The highly anticipated second thriller from the record-breaking, international bestselling author of THE SILENT PATIENT.
Elegant, sinister, stylish and thrilling, The Maidens answers the weighty question, how do you go about following one of the biggest thrillers of the past decade? You write something even better. - CHRIS WHITAKER
Alex has achieved the almost impossible and surpassed The Silent Patient in this compelling literary thriller, which grips from intriguing start to horrifying finish ... A brilliant achievement. - HARRIET TYCE
What a thrilling, heart in throat ride. A great triumph. - STEPHEN FRY
A deliciously dark, elegant, utterly compulsive read - with a twist that blew my mind. I loved this even more than I loved The Silent Patient and that's saying something! - LUCY FOLEY
Alex Michaelides hits a home run in his sophomore effort. The Maidens is a page-turner of the first order. - DAVID BALDACCI
Alex Michaelides was born and raised in Cyprus. He has an MA in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and an MA in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. The Silent Patient was his first novel, and was the biggest selling debut in the world in 2019. It spent over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and sold in a record-breaking 50 countries. Alex lives in London.