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The Therapist

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781529405996

Price: £21.99

ON SALE: 6th May 2021

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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From the mind of a psychologist comes a taut and chilling domestic thriller with a double twist that will leave you reeling.

At first it’s the lie that hurts.

A voicemail from her husband tells Sara he’s arrived at the holiday cabin. Then a call from his friend confirms he never did.

She tries to carry on as normal, teasing out her clients’ deepest fears, but as the hours stretch out, her own begin to surface. And when the police finally take an interest, they want to know why Sara deleted that voicemail.

To get to the root of Sigurd’s disappearance, Sara must question everything she knows about her relationship.

Could the truth about what happened be inside her head?

Translated from the Norwegian by Alison McCullough

(P)2021 Quercus Editions Limited


A sharply observed thriller with a plot packed full of psychological suspense. I couldn't put it down.
Sarah Ward, author of Bitter Chill
Dark, absorbing and richly complex. Helene Flood is a wonderful storyteller and The Therapist kept me guessing till the final, devilish twists.
Chris Whitaker
Masterfully paced and hauntingly written, The Therapist creeps up on you and leaves you looking over your shoulder long after you've turned the last page.
Anna Bailey, author of Tall Bones
Tense and atmospheric, this psychological thriller gets under your skin. Helene Flood keeps presenting questions to her reader, sending us every which way, as she builds towards the stunning and satisfying conclusion.
Jo Spain
Wonderfully creepy, twisty and compelling, with a rising sense of dread that will keep readers turning the pages right through to the unexpected ending.
Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend
Creepy, compelling and very well-written. The Norwegian setting and the questions it poses about crime and punishment are particularly interesting.
Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange
Tense and atmospheric . . . Well plotted with plenty of unexpected twists and turns.
Breda Brown, Irish Independent.
A marvellously assured debut thriller.
Declan Burke, Irish Times.
Flood takes her time but manipulates audience expectations with considerable aplomb.
Barry Forshaw, Financial Times.
A striking debut.
Andrew Rosenheim, Spectator
We all love a Norwegian crime drama, and this is set to be your new favourite.
Will have you up all night with the lights on.
Don't read this one at night.
Woman’s Weekly.