Even a flawless life can unravel... The debut Joe O'Loughlin thriller from multi-million-copy bestselling author Michael Robotham
Joseph O'Loughlin appears to have the perfect life - a beautiful wife, a loving daughter and a successful career as a clinical psychologist. But nothing can be taken for granted. Even the most flawless existence is only a loose thread away from unravelling. All it takes is a murdered girl, a troubled young patient and the biggest lie of his life.
Caught in a complex web of deceit and haunted by images of the slain girl, he embarks upon a search that will take him from London to Liverpool and into the darkest recesses of the human mind...
A nerve-shredding psychological thriller from one of the most brilliant crime authors of today, Michael Robotham.
A white-knuckle ride and a powerful love story that kept me up half the night - ANDY McNAB
The best of the best... truly accomplished - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Robotham is an absolute master - STEPHEN KING
THE SUSPECT is slick and classy, with a plot that sweeps the rug out from under your feet every time you think you're standing on firm ground - THE AGE
Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain, and with clinical and forensic psychologists as they helped police investigate complex, psychologically driven crimes. Michael's 2004 debut thriller, The Suspect, sold more than 1 million copies around the world. It is the first of nine novels featuring beloved Joe O'Loughlin. Good Girl, Bad Girl and When She Was Good are the first two books in a new series featuring forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven. Michael is the only Australian to win the UK's prestigious Gold Dagger Award twice - for Good Girl, Bad Girl and Life or Death. When She Was Good won the 2021 Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award and Good Girl, Bad Girl was shortlisted for the 2020 Edgar Award for Best Novel. In 2020, The Secrets She Keeps was adapted for television. He lives in Sydney.