The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides

  • Release Date: 2019-02-05
  • Genre: Crime & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 359 Ratings


WITH OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD, read the Sunday Times and No.1 New York Times bestselling, record-breaking thriller that everyone is talking about - soon to be a major film.

'The perfect thriller' AJ FINN

'Terrific' - THE TIMES Crime Book of the Month

'Smart, sophisticated suspense' - LEE CHILD

'Compelling' - OBSERVER

'Absolutely brilliant' - STEPHEN FRY

'A totally original psychological mystery' - DAVID BALDACCI

'One of the best thrillers I've read this year' - CARA HUNTER

'The pace and finesse of a master' - BBC CULTURE

Alicia Berenson lived a seemingly perfect life until one day six years ago.

When she shot her husband in the head five times.

Since then she hasn't spoken a single word.

It's time to find out why.

THE SILENT PATIENT is the gripping must-read debut thriller of 2020 - perfect for fans of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn and THE GIRL BEFORE by JP Delaney.


  • Mind blown.

    By Jemjemxxxx
    I was hooked from the start, and my gosh I didn’t see that coming. I would recommend this highly. Easy to read and thoroughly interesting.
  • Good twist...

    By kyleywyley
    ... didn’t see that coming. Enjoyed it, great page turner.
  • Gripped from start to finish

    By JerryBerry91
    By far the most gripping book I’ve read, really well written with a good insight to the characters. Gutted I’ve actually finished it highly recommend it to anyone ! Fantastic story fantastic ending !!!
  • Amazing

    By 77537842680
    Loved this book. Kept me interested. The ending was SO GOOD.
  • Couldn’t put it down

    By Secret spell
    Wow ! This is the best book I’ve read since ‘you let me in’. And believe me many have come and gone-a must read!
  • Classily written. A true psychological thriller

    By Vashma
    This book had me hooked from the beginning. It’s a physiological thriller in the true sense of the word.
  • The silent patient

    By AmyNeale1111
    Wow! Fab ending
  • Wow!

    By Tweety_bec
    Intriguing and spellbinding. I love the authors style of writing and method of storytelling! It was a damn good read and I highly recommend it!
  • Amazing book

    By Mari grey
    The plots and twists in this book were amazing! Couldn’t stop reading it.
  • The Silent Patient

    By AustinL29
    One of the best books I have read. Literally, couldn’t book the book and read it throughout the night. Still can’t believe the ending such a shock. Brilliant!