Author(s): Michael Robotham
I close my eyes and feel my heart begin racing Someone is coming They're going to find me A mother and her teenage daughter are found murdered in a remote farmhouse, one defiled by multiple stab wounds and the other left lying like Sleeping Beauty waiting for her Prince. Reluctantly, clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin is drawn into the investigation when a former student, calling himself 'the Mindhunter', jeopardises the police inquiry by leaking details to the media and stirring up public anger. With no shortage of suspects and tempers beginning to fray, Joe discovers links between these murders and a series of brutal attacks where his victims have been choked unconscious and had the letter 'A' carved into their foreheads. As the case becomes ever more complex, nothing is quite what it seems and soon Joe's fate, and that of those closest to him, become intertwined with a merciless, unpredictable killer ...CLOSE YOUR EYES is a pulse-stopping thriller from the award-winning Australian author of LIFE OR DEATH, Michael Robotham.
The best Michael Robotham novel yet. Once I reached the last 100 pages, it really was impossible to put down. - Stephen King Another captivating novel from this accomplished author - The Australian Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them - Linwood Barclay He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul - Peter James Heart-stopping, heart-breaking and heart-wrenching - Val McDermid
Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across Britain, Australia and America. He is the author of twelve Sunday Times bestsellers, both fiction and non-fiction. He has also worked as a ghostwriter for prominent military figures and star performers, as well as in the fields of science, sport and psychology. Michael's haunting psychological thrillers have been translated into twenty-three languages and are currently in development for TV by Bonafide Films. He is a two time winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Australia's Crime Novel of the Year. He has twice been shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger, won the prestigious CWA Gold Dagger Award in 2015 for Life or Death and won the 2016 ABIA People's Choice Award for General Fiction Book of the Year for Close Your Eyes.