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The Suspect

The Suspect

A new edition of the novel that marked the debut of one of contemporary suspense fiction’s most compelling heroes: “A gripping first novel…taut and fast-moving.” —Washington Post

Renowned psychologist Joseph O’Loughlin has it all–a thriving practice, a devoted, beautiful, fiercely intelligent wife, and a lovely young daughter. But when he’s diagnosed with Parkinson’s, O’Loughlin begins to dread the way his exceptional mind has been shackled to a failing body, and the cracks in his perfect existence start to show.

At first, O’Loughlin is delighted to be called in to a high-profile murder investigation, hoping his extraordinary abilities at perception will help bring a killer to justice. But when O’Loughlin recognizes the victim as one of his former patients, an emotionally disturbed young woman who nearly brought ruin upon him, O’Loughlin hesitates-a fateful decision that soon places O’Loughlin at the top of the lists of both a bullish detective, and a diabolical killer
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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Family Life

On Sale: April 15th 2014

Price: $15

Page Count: 432

ISBN-13: 9780316252256

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Praise

"A gripping first novel...taut and fast-moving."—Washington Post
"One of those rare literary gems: a beautifully written thriller that is both moving and relentlessly suspenseful."—Tess Gerritsen
"A dramatic, well-written debut."—New York Times
"Lightning-paced."—Entertainment Weekly
"Terrific....a classic 'wrong man' thriller that puts its hero in hot water, then raises the Fahrenheit to a fever pitch....Robotham not only builds the suspense masterfully but tops it off with a stunning twist."
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