Close your Eyes

Close your Eyes

A Joseph O'Loughlin Mystery

Book - 2015
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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 discover 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 . . .

The nail-biting new psychological thriller that will keep you up till dawn, from world-renowned author MICHAEL ROBOTHAM.

Praise for Michael Robotham's writing:

'Will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times

'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay

'Superbly exciting ... a terrific read' Guardian

'Two terrific female characters, both with secrets. Add Michael Robotham's clean prose and whipcrack pacing. The result? A book you won't be able to put down, although you may occasionally want to hide your eyes' STEPHEN KING

Publisher: London :, Sphere,, ©2015.
ISBN: 9780751552874
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY ROB
Characteristics: vii, 392 p. ; 24 cm.


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Liesel_C Mar 08, 2017

Joe O'Loughlan is a clinical psychologist consulting with the police; he also suffers from Parkinson's disease and is trying to rekindle his relationship with his wife and daughters. A psychological thriller full of twists and turns.

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Jan 28, 2017

Top-notch story with Joe McLaughlin front and centre with Vincent Ruiz providing the steady backup - unbeatable combination in all circumstances, even the heartbreaking ones.

Oct 25, 2016

The eighth book in the Joseph O'Loughlin series. London psychiatrist Joseph O'Loughlin. INCLUDED IN BRITISH SERIES THOUGH THE AUTHOR IS ORIGINALLY FROM AUSTRALIA. HE HAS LIVED IN THE UK.

Sep 03, 2016

First-time reader of Robotham. The suspense ratchets up throughout, with no wasted dialogue. Would definitely recommend this book.

Aug 21, 2016

I read this book in couple days, I couldn't wait for the unexpected end.
Highly recommend it..

Aug 14, 2016

Great book. Much humor and keeps your attention throughout.

May 01, 2016

Great read. Sad, but believable; ending--I did not see it coming.

Mar 06, 2016

It sucks to be Joe O'Loughlin.

Jan 23, 2016

If you're a fan of Joe O'Loughlin you will enjoy Close Your Eyes - but be prepared to cry your eyes out at the end. Another page turner from Robotham - please keep them coming!

Sep 30, 2015

This one is awesome.

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