Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain. As a journalist and writer he 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 nine novels featuring beloved Joe O'Loughlin. Good Girl, Bad Girl is the first book in an exciting new series featuring forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven and was shortlisted for the 2020 Edgar Award for Best Novel. 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 and in 2020 The Secrets She Keeps was adapted for television. He lives in Sydney.
The Other Wife is all about what it means to be a father. It's also a book about coming to terms with the past in ways that allow us to move on - The AgeMichael Robotham takes many of the tropes of the domestic thriller, but elevates them into something more substantial through his superior writing. - Canberra WeeklyCrime fiction at its most compelling. - Hobart MercuryThis absorbing novel will make you wish there was another O'Loughlin episode to come. - Weekend WestMichael Robotham has hinted that this clever psychological thriller may be the last outing for the Parkinson's-plagued shrink. If so, it's a worthy final act. - Qantas MagazineA crime writer at the top of his game. - The AustralianMichael Robotham is the real deal. - David BaldacciA superbly crafted thriller with [a] half-dozen credible potential suspects - Courier Mail