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The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient

ALICIA
Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet – and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can’t bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain.
Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word.
THEO
Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alicia’s silence goes far deeper than he first thought.
And if she speaks, would he want to hear the truth?
The Silent Patient is a heart-stopping debut thriller about a woman’s brutal and random act of violence against her husband – and the man obsessed with discovering why.
read by Jack Hawkins and Louise Brealey
(p) Orion Publishing Group 2019
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 7th February 2019

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781409181651

Reviews

An excellent, slow-burning psychological thriller; sharp, clever and with a whammy that genuinely took me by surprise
JOANNE HARRIS
One of the best thrillers I've read this year. Masterfully plotted and brilliantly paced by a writer at the top of his game
CARA HUNTER, Sunday Times bestselling author of CLOSE TO HOME
Genuinely chilling and with a real sucker punch of a twist
SHARON BOLTON, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE CRAFTSMAN
Masterly plotting, Hitchcockian suspense and an absolute jaw-dropper of an ending. Read this book!
LUCY FOLEY, bestselling author of THE HUNTING PARTY
Intelligent, imaginative and a terrific read
THE TIMES - Crime Book of the Month
An unforgettable - and Hollywood-bound - new thriller
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Comes with a killer twist
SUNDAY TIMES Crime Club
One of the most hotly anticipated novels of this year
DAILY EXPRESS
I read it in two nights and savoured every luscious word, every grim encounter, every startling twist
DAVID BALDACCI
A hugely impressive debut
STEVE CAVANAGH, bestselling author of THIRTEEN
A neatly woven, intelligently written story that lifts the curtain on the complexities of trauma and the human psyche
ALI LAND, Sunday Times bestselling author of GOOD ME, BAD ME
One of the best psychological thrillers I have ever read . . . with an ending that is destined to go down as one of the most shocking, mind-blowing twists in recent memory
BLAKE CROUCH, author of DARK MATTER
The Silent Patient may be a first novel, but it has the pace and finesse of a master
BBC CULTURE
The definition of a page turner. The twist comes as hard and fast as a slap across the face.
JOHN MARRS, bestselling author of THE GOOD SAMARITAN
Impossible to put down, with a twist that will blow your mind
MARK EDWARDS, bestselling author of THE MAGPIES
Smart, sophisticated suspense - a very fine novel by any standard
LEE CHILD
The perfect thriller. I quite literally couldn't put it down
A. J. Finn, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
Absolutely brilliant . . . I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement
STEPHEN FRY
A taut, meticulously plotted and compelling novel
THE OBSERVER
I was kicking myself black and blue that I did not see *that* moment coming. I have never been so happily wrong-footed. A very clever book - highly recommended.
C. J. TUDOR, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE CHALK MAN
A superior psycho-thriller
THE TIMES