Michael Robotham
About the author

Michael Robotham

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, sold more than 1 million copies around the world. It is the first of nine novels featuring beloved Joe O'Loughlin. Good Girl, Bad Girl and When She Was Good are the first two books in a new series featuring forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven. Michael is the only Australian to win the UK's prestigious Gold Dagger Award twice - for Good Girl, Bad Girl and Life or Death. Good Girl, Bad Girl was also shortlisted for the 2020 Edgar Award for Best Novel. In 2020, The Secrets She Keeps was adapted for television. He lives in Sydney.

Books by Michael Robotham

Michael Robotham Articles

A Thrilling New Standalone: Read an Extract from When You Are Mine by Michael Robotham

Review | Extract

6 July 2021

A Thrilling New Standalone: Read an Extract from When You Are Mine by Michael Robotham

    A Heart-Pounding Psychological Thriller: Read our Review of When You Are Mine by Michael Robotham

    Review | Our Review

    5 July 2021

    A Heart-Pounding Psychological Thriller: Read our Review of When You Are Mine by Michael Robotham

      Podcast: Michael Robotham on the Science of Lying and the Inspiration Behind his Characters

      Podcast

      31 August 2020

      Podcast: Michael Robotham on the Science of Lying and the Inspiration Behind his Characters

        Take a Sneak Peek at Michael Robotham's Highly Anticipated New Thriller, When She Was Good

        Review | Extract

        27 July 2020

        Take a Sneak Peek at Michael Robotham's Highly Anticipated New Thriller, When She Was Good

          Michael Robotham's When She Was Good is a Terrifying and Brilliant Page-Turner

          Review | Our Review

          27 July 2020

          Michael Robotham's When She Was Good is a Terrifying and Brilliant Page-Turner

            Taut Writing, Addictive Plot: Read an Extract From Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

            News

            11 July 2019

            Taut Writing, Addictive Plot: Read an Extract From Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

              A Fabulous, Fast-Paced Page Turner: Review of Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

              News

              10 July 2019

              A Fabulous, Fast-Paced Page Turner: Review of Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

                Australian Thriller Goes To TV

                News

                2 November 2018

                Australian Thriller Goes To TV

                  August Book Club: The Other Wife by Michael Robotham

                  News

                  13 August 2018

                  August Book Club: The Other Wife by Michael Robotham

                    Podcast: Crime and Passion with Michael Robotham

                    Podcast

                    24 July 2018

                    Podcast: Crime and Passion with Michael Robotham