Faye Kellerman


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

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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."

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“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

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