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y separately published work icon Bleed for Me single work   novel   crime   thriller  
Is part of Joe O'Loughlin Michael Robotham , 2003 series - author novel (number 4 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Bleed for Me
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'She's standing at the front door. Covered in blood. Is she the victim of a crime? Or the perpetrator?

'A teenage girl–Sienna, a troubled friend of his daughter–comes to Joe O'Loughlin's door one night. She is terrorized, incoherent-and covered in blood.

'The police find Sienna's father, a celebrated former cop, murdered in the home he shared with Sienna. Tests confirm that it's his blood on Sienna. She says she remembers nothing.

'Joe O'Loughlin is a psychologist with troubles of his own. His marriage is coming to an end and his daughter will barely speak to him. He tries to help Sienna, hoping that if he succeeds it will win back his daughter's affection. But Sienna is unreachable, unable to mourn her father's death or to explain it.

'Investigators take aim at Sienna. O'Loughlin senses something different is happening, something subterranean and terrifying to Sienna. It may be something in her mind. Or it may be something real. Someone real. Someone capable of the most grim and gruesome murder, and willing to kill again if anyone gets too close.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Viven
  • Epigraphs:

    • She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four-feet-ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Delores on the dotted line. But in my arms she was always Lolita. - Vladimir Nabokov (Lolita)
    • Everybody lies - every day; every hour; awake; asleep; in his dreams; in his joy; in his mouring; if he keeps his tongue still, his hands, his toes, his eyes, his attitude, will convey deception. - Mark Twain (1835-1910)
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

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      Sphere ,
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      Extent: x, 418p.p.
      ISBN: 1847442196 (pbk.), 9780748114016 (ebook), 9781847442192 (pbk.), 1847442188 (hbk.), 0748114017 (ebook), 9781847442185 (hbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Mulholland Books ,
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      • Published 18 September 2012
      ISBN: 9780316126380, 0316126381
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Little, Brown ,
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      Extent: 433p.
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      • Publication Date: 16 January 2014
      ISBN: 9780751552300
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2018 .
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      Extent: 496p.
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      • Published 23 March 2018

      ISBN: 9780733637650
Alternative title: Todeswunsch: Psychothriller
Language: German
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      Goldmann ,
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      Extent: 511p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 29 November 2010
      ISBN: 9783442312498

Works about this Work

Cracking Tale of a Fallible Hero Winsor Dobbin , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 15 May 2010; (p. 12)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 9 May 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
A Cracker of a Predicament Sue Turnbull , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 May 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Hidden Talent Phil Brown , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 28 April - 4 May no. 781 2010; (p. 28)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Review Cheryl Jorgensen , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 April 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Probing Minds and Mysteries Jeff Popple , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 March 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Crime Rarely Gets as Rewarding as This Graeme Blundell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 April 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
School of Life and Death Madeline Healy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 April 2010; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Review Cheryl Jorgensen , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 April 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Hidden Talent Phil Brown , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 28 April - 4 May no. 781 2010; (p. 28)

— Review of Bleed for Me Michael Robotham , 2010 single work novel
Michael Robotham Jason Steger , 2010 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-4 April 2010; (p. 34-35) The Age , 2-3 April 2010; (p. 26-27)
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