm Jonah. His skin...

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Praise for Psychopath

“Keith Ablow's setting is the darkest of all--the twists and turns of the human mind.” —Harlan Coben, author of Gone for Good

“Ablow, a forensic psychiatrist himself, explores the Highway Killer in the kind of detail few novelists even attempt.” —Booklist

“One of the genre's most intriguing protagonists....[Ablow] explores the Highway Killer in the kind of detail few novelists even attempt.” —Booklist

“Only Thomas Harris does it more stylishly” —Kirkus Review

“[Dr. Frank Clevenger] is quickly becoming one of the genre's most intriguing protagonists... a strange and hypnotic thriller... fascinating.” —Booklist

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About the author

Keith Russell Ablow

Keith Ablow, also the author of Compulsion, is a forensic psychiatrist and has testified as an expert in some of the most highly publicized criminal cases in America. He lives in Massachusetts.

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