Publication Date: 12/12/2019 ISBN: 9781409181637 Category:

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication Date: 12/12/2019 ISBN: 9781409181637 Category:
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WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD, read the Sunday Times and No.1 New York Times bestselling, record-breaking thriller that everyone is talking about – soon to be a major film.

‘The perfect thriller’ AJ FINN

‘Terrific’ – THE TIMES Crime Book of the Month

‘Smart, sophisticated suspense’ – LEE CHILD

‘Compelling’ – OBSERVER

‘Absolutely brilliant’ – STEPHEN FRY

‘A totally original psychological mystery’ – DAVID BALDACCI

‘One of the best thrillers I’ve read this year’ – CARA HUNTER

‘The pace and finesse of a master’ – BBC CULTURE

Alicia Berenson lived a seemingly perfect life until one day six years ago.

When she shot her husband in the head five times.

Since then she hasn’t spoken a single word.

It’s time to find out why.

THE SILENT PATIENT is the gripping must-read thriller of the year – perfect for fans of THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS by Lisa Jewell, BLOOD ORANGE by Harriet Tyce and PLAYING NICE by JP Delaney.

Publisher Review

One of the best psychological thrillers I have ever read . . . with an ending that is destined to go down as one of the most shocking, mind-blowing twists in recent memory * BLAKE CROUCH, author of DARK MATTER * One of the most hotly anticipated novels of this year * DAILY EXPRESS * Impossible to put down, with a twist that will blow your mind * MARK EDWARDS, bestselling author of THE MAGPIES * An excellent, slow-burning psychological thriller; sharp, clever and with a whammy that genuinely took me by surprise * JOANNE HARRIS * An unforgettable - and Hollywood-bound - new thriller * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * Comes with a killer twist * SUNDAY TIMES Crime Club * A hugely impressive debut * STEVE CAVANAGH, bestselling author of THIRTEEN * Genuinely chilling and with a real sucker punch of a twist * SHARON BOLTON, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE CRAFTSMAN * The definition of a page turner. The twist comes as hard and fast as a slap across the face. * JOHN MARRS, bestselling author of THE GOOD SAMARITAN * A neatly woven, intelligently written story that lifts the curtain on the complexities of trauma and the human psyche * ALI LAND, Sunday Times bestselling author of GOOD ME, BAD ME * I was kicking myself black and blue that I did not see *that* moment coming. I have never been so happily wrong-footed. A very clever book - highly recommended. * C. J. TUDOR, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE CHALK MAN * A superior psycho-thriller * THE TIMES * One of the best thrillers I've read this year. Masterfully plotted and brilliantly paced by a writer at the top of his game * CARA HUNTER, Sunday Times bestselling author of CLOSE TO HOME * The Silent Patient may be a first novel, but it has the pace and finesse of a master * BBC CULTURE * A taut, meticulously plotted and compelling novel * THE OBSERVER * The perfect thriller. I quite literally couldn't put it down * A. J. Finn, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW * Smart, sophisticated suspense - a very fine novel by any standard * LEE CHILD * I read it in two nights and savoured every luscious word, every grim encounter, every startling twist * DAVID BALDACCI * Intelligent, imaginative and a terrific read * THE TIMES - Crime Book of the Month * Masterly plotting, Hitchcockian suspense and an absolute jaw-dropper of an ending. Read this book! * LUCY FOLEY, bestselling author of THE HUNTING PARTY * Absolutely brilliant . . . I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement * STEPHEN FRY *

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