Paperback has no highlighting, spine creases or tilt. Some age tanning and shelfwear to the covers and edges. 465 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1997. ISBN: 055357230x. Her male-bashing pop-psych bestseller created a storm of controversy on the talk-show circuit. Now Professor Hope Devane is dead, brutally slashed on a quiet street in one of LA's safest neighborhoods. The LAPD's investigation has reached a dead end, and homicide detective Milo Sturgis turns to his friend Dr. Alex Delaware for a psychological profile of the victim-and a portrait of a killer.