A stunning novel about secrets and silence - and how sooner or later the truth must be spoken. Hard-hitting, gripping and unputdownable.
A stunning novel about secrets and silence - and how sooner or later the truth must be spoken. Another hard-hitting, gripping and unputdownable read from the queen of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama.
There was so much anger brewing in the child that sometimes Alicia feared for all of them. And now she had gone and done this terrible thing. This terrible, terrible thing.
Tara has lost her voice. She knows there was pain and fear but she cannot remember anything else. Now she can only answer the questions with silence.
Minnie has buried her voice for years, losing herself in silence and isolation, keeping her secrets safe and her broken heart concealed.
Liam finds refuge in silence; it is a place to go to when he cannot get the words out.
Kate cannot speak for herself just yet.
People are only separated from each other by moments, by fate and coincidence.
One teenage mistake, one shocking choice and one terrible night will lead to courage found, voices raised and the truth finally spoken.
'If you love writers such as Jodi Picoult or Caroline Overington, Nicole may just be your cup of tea.' The Hoopla
Praise for The Secrets in Silence:
'Powerful and thought provoking writing with a telling edge of reality.' Women's Weekly Pick of the Month
'If you like knuckle-biting suspense, you will thoroughly enjoy this latest novel from one of the fastest-rising Australian writers of thrillers.' Ballarat Courier
'I loved this book, devouring it in one long lazy afternoon. You will too.' Geelong Advertiser
Nicole Trope is a former high school teacher with a Masters Degree in Children's Literature. In 2005 she was one of the winners of the Varuna Awards for Manuscript Development. In 2009 her young adult novel titled I Ran Away First was shortlisted for the Text Publishing Prize. The Secrets in Silence is Nicole's third novel. Her previous titles include the acclaimed The Boy Under The Table and Three Hours Late.
Long-listed Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards - Adult Novel 2015 AU
Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin
Paperback - C format
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