When You Are Mine

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Hachette Australia, Jun 30, 2021 - Abused women - 416 pages
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'No one does suspense better' STEPHEN KINGThe massive number-one bestseller from the author of heart-stopping psychological thrillers When She Was Good, The Secrets She Keeps and The Other WifePhilomena 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

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User Review  - Twink - LibraryThing

Michael Robotham is a perennial favorite author for me. I don't bother reading the synopses as I know I am going to enjoy whatever tale awaits me. The latest is When You Are Mine - a stand alone ... Read full review

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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

I didn't really enjoy this. None of the characters acted normally or consistently: Phil prioritized the clearly stalkerish Tempe over the man she was about to marry; she hadn't had any contact with ... Read full review

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About the author (2021)

Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was a former feature writer and investigative reporter working in Britain, Australia and America, and with clinical and forensic psychologists as they helped police investigate complex, psychologically driven crimes. His debut thriller, The Suspect, introduced clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin and sold more than a million copies around the world. The first of a nine-book series, The Suspect is being adapted for the screen by World Productions (makers of Line of Duty and Bodyguard), starring Aidan Turner. Michael's standalone thriller The Secrets She Keeps was adapted for TV by Network 10 and the BBC. The second series is out now.Michael is the only Australian to twice win the UK's prestigious Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel, for Life or Death and Good Girl, Bad Girl as well as the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for When She Was Good. His latest Book, Lying Beside You, is the third book in his bestselling Cyrus Haven and Evie Cormac series.Michael lives in Sydney.

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