The Other Wife

The Other Wife

by Michael Robotham

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Overview

The ninth book in the Joe O'loughlin series, from bestselling author Michael Robotham.

'Superbly constructed . . . a breathtaking twist' Daily Mail

Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong.

This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer?

Against the advice of the police, Joe launches his own investigation. As he learns more, he discovers sides to his father he never knew - and is forcibly reminded that the truth comes at a price.

A mesmerising psychological thriller from one of the greatest crime writers of today, Michael Robotham, the internationally bestselling author of THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS.

Praise for Michael Robotham's writing:

'Will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times

'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay

'Superbly exciting ... a terrific read' Guardian

'A nerve-shredding thriller with the heart and soul so often missing from lesser crime and suspense novels. I couldn't stop reading, yet I didn't want Audie's story to end. Robotham is an absolute master' Stephen King on Life or Death

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780751562835
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,706
File size: 681 KB

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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The Other Wife 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 40 reviews.
Anonymous 3 months ago
easy to read. did not want to put down. unexpected.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Very good book held my interest . Very different but good story
Anonymous 10 months ago
Complex, terrifying, sad and happy, full of love, heartache and challenges. What more could a reader possibly want?
Anonymous 12 months ago
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. A great plot that just moved right along to a satisfying ending. This this not disappoint - nice to read a good book without foul language.
Anonymous 6 months ago
ful of mistery
Anonymous 9 months ago
Great twisted plot and development of characters
Anonymous 10 months ago
Interesting+characters.++Lots+of+action+with+twists+and+turns+along+the+way.++Enjoyed%21
Anonymous 10 months ago
Did not end where I thought it would. Awesome story!
Anonymous 11 months ago
A flawed, physically and behaviorally, Psychologist is laser focused to others detriment, but his love and compassion make him an intriguing and likable character. A very well written book with detailed and passionately descriptive passages.
Anonymous 11 months ago
Suspenseful plot, characters that you grow to love, intriguing story.
Anonymous 12 months ago
Likable characters, good plot. Kept me guessing till the last minute. Wrapped up nicely. A little "wordy" in parts but otherwise a good book!
Anonymous 12 months ago
Loved this book. Kept me guessing .
Anonymous 12 months ago
Good read
Anonymous 12 months ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good story, plot and characters. Kept me glues to the story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved this story. Kept my interest to the end the psychologist is a fantastic detective I highly recommend this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story, fast-paced, interesting characters. Well done. I'd recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unusual concept, imaginative, very well written l:also liked the humor that came without warning. I would definitely read this author again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. I have never read Michael Robotham before but I certainly enjoyed the characters and the storyline in this book. I will definitely read more about f his books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book. It kept me interested to the end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read. Had a little trouble getting into it at the beginning, but stuck with it and really enjoyed it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well done!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can't put it down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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