Publication Date: 03/08/2023 ISBN: 9780751581607 Category:

Lying Beside You

Michael Robotham

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication Date: 03/08/2023 ISBN: 9780751581607 Category:
Paperback / Softback




‘One of his best, suspenseful and hard to put down’ STEPHEN KING
‘Compulsively readable . . . A nail-biter’ LINWOOD BARCLAY
‘I’ve never read a Michael Robotham novel I didn’t love’ VAL MCDERMID

Twenty years ago, Cyrus Haven’s brother killed their parents and twin sisters.

Since then Cyrus has devoted his life as a forensic psychologist to understanding why people commit terrible crimes.

Now Elias is being released from his psychiatric hospital, and Cyrus must decide if he’s ready to trust the man who destroyed his childhood.

His friend Evie Cormac, who has a gift for knowing when people are lying, isn’t so sure.

And as they seek the truth behind a double abduction case, past and present collide – with devastating consequences . . .

If you love Lying Beside You, don’t miss Cyrus and Evie in Good Girl, Bad Girl and When She Was Good.

Readers gave Lying Beside You five stars:
‘Exceptional, fast paced and totally enthralling’

‘Nail-biting, unexpected’

‘Evie Cormac and Cyrus Haven are such an intriguing duo’

‘A great read for fans of intelligent crime with strong character development’

‘The relationship between Cyrus and Evie is mesmerising’

‘A cracking story that had me on the edge of my seat’

‘A very entertaining read with a clever and complex plot’

Publisher Review

PRAISE FOR LYING BESIDE YOU * - * Michael Robotham can't write a bad book. This is one of his best, suspenseful and hard to put down -- STEPHEN KING Compulsively readable. As always, Michael Robotham builds his nail-biter around damaged people who only want to do what's right -- LINWOOD BARCLAY Thoughtful . . . it isn't easy to maintain a balance between two such different plot strands, but Robotham does it brilliantly -- BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2022 * SUNDAY TIMES * Exactly the sort of thriller that pins you to your seat until you've finished it: a proper heart-pounding mystery with unforgettable characters and compelling twists -- JANE CASEY Michael Robotham never lets you down and Lying Beside You is yet further proof that he is one of the most accomplished thriller writers in the world right now. Superbly paced, intricately plotted and packed with characters that leap off the page. Simply sensational -- M. W. CRAVEN I loved Lying Beside You. Michael Robotham is such a wonderfully perceptive writer; rich, real characters who are constantly surprising . . . I could read about these two forever -- ALEX MARWOOD I devoured Lying Beside You in two sittings. What a terrific writer and a fantastic read - pacey, spare and engrossing -- AJAY CHOWDHURY Tense, perceptive and fast-moving, this is a remarkable novel * LITERARY REVIEW * A riveting page-turner -- MEGAN GOLDIN Every single book is a plotting masterclass, and Lying Beside You is especially poignant -- ANNA DOWNES A masterful plot which pelts along at breakneck speed. With its intriguing characters, perfectly interwoven storylines and killer twists, Robotham's latest thriller lives up to his fans' sky-high expectations. His best yet -- ROSE CARLYLE Not just a cleverly constructed crime novel . . . it's also an achingly beautiful story about trust, redemption and love that had me intermittently catching my breath * SYDNEY MORNING HERALD * PRAISE FOR MICHAEL ROBOTHAM * - * I've never read a Michael Robotham novel I didn't love -- VAL MCDERMID I love this guy's books -- LEE CHILD An absolute master -- STEPHEN KING Will have you turning the pages compulsively * THE TIMES * Heart-stopping, heart-breaking and heart-wrenching -- VAL MCDERMID He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul -- PETER JAMES Robotham is the real deal -- DAVID BALDACCI A white-knuckle ride that kept me up half the night -- ANDY MCNAB Clever, intriguing and compelling -- RACHEL ABBOTT A highly-skilled thriller writer * DAILY EXPRESS * One of crime's greatest practitioners * THE AUSTRALIAN * Unforgettable characters * GLOBE AND MAIL *

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