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A girl trapped in a secret room. Only silence can save her.

From the multi-million-copy bestselling author behind The Secrets She Keeps, a major BBC series, comes a heart-stopping new psychological thriller.

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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 . . .
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‘What makes Michael stand out is how he invests suspense with such a strong emotional pull. No one else comes close’ Linwood Barclay

‘Never lets up on the suspense . . . Definitely Robotham’s best to dateGlobe and Mail

‘Clever, intriguing and compelling, I loved this book’ Rachel Abbott

‘So good that I rationed my reading as I didn’t want to finish it’ ***** Reader Review

‘Tense, immersive and riveting’ ***** Reader Review

‘Keeps your attention in a vice-like grip’ ***** Reader Review
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PRAISE FOR MICHAEL ROBOTHAM’S THRILLERS:

‘An absolute master’ Stephen King

Superbly excitingGuardian

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

Robotham is the real deal‘ David Baldacci

‘Heart-stopping and heart-breaking’ Val McDermid

Will have you turning the pages compulsively’ Times

Reviews

Praise for Michael Robotham
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Robotham is an absolute master
Stephen King
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
Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them
Linwood Barclay
A highly skilled thriller writer
Daily Express
Will have you turning the pages compulsively
The Times
Superbly exciting
Guardian
Clever, intriguing and compelling, I loved this book. The vulnerability of the characters was at times heart-breaking, and the pace was relentless
Rachel Abbott
Praise for When She Was Good
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What makes Michael stand out in a crowded field is how he invests suspense with such a strong emotional pull. No one else comes close in this regard
Linwood Barclay
Robotham never lets up on the suspense here, and Haven's intensity as well as Evie's guarded innocence make for unforgettable characters . . . Definitely Robotham's best to date
Globe and Mail