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Publisher Description

From the multi-million-copy bestselling author of Richard & Judy Summer 2021 Pick When She Was Good, comes a gripping new standalone thriller

Philomena McCarthy
has defied the odds and become a promising young officer with the Metropolitan Police despite being the daughter of a notorious London gangster. Called to the scene of a domestic assault, she rescues a young woman, Tempe Brown, the girlfriend of a decorated detective. The incident is hushed up, but Phil has unwittingly made a dangerous enemy with powerful friends.

Determined to protect each other, the two women strike up a tentative friendship. Tempe is thoughtful and sweet and makes herself indispensable to Phil, but sinister things keep happening and something isn't quite right about the stories Tempe tells. When a journalist with links to Phil's father and to the detective is found floating in the Thames, Phil doesn't know where to turn, who to blame or who she can trust.
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PRAISE FOR MICHAEL ROBOTHAM'S THRILLERS:

'An absolute master' Stephen King

'Superbly exciting' Guardian

'He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul' Peter James

'Heart-stopping, heart-breaking and heart-wrenching' Val McDermid

'Robotham is the real deal' David Baldacci

'He invests suspense with such a strong emotional pull. No one else comes close' Linwood Barclay

'Will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2021
24 June
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown Book Group
SELLER
Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Jinjera ,

Page Turner

A great read fast moving and keeps you turning the page

happyhanrahan ,

Unputdownable

I read this mystery thriller in one day
Great character development and a reality check when it comes to the elephant in the room .

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