A girl locked in a secret room. Silence is the only thing that will save her.
A heart-stopping psychological thriller from the Number One bestselling author of The Secrets She Keeps - now a major BBC drama
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 to their crimes. Unbeknownst to him, Cyrus is leading them straight to Evie.
The truth will not set her free. But it could get them killed . . .
PRAISE FOR MICHAEL ROBOTHAM:
'Robotham is an absolute master' Stephen King
'He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul' Peter James
'Heart-stopping and heart-breaking' Val McDermid
'Robotham is the real deal' David Baldacci
'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay
At the start of Edgar-finalist Robotham's twisty, emotionally involving sequel to 2019's Good Girl, Bad Girl, British forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven, teenager Evie Cormac's therapist, seeks out Special Constable Sacha Hopewell in Cornwall. Seven years earlier, Sacha rescued Evie from a North London house where she was discovered hiding with the corpse of a small-time criminal. Evie has never spoken about this traumatic experience, and Cyrus hopes Sacha has information that can help him treat Evie. Meanwhile, the police summon Cyrus to Manchester to consult on the apparent suicide of Hamish Whitmore, a retired detective superintendent. Cyrus finds evidence of foul play, and learns that Whitmore was fixated on the closed case of pedophile Eugene Green, who was killed in prison. A note Whitmore left behind indicates that he believed there was a possible link between Green and Evie, which prompts Cyrus to investigate. Sections told from Evie's perspective deepen both the plot and the characterizations. Fans of grim psychological suspense will be rewarded.
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Fast paced thriller
I am guessing Jeffrey Epstein makes these monster stories more believable
Had trouble putting this book down
This story makes the reader feel so much, and draws them right into the lives of the characters. Evie and Cyrus are wonderful characters. The story line is heartbreaking and makes you want to scream at the great injustice in the world. Brilliant writing and plotting by Mr Robotham.