To celebrate the publication of Good Girl Bad Girl by Michael Robotham in paperback we are running a read and listen along and we’d love for you to join us!
Hosted by Tandem Collective UK, the questions we will be discussing are below.
To take part, grab your copy or download your audiobook and head over to Instagram and follow #GoodGirlBadGirlReadalong.
Audio: Track 2, end
Paperback: Page 14
What do you make of Evie and Cyrus so far, as they’re set to be our main characters for the novel, how do you think they’ll get on? Why do you think Evie feels that Cyrus is different to other psychologist?
Audio: Track 11, quote ends at 3:11
Paperback: Chapter 11 Page 73-74
“Chance is a random outcome in the real world whereas luck is the value we place upon it when we label it good or bad.”
How do you feel about this difference between chance and luck? Do you believe in luck?
Audio: Track 48, speech ends at 5:03
Paperback: Chapter 48, page 309
“Is this a trick?”
Why does Cyrus adopt a dog with Evie? What do you think was his motivation behind this?
Audio: Track 57, sentence ends at 5:51
Paperback: Chapter 57, page 353 or
“Surgery has rules. The problems are tangible and technical, whereas psychology relies more on instinct and empathy.”
Have you ever thought of the distinction this way before? Would you ever want to be a psychologist?
Audio: Track 66, sentence ends at 7:30
Paperback: Chapter 66 Page 385 or
“That’s why you couldn’t let Aidan fall in love with Jodie.”
Do you enjoy a twist based on DNA evidence? Does Felicity’s maternal want to protect Aidan change your thoughts on her actions here?
How do you feel about this ending? How do you feel about the amount of information readers now have on Evie?
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'A gripping and eerie read. You won't be able to look away' Karin Slaughter
The girl with no past.
Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime. Now approaching adulthood, Evie is damaged, self-destructive and has never revealed her true identity.
The boy who survived.
Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven, a man haunted by his own past, is investigating the death of champion figure-skater Jodie Sheehan. When Cyrus is called upon to assess Evie, she threatens to disrupt the case and destroy his ordered life. Because Evie has a unique and dangerous gift - she knows when someone is lying. And nobody is telling the truth.
Don't miss the next electrifying Cyrus Haven thrillers - WHEN SHE WAS GOOD and LYING BESIDE YOU are out now.
Praise for Michael Robotham:
'He writes in a voice with a haunting sense of soul' Peter James
'Robotham is the real deal' David Baldacci
'One of crime's greatest practitioners . . . a ripper, suspenseful read' The Australian
'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay
'Michael Robotham has done it again - another accomplished crime novel unlike anything he has ever written before' Sydney Morning Herald
'Excellent' Literary Review