The Other Wife
Paperback $14.99 - Hachette Australia
Crime Fiction & Thrillers - Published: 26/Feb/2019 - ISBN: 9780733641831
A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows.William and Mary have been married sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. William and Olivia have been together twenty years. Olivia was once a tennis star, but her career has long since faded.Clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin knows only one of these stories to be true. But when he is called to his father's hospital bed after a brutal attack, everything he once knew is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer?A confronting psychological thriller from one of the greatest crime writers of today, Michael Robotham, the bestselling author of THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS.PRAISE FOR THE OTHER WIFE:'Michael Robotham has produced a fine novel, by turns elegiac, chagrined and defiant' Weekend Australian'There's no putting down this thriller as Robotham expertly leads readers into a tangled web of lies and wives' Herald Sun'Will have you questioning motives and guessing right up until the end' Daily Telegraph'A superbly crafted thriller with [a] half-dozen credible potential suspects' Courier Mail The Other Wife is all about what it means to be a father. It's also a book about coming to terms with the past in ways that allow us to move on - The AgeMichael Robotham takes many of the tropes of the domestic thriller, but elevates them into something more substantial through his superior writing. - Canberra WeeklyCrime fiction at its most compelling. - Hobart MercuryThis absorbing novel will make you wish there was another O'Loughlin episode to come. - Weekend WestMichael Robotham has hinted that this clever psychological thriller may be the last outing for the Parkinson's-plagued shrink. If so, it's a worthy final act. - Qantas MagazineA crime writer at the top of his game. - The AustralianMichael Robotham is the real deal. - David BaldacciA superbly crafted thriller with [a] half-dozen credible potential suspects - Courier Mail Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain. As a journalist and writer he 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 nine novels featuring clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin, who faces his own increasing battle with a 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. He lives in Sydney. A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows.
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