Stain On The Silence

Stain On The Silence

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by Andrew Taylor
     
 

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You can run from a guilty conscience, but you can't hide . . . James wasn't much more than a child when he had an affair with Lily. And now, twenty-four years later, Lily confesses to James that their affair led to a daughter, Kate. And Kate desperately needs her father's help: she's wanted for murder. But there is no room for murder in James's life. He has a

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You can run from a guilty conscience, but you can't hide . . . James wasn't much more than a child when he had an affair with Lily. And now, twenty-four years later, Lily confesses to James that their affair led to a daughter, Kate. And Kate desperately needs her father's help: she's wanted for murder. But there is no room for murder in James's life. He has a wife, a good job, a nice house in the country . . . As Kate comes crashing into his world, so she lights the fuse under his ordered life. Because James has also been keeping a secret - a very dark and deadly one...

Editorial Reviews

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"It's the high level of emotional literacy, coupled with Taylor's beautifully controlled style, that makes this book a page-turning, one-sitting read from a master of psychological suspense."—Laura Wilson, Time Out

"A beautifully constructed novel, one of Taylor's best."—Margaret Cannon, Toronto Globe and Mail

"The story displays Taylor's usual skilful plotting and characterization as it moves between past and present, gradually exposing long-hidden secrets."—Sunday Telegraph

"Taylor is brilliant at capturing teenage angst . . . he excels not only in narrative control, but in depth of characterization."—Jane Jakeman, Independent

Sunday Telegraph
"The story displays Taylor's usual skilful plotting and characterization as it moves between past and present, gradually exposing long-hidden secrets."
Laura Wilson
"It's the high level of emotional literacy, coupled with Taylor's beautifully controlled style, that makes this book a page-turning, one-sitting read from a master of psychological suspense."
Margaret Cannon
"A beautifully constructed novel, one of Taylor's best."
Jane Jakeman
"Taylor is brilliant at capturing teenage angst . . . he excels not only in narrative control, but in depth of characterization."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141018607
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
02/27/2007
Pages:
352

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