The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence

by Jill Lanchbery


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Can the past ever remain completely hidden?
How big a part does serendipity play? Or is it just that there are invisible threads that link the past with the present?
Georgie Jameson discovers an old biscuit tin under the floorboards of her new London home,which contains a diary spanning the years between the two world wars. It is written by an unnamed single mother and tells of her struggle to feed and clothe her two small children and her determination that neither she, nor they will, end up in the Workhouse.
Journalist Sam Armstrong is on a quest to discover the truth about his late grandfather, a revered Shakespearean actor and his mother's reluctance to talk about her father.
What is the connection between Georgie and Sam?
The story ducks and dives between decades and continents until the truth is finally revealed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541198760
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/18/2016
Pages: 602
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Although born in Essex, Jill Lanchbery grew up in Central Africa and has lived in many different countries including Nigeria, Indonesia and Northern Ireland and currently in Spain. Her peripatetic lifestyle is reflected in her books, and has been the inspiration for her locations.
It was the death of her second daughter Alison in 1988 that made her re-evaluate her life and was the catalyst for her writing. Most notably her latest book Memory of a Daughter.
She has written three contemporary novels, A Bucket of Ashes, Griefs and Fears and The Other Side of Silence and is currently working on a fourth.
Jill has had articles and short stories published and been placed in several international short story competitions. She is an active member of Stanza Alacant and is published in their anthology Red Rock Dreaming.

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