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When You Are Mine

Michael Robotham



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Hachette Australia
30 March 2022
'No one does suspense better' STEPHEN KING

The massive number-one bestseller from the author of heart-stopping psychological thrillers When She Was Good, The Secrets She Keeps and The Other Wife

Philomena McCarthy has defied the odds and become a promising young officer with the Metropolitan Police despite being the daughter of a notorious London gangster. Called to the scene of a domestic assault one day, she rescues a bloodied young woman, Tempe Brown, the mistress of a decorated detective. The incident is hushed up, but Phil has unwittingly made a dangerous enemy with powerful friends.

Determined to protect each other, the two women strike up a tentative friendship. Tempe is thoughtful and sweet and makes herself indispensable to Phil, but sinister things keep happening and something isn't quite right about the stories Tempe tells. When a journalist with links to Phil's father and to the detective is found floating in the Thames, Phil doesn't know where to turn, who to blame or who she can trust.

This exhilarating thriller from the bestselling author - whose books have sold more than 6 million copies - is Michael Robotham's finest page-turner yet.

'Robotham has done it again' Sydney Morning Herald

'There's a relatable darkness to Aussie author Michael Robotham's thrillers that pulls you in - every time' The Australian Women's Weekly

'a twisty-turny, second-guessing great read with a killer ending' Herald Sun

'Robotham delivers again with a pacy tale that ratchets up the tension and refuses to be put down' Courier Mail

'Superior writing, clever plotting and credible characters' Canberra Weekly

'a well-crafted thriller that pulls you so deeply into its pages that you'll want to finish it all in one sitting' Mamamia

'Michael Robotham keeps upping his game. With each new book, I say it's his best yet. Well, THIS is his best.' LINWOOD BARCLAY
Imprint:   Hachette Australia
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 128mm, 
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9780733648175
ISBN 10:   0733648177
Pages:   416
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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, which sold more than 1 million copies around the world, is being adapted for television. It is the first of nine novels featuring beloved Joe O'Loughlin. Lying Beside You is the third book in his newest series featuring forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven, following Good Girl, Bad Girl and When She Was Good. 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. His latest book, When You Are Mine, was an international bestseller. He lives in Sydney.

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