Just Killing Time by Derek Van Arman

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews



In search of a serial killer who has remained uncaught for thirty years, Dr. John F. Scott finds his manhunt complicated by a series of Florida killings that may or may not be related. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.

About Derek Van Arman

See more books from this Author
Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published January 1, 1992 by Dutton. 508 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Just Killing Time

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

In scenes boiling with tension, the Florida killers (whom Scott eventually ties to Zak) go on a rampage: Zak stalks and kills;

| Read Full Review of Just Killing Time

Entertainment Weekly

As of a few months ago, Derek Van Arman was known, if at all, as the writer whose first book — a serial-killer thriller — was dropped by Simon & Schuster.

Jun 05 1992 | Read Full Review of Just Killing Time

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

There is an elaborate subplot about the development of suburban Washington (Van Arman hates Bethesda with a passion) and a black township's destruction through arson, and a fey old black lady whose memories bring it all back.

| Read Full Review of Just Killing Time

Rate this book!

Add Review