An Act of Silence (Paperback)Colette McBeth (author)
Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2018.
Mother. Wife. Politician. Liar.
Then: How far did she go to conceal the truth?
Politician Linda Moscow sacrificed everything to protect her son: her beliefs, her career, her marriage. All she wanted was to keep him safe.
Now: What will she risk to expose the lies?
When the voices she silenced come back to haunt her, Linda is faced with another impossible choice. Only this time, it's her life on the line . . .
An Act of Silence is about the abuse of power, the devastating effects of keeping the truth buried, and the lengths a mother will go to save her child.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 251 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
'Sensational.' - Clare Mackintosh, No 1 bestselling author of I Let You Go.
'The definition of a page-turner.' - The Sun
'Truly scary.' - Marian Keyes
'Fiendishly impressive structure; taut, evocative prose; gripping plot.' - Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal
'Brilliant, taut psychological thriller. Sensitive, muscular and it could be true. Unputdownable'. - Julia Crouch, author of Her Husband's Lover
'Colette McBeth is beloved of writers like Paula Hawkins, and with this twisty, clever novel, she's guaranteed to win more fans.' - Red
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“A story about secrets, and the lengtths people with go to in order to protect them.”
Linda Moscow is shocked to find her son Gabriel in her kitchen one morning. It emerges that he has been told to report to a police station after a woman’s body was found in an allotment at the back of his home. He has... More
“Beautifully written, this is a strong, tense and sometimes very emotional read ”
This is a thriller with serious contemporary relevance, but it’s much more than that, too. Linda Moscow used to be Home Secretary until a scandal forced her to resign. Now she is simply a humble backbench MP. Her... More
“Kept me turning the pages”
Funny man TV comic Gabriel Miller always lived in the public eye. His mother, Linda Moscow was a Home Secretary, when a scandal broke out. Gabriel was well-known for always dating lots of woman for the one thing... More
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