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Happy 64th Birthday to psychologist and award winning author, Jonathan Kellerman, born this day in 1949!

Kellerman wrote fiction obsessively throughout college and graduate school, penning at least eight unpublished novels while working to become a child psychologist.

In 1985, his first novel, “When the Bough Breaks”, was published – The book won a handful of prestigious mystery awards, including the Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, and was made into a television movie. Since then, Kellerman has written more than 30 novels as well as several essays, an art book on vintage guitars, and children’s books that he illustrated.