August Book Club: The Other Wife by Michael Robotham

August Book Club: The Other Wife by Michael Robotham

We’re super excited about this next Book Club, and we think you’re going to love it. This month we’ll be reading and talking about The Other Wife by Michael Robotham.

The Other Wife is a mesmerising psychological thriller from one of the greatest crime writers of today, Michael Robotham. Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O’Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world 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?

Purchase a copy of The Other Wife || read a review here

About The Author:

Gold Dagger winning and Edgar short-listed author Michael Robotham was born in Australia in November 1960 and grew up in small country towns that had more dogs than people and more flies than dogs. Michael’s novels have since been translated into 23 languages and have won or been shortlisted for numerous awards, and now lives on Sydney’s northern beaches, where he thinks dark thoughts in his  ‘cabana of cruelty’ – a name bestowed by his three daughters, who happily poke fun at the man who has fed, clothed and catered to their every expensive whim. Where is the justice?

Special guests Michael Robotham (author), Meg Mason (journalist and author), and Rebecca Saunders (publisher).

The Book Club is streamed live to our Facebook page at 8pm (AEST) on Wednesday 29th August 2018.
Make sure to tune in and bring your questions with you.

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                    Synopsis

                    A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. The new bestseller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its shocking climax, by multi-million-copy selling author Michael Robotham.William and Mary have been married sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both are strong believers in right and wrong.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. Is it possible his father, the upstanding citizen, was leading a double life?And 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.
                    Michael Robotham
                    About the author

                    Michael Robotham

                    Michael Robotham has twice won Australia’s Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel, for Lost (2005) and Shatter (2008). He was shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger in 2007 and 2008. His bestsellers have been translated into twenty-two languages, and have been praised by David Baldacci, Val McDermid and Stephen King.

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                    1. Jean Brooks says:

                      Sounds intriguing, look forward to reading it.

                    2. Ginger Martindale says:

                      Just finished. Could not put it down.

                    3. Jacqueline says:

                      Need book group discussion questions

                    4. Brenda Strunk says:

                      I could use questions for my book club tonight. Please reply

                    5. Brenda Strunk says:

                      Book questions for book club tonight. The other wife!