The Interpreter

The Interpreter

The most dangerous person in the courtroom isn’t the killer…


'I raced through it. Brilliant writing' Harriet Tyce author of Blood Orange

Single mother Revelle Lee spends her days translating the words of witnesses and defendants in London’s court rooms.

Only she knows what they're saying; a misinterpreted word could decide their fate.

So when she believes a grave injustice is about to take a place, and a guilty man might be declared innocent, Revelle twists an alibi to change the verdict and send him to prison. No one can ever find out that she interfered or she will lose everything – even her son.

But someone knows what she’s done... And they want justice of their own.

Discover the shocking, unguessable thriller for fans of Louise Candlish, Harriet Tyce and Sarah Vaughan

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'An ingenious premise, cleverly executed' Sunday Times bestseller Sabine Durrant

'Compelling and ingenious' Prima

'Exciting and original' Heat

'Intriguing' Daily Mail



'I couldn't put it down... gripping'

'Loved this one! Gripping and exciting'

'Tense and enjoyable'

'I was instantly immersed'

'Unique... I was immediately drawn in by the characters'

'Incredible... had me completely engrossed'

'I loved how different the plot is'

'A great crime thriller'

'Completely fresh... it captures you from the start'

'This book is going to be huge!'


  • I raced through it. Brilliant writing, properly tense and a fascinating perspective on criminal trials with an interpreter protagonist
    Harriet Tyce

About the author

Brooke Robinson

Brooke Robinson grew up in Sydney and as a playwright, has had numerous plays commissioned and produced in her native Australia. In the UK, her work has been shown at the Old Vic theatre and London's Vault Festival. She studied drama at RADA (The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) and City, University of London. The Interpreter is her debut novel.
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