Faye Kellerman





Faye Kellerman


Born
in St. Louis, Missouri, The United States
July 31, 1952

Website

Genre


Faye Kellerman was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Sherman Oaks, California. She earned a BA in mathematics and a doctorate in dentistry at UCLA., and conducted research in oral biology. Kellerman's groundbreaking first novel, THE RITUAL BATH, was published in 1986 to wide critical and commercial acclaim. The winner of the Macavity Award for the Best First Novel from the Mystery Readers of American, THE RITUAL BATH introduced readers to Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus, termed by People Magazine "Hands down, the most refreshing mystery couple around." The New York Times enthused, "This couple's domestic affairs have the haimish warmth of reality, unlike the formulaic lives of so many other genre detectives."

There are well over twent
...more

Average rating: 3.83 · 108,991 ratings · 5,754 reviews · 48 distinct works · Similar authors
The Ritual Bath (Peter Deck...

3.91 avg rating — 10,193 ratings — published 1986 — 33 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Milk and Honey (Peter Decke...

3.98 avg rating — 8,003 ratings — published 1990 — 26 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hangman (Peter Decker/Rina ...

3.99 avg rating — 6,365 ratings — published 2010 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sanctuary (Peter Decker/Rin...

3.98 avg rating — 5,447 ratings — published 1994 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sacred and Profane (Peter D...

3.89 avg rating — 4,679 ratings — published 1987 — 31 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Day of Atonement (Peter Dec...

3.94 avg rating — 4,135 ratings — published 1991 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Burnt House (Peter Deck...

3.82 avg rating — 4,179 ratings — published 2007 — 35 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Prayers for the Dead (Peter...

3.94 avg rating — 3,847 ratings — published 1980 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Serpent's Tooth (Peter Deck...

3.92 avg rating — 3,714 ratings — published 1997 — 31 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus...

3.83 avg rating — 4,072 ratings — published 2011 — 23 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Faye Kellerman…
The Ritual Bath Sacred and Profane Milk and Honey Day of Atonement False Prophet Grievous Sin Sanctuary
Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus (23 books)
by
3.88 avg rating — 94,450 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Kids are like heroin -- an injection of pain when they're around, but even when they're not around it's like that next fix. You just can't stop thinking about it.”
Faye Kellerman, Hangman

“What's the difference between a classical guitar and a pizza? A pizza can feed a family of four.”
Faye Kellerman, Hangman

“That is a fart without wind....." in reference to when you can't back up what you say. very funny.”
Faye Kellerman, Straight into Darkness

Polls

October/November 2014 Group Read. Voting time is October 9th through the 14th.

 
  27 votes 11.7%

 
  24 votes 10.4%

 
  21 votes 9.1%

 
  16 votes 7.0%

 
  16 votes 7.0%

 
  12 votes 5.2%

 
  11 votes 4.8%

 
  10 votes 4.3%

 
  10 votes 4.3%

 
  10 votes 4.3%

 
  10 votes 4.3%

 
  9 votes 3.9%

 
  8 votes 3.5%

 
  7 votes 3.0%

 
  7 votes 3.0%

 
  6 votes 2.6%

 
  6 votes 2.6%

 
  5 votes 2.2%

 
  4 votes 1.7%

 
  3 votes 1.3%

 
  2 votes 0.9%

 
  2 votes 0.9%

 
  2 votes 0.9%

 
  2 votes 0.9%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

230 total votes
comments and details
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Seasonal Read...: By Blood or Marriage (25.2) 41 303 Aug 24, 2009 02:23PM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. FALL CHALLENGE 2009 COMPLETED TASKS 3952 2645 Nov 30, 2009 09:01PM  
100+ Books in 2016: Karin's 100 Books for 2009 26 90 Dec 12, 2009 05:13PM  
75 Books: Karin's 2009 75-Book Challenge 26 62 Dec 12, 2009 05:14PM  
Who's Your Author?: Author Alphabet 88 188 Feb 05, 2010 05:03AM  
Cozy Mysteries : Theme Read - April 2010 104 204 May 01, 2010 11:26AM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Read-A-Thon Progress and Discussion -- May 72 58 May 26, 2010 06:09AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Faye to Goodreads.