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

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

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Cheryl chats to bestselling author Michael Robotham about the science of lying and the inspiration behind his characters.

About the author:

Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain. As a journalist and writer he has 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 eight novels featuring clinical psychologist Joe O’Loughlin, who faces his own increasing battle with a potentially 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.

 

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

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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

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    27 July 2020

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

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                        Synopsis

                        A heart-stopping psychological thriller from the Number One bestselling author of The Secrets She Keeps and The Other WifeHe thinks the truth will set her free. She knows it will kill them.She has secrets.Six years ago, Evie Cormac was found hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a brutal murder. But nobody has ever discovered her real name or where she came from, because everybody who tries ends up dead.He needs answers.Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven believes the truth will set Evie free. Ignoring her warnings, he begins to dig into her past, only to disturb a hornet's nest of corrupt and powerful people, who have been waiting to find Evie - the final witness they have been searching for. Unbeknownst to him, Cyrus is leading them straight to Evie. The truth will not set her free. It will get them killed.From Australia's foremost crime writer, Michael Robotham, this is the second explosive novel featuring gifted criminal psychologist Cyrus Haven following the Edgar-award nominated Good Girl, Bad Girl.
                        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.

                        Books by Michael Robotham

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