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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.

**One of Cosmopolitan’s 13 of the best books to read this summer 2021**


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

Reviews

A new, Norwegian crime author in the very top division
Fædrelandsvennen.
Everything is done right in Helene Flood's suspense debut.
Dagbladet.
A sharply observed thriller with a plot packed full of psychological suspense. I couldn't put it down.
Sarah Ward, author of Bitter Chill
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
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