Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an
investigative journalist working across America, Australia and
Britain. As a journalist and writer he has 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 eight novels
featuring clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin, who faces his own
increasing battle with a potentially debilitating disease. 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.
He lives in Sydney.
A past master at misdirection . . . he demonstrates the full range
of his skills here * Crime Fiction Lover *
'As always, even Robotham's most extraordinary stories have their basis in the kinds of things people really do. . . At its heart, 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 Age *
Robotham is one of the finest crime novelists on the planet. Whether writing standalone novels or novels centered on his recurring character, clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin, Robotham grips the reader from the first page to the last * Booktopian *