He thinks the truth will set her free. She knows it will kill them. The massive Number One bestseller from the author of heart-stopping psychological thrillers THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS and THE OTHER WIFE
She has secrets.
Six years ago, Evie Cormac was found hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a brutal murder. But nobody has ever discovered her real name or where she came from, because everybody who tries ends up dead.
He needs answers.
Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven believes the truth will set Evie free. Ignoring her warnings, he begins to dig into her past, only to disturb a hornet's nest of corrupt and powerful people, who have been waiting to find Evie - the final witness they have been searching for. Unbeknownst to him, Cyrus is leading them straight to Evie. The truth will not set her free. It will get them killed.
From Australia's foremost crime writer, Michael Robotham, this is the second explosive novel featuring gifted criminal psychologist Cyrus Haven following the Edgar- and Gold Dagger-award nominated GOOD GIRL, BAD GIRL.
'A heart-stopping psychological thriller' - Herald Sun
'Don't try to get anything else done; just keep reading. The only way this book will let you go is if you walk, or run, with Evie, Cyrus and Sacha to the
An urgent, poignant, and terrifying thriller ... Readers will be putty in this supremely talented author's capable hands. - Kirkus Reviews
A page-turner that will want you to ignore everything else going on around you until you get the answers. Another excellent Robotham suspense and a cracking good new series. - Herald Sun
A gripping read that holds attention all the way to the bloody conclusion and the final twist. - Canberra Weekly
Very, very good - Weekend Australian
Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain. As a journalist and writer he has investigated notorious cases such as the serial killer couple Fred and Rosemary West. He has worked 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 eight novels featuring clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin, who faces his own increasing battle with a potentially debilitating disease. Michael has also written four standalone thrillers. In 2015 he won the UK's prestigious Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award with his standalone thriller Life or Death and in 2020 he won the CWA Gold Dagger Award a second time for the first novel in his Cyrus Haven series, Good Girl, Bad Girl.
He lives in Sydney.