The Sunday Times bestselling thriller The Silent Patient tells the gripping story of psychotherapist Theo Faber, tasked with unravelling the mind of Alicia Berenson, a traumatised patient committed to a secure facility and charged with the murder of her husband. Shocking and expertly crafted, author Alex Michaelides draws you into the lives and minds of these two protagonists as Theo reveals the truth about Alicia in an intricately plotted series of discoveries that will leave you breathless. Michaelides will share the story of how he came to write this celebrated new thriller, shed light on the process of crafting a suspenseful, edgy character study, and reveal his own secret: how he keeps his readers constantly guessing.

About The Author

Alex Michaelides

Alex Michaelides was born in Cyprus. He read English at Cambridge University and received an MA in screenwriting from the American Film Institute. He wrote the film Devil You Know, starring Rosamund Pike. The Silent Patient, his first novel, is a Sunday Times, New York Times, Australian, and Irish bestseller.