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From the multi-million-copy bestselling author behind The Secrets She Keeps, a major BBC series, 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

Reviews

Robotham creates flesh and blood characters, and you won't forget Philomena McCarthy . . . A nail-biter
Peterborough Telegraph
A page-turner featuring a feisty heroine
Irish Independent
Praise for Michael Robotham
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Michael Robotham has done it again - another accomplished crime novel unlike anything he has ever written before
Sydney Morning Herald
One of crime's greatest practitioners . . . a ripper, suspenseful read
The Australian
An absolute master
Stephen King
A highly skilled thriller writer
Daily Express
Heart-stopping, heart-breaking and heart-wrenching
Val McDermid
Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them
Linwood Barclay
Robotham is the real deal
David Baldacci
He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul
Peter James
Praise for When You Are Mine
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