Jonathan Kellerman Books In Order

The American novelist Jonathan Kellerman is best known for his books featuring the character Alex Delaware. Delaware is a child psychologist who consults for the Los Angeles Police Department. He is also an Edgar- and Anthony Award–winning author.

Publication Order of Alex Delaware Books

  • When the Bough Breaks (1985)
  • Blood Test (1986)
  • Over the Edge (1987)
  • Silent Partner (1989)
  • Time Bomb (1990)
  • Private Eyes (1992)
  • Devil’s Waltz (1993)
  • Bad Love (1994)
  • Self-Defense (1994)
  • The Web (1995)
  • The Clinic (1996)
  • Survival of the Fittest (1997)
  • Monster (1999)
  • Dr. Death (2000)
  • Flesh and Blood (2001)
  • The Murder Book (2002)
  • A Cold Heart (2003)
  • Therapy (2004)
  • Rage (2005)
  • Gone (2006)
  • Obsession (2007)
  • Compulsion (2008)
  • Bones (2008)
  • Evidence (2009)
  • Deception (2009)
  • Mystery (2011)
  • Victims (2012)
  • Guilt (2013)
  • Killer (2014)
  • Motive (2015)
  • Breakdown (2016)
  • Heartbreak Hotel (2017)
  • Night Moves (2018)
  • The Wedding Guest (2019)
  • The Museum of Desire (2020)
  • Serpentine (2021)
  • City of the Dead (2022)

Publication Order of Petra Connor Books

  • Billy Straight (1998)
  • Twisted (2004)

Publication Order of Detective Jacob Lev Books

  • with Jesse KellermanThe Golem of Hollywood (2013)
  • The Golem of Paris (2015)

Publication Order of Clay Edison Books

  • with Jesse KellermanCrime Scene (2017)
  • A Measure of Darkness (2018)
  • Half Moon Bay (2020)
  • The Burning (2021)

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

  • The Butcher’s Theater (1988)
  • Double Homicide (1993)
  • The Conspiracy Club (2003)
  • Capital Crimes (2006)
  • True Detectives (2009)
  • The Murderer’s Daughter (2016)

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

  • The Right Thing to Do (2015)

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

  • Daddy, Daddy, Can You Touch the Sky? (1994)

Publication Order of Alex Delaware Graphic Novels

  • The Web (1996)
  • Silent Partner (2012)

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

  • Helping the Fearful Child (1981)
  • Savage Spawn (1999)
  • The Best American Crime Reporting 2008 (2008)
  • With Strings Attached: The Art and Beauty of Vintage Guitars (2008)

Publication Order of Anthologies

  • Great Writers and Kids Write Mystery Stories (1996)
  • The Best American Mystery Stories 1997 (1997)
  • Diagnosis Dead (1999)

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