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The Silence of Herondale

The Silence of Herondale

A child in danger, an isolated house in the depths of winter – and a killer on the loose…
‘Don’t miss … guaranteed unputdownable’ Observer

Snow-covered fields and moors stretch away on all sides of Herondale House. Despite rumours of an escaped killer on the run, Deborah Lindsay knows that she must control her fear – she has a young charge, 13-year-old prodigy Carreen, to care for.

But the isolated Yorkshire farmhouse already holds the terrible secret of one death – and after an increasing number of sinister ‘accidents’, Deborah begins to wonder how long it will be before evil strikes again…

‘A splendidly romantic first thriller’ Times Literary Supplement
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 9th January 2020

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781471920592

Reviews

Joan Aiken's triumph with this genre is that she does it so much better than others
NEW YORK TIMES
Unusual, enthralling, full of wry fun
SUNDAY TIMES
The British master of supernatural fiction
WASHINGTON POST
Terrifyingly enclosed spine-chiller
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
A first thriller which has the unmistakeable whiff of success
TELEGRAPH
Don't miss ... guaranteed unputdownable
OBSERVER
Joan Aiken has established herself as one of the leading purveyors of suspense
GUARDIAN
Top quality
GUARDIAN
A splendidly romantic first thriller
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
Another winner ... Fascinates continuously from start to finish
SPECTATOR