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.
Absolutely brilliant . . . I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement
A superior psycho-thriller
Smart, sophisticated suspense - a very fine novel by any standard
I read it in two nights and savoured every luscious word, every grim encounter, every startling twist
A hugely impressive debut
Impossible to put down, with a twist that will blow your mind
A neatly woven, intelligently written story that lifts the curtain on the complexities of trauma and the human psyche
The perfect thriller. I quite literally couldn't put it down
Comes with a killer twist
One of the best thrillers I've read this year. Masterfully plotted and brilliantly paced by a writer at the top of his game
A taut, meticulously plotted and compelling novel
The Silent Patient may be a first novel, but it has the pace and finesse of a master
Intelligent, imaginative and a terrific read
Masterly plotting, Hitchcockian suspense and an absolute jaw-dropper of an ending. Read this book!
An unforgettable - and Hollywood-bound - new thriller
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
Genuinely chilling and with a real sucker punch of a twist
An excellent, slow-burning psychological thriller; sharp, clever and with a whammy that genuinely took me by surprise
The definition of a page turner. The twist comes as hard and fast as a slap across the face.
One of the most hotly anticipated novels of this year