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 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