Sal Smith gets ready to fly out to find his wife, only to get the call that her body has been found in the rubble. So now his concern is to bring her back home for burial.
But in Italy he finds that the story she was following snags his attention.
And then a text message suggests that maybe Amy wasn't killed in the earthquake at all.
Thomas Wymark is a British mystery and suspense thriller writer. Born in London - now living near Brighton on the South Coast of England.
The man's sister says it wasn't.
Sal quickly uncovers a disturbing truth ... that more people will be killed.
With the clock ticking, Sal has to get to the bottom of a horrific secret so deeply buried that others will kill to keep it that way.
And he needs to find out what really happened to the murdered man - and why - before others die.
After the authorities haul away the remains of the body, Michael finds something that he thinks will change his and his family's life forever.
So he makes a choice.
But when the family is threatened, and his options turn from bad to worse, Michael regrets his choices.
But by then it's too late.
"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."
The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.
Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.
Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him....
He can't be late.
But there is an accident, and Stuart ends up in a coma.
When he wakes up, everything in his world has changed.
And why are the police asking him questions about the murders of three people sixteen years ago?
Stuart embarks on a tense and emotional journey to find out the truth about the accident, and to get back everything he's lost.
But you can't get them back…