When You Are Mine: Michael Robotham with Linwood Barclay

Michael Robotham and Linwood Barclay

When You Are Mine: Michael Robotham with Linwood Barclay

Michael Robotham and Linwood Barclay

5:30pm

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Two times Gold Dagger winning and twice Edgar short-listed author Michael Robotham has captivated audiences with his psychological thrillers in more than 25 languages. The Australian author, and former investigative journalist, joins us on the Festival’s virtual stage to present his latest novel, When You Are Mine. The story introduces Philomena, an idealistic young police officer whose life descends into a dark world of corruption and dirty politics when a seemingly routine police call takes an unexpected turn. In conversation with Canadian author Linwood Barclay, Robotham will discuss the thin line between rescuer and prey.

Interviewer: Linwood Barclay

This event was recorded and released in June 2022 as part of the inaugural MOTIVE Festival. English captioning is available for this video. Please click the ‘CC’ button in the video toolbar to turn it on.

In anticipation of MOTIVE  2023, we have re-released this event to watch for free from April 6 to May 1, closing at 11:59pm ET.

Conversation

Two times Gold Dagger winning and twice Edgar short-listed author Michael Robotham has captivated audiences with his psychological thrillers in more than 25 languages. The Australian author, and former investigative journalist, joins us on the Festival’s virtual stage to present his latest novel, When You Are Mine. The story introduces Philomena, an idealistic young police officer whose life descends into a dark world of corruption and dirty politics when a seemingly routine police call takes an unexpected turn. In conversation with Canadian author Linwood Barclay, Robotham will discuss the thin line between rescuer and prey.

Interviewer: Linwood Barclay

This event was recorded and released in June 2022 as part of the inaugural MOTIVE Festival. English captioning is available for this video. Please click the ‘CC’ button in the video toolbar to turn it on.

In anticipation of MOTIVE  2023, we have re-released this event to watch for free from April 6 to May 1, closing at 11:59pm ET.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain, covering the serial killings of Fred and Rosemary West and other similarly notorious cases. He has worked alongside clinical and forensic psychologists in their close examination of the darker recesses of the criminal mind. Michael's 2004 debut thriller, The Suspect, sold more than one million copies around the world. Michael has also written five standalone thrillers, including The Secrets She Keeps, which was adapted for television in 2020. In 2015, he won the UK's prestigious Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award with his standalone thriller Life or Death and in 2020, he won the award a second time for the first novel in his Cyrus Haven series, Good Girl, Bad Girl. He lives in Sydney.

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Linwood Barclay is the New York Times bestselling author of over 20 novels, and two thrillers for children. His books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. He wrote the screenplay adaptation for his novel Never Saw It Coming and his book The Accident has been made into a TV series in France. His novel No Time for Goodbye was a global bestseller. A native of Connecticut, he now lives in Toronto with his wife, Neetha.

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

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