Tuesday, December 10, 2019

“Silent Patient” Makes Some Noise

Cyprus-born author Alex Michaelides’ first novel, The Silent Patient (Celadon), has been chosen through online voting as the winner of this year’s Goodreads Choice Award for Best Mystery and Thriller novel. Also included among the finalists were Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer (Doubleday), Alex North’s The Whisper Man (Celadon), and Adrian McKinty’s The Chain (Mulholland).

There were 20 categories of contenders in this year’s Goodreads competition. You’ll find all of the winners and their rivals here.

Michaelides’ novel was previously selected by Amazon as its own “best mystery and thriller of the year.” Amazon owns Goodreads.

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