The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights

Faye Kellerman, Author . Warner $24.99 (327p) ISBN 978-0-446-53039-2

Bestseller Kellerman's hardcore fans will welcome this eclectic volume, whose 17 selections include two new tales about her series husband-and-wife team, LAPD Lt. Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus; two stories with family themes, one coauthored with Kellerman's two daughters ("The Luck of the Draw"); and a pair of autobiographical essays, one a poignant tribute to her late father ("The Summer of My Womanhood"). Kellerman's short stories may lack the intricate plotting of her novels (Stone Kiss , etc.), but a typical effort like the title story, in which Decker notices some things out of place when a friend dies of an apparent heart attack, is never less than entertaining. Brief comments at the start of each entry provide context. (Aug.)

Reviewed on: 06/26/2006
Release date: 08/01/2006
Show other formats
FORMATS
Ebook - 978-0-7595-1628-1
Ebook - 978-0-7595-7415-1
Open Ebook - 978-0-7595-6697-2
Paperback - 405 pages - 978-0-7472-6536-8
Paperback - 373 pages - 978-0-446-61149-7
Compact Disc - 978-1-59483-215-4
Hardcover - 497 pages - 978-0-7862-8965-3
Open Ebook - 978-0-7595-1627-4
Peanut Press/Palm Reader - 978-0-7595-1626-7
Downloadable Audio - 978-1-60788-139-1
Hardcover - 343 pages - 978-0-7472-6560-3
Hardcover - 498 pages - 978-1-4056-1601-0
Hardcover - 8 pages - 978-0-7531-3719-2
Hardcover - 343 pages - 978-0-7472-6881-9
Hardcover - 9 pages - 978-0-7531-2678-3
Hardcover - 498 pages - 978-1-4056-1602-7
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.