Silent Lies

  • by Kathryn Croft
  • Narrated by Antonia Beamish, Rosie Jones
  • 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Five years rebuilding your life. Five words will destroy it again.
Mia Hamilton lived the perfect life with her husband, university teacher Zach, and their two-year-old daughter. But everything changed when Zach committed suicide on the same night one of his students vanished.
Five years later, just when Mia is beginning to heal, stranger Alison walks into her life, saying her husband didn't kill himself. Fragile, slight Alison leads Mia on a path into Zach's past, and Mia begins to think she never really knew her own husband.
As the secrets revealed get darker, Alison becomes harder to read, and Mia starts to wonder - why is Alison so keen to help? And then a piece of the puzzle appears in an impossible place, and Mia has to ask, is she losing her mind, or should she be afraid for her life?
An absolutely enthralling psychological thriller about obsession and buried secrets, with a brilliant twist. Fans of The Girl on the Train, Behind Closed Doors and Gone Girl will be hooked.

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Started out well .....

I really got into this book at the start. However, the more it progressed, the more I felt I wanted it to move a bit faster.
The narration was ok, but I felt the characters were weak - especially Zac and Alison. The other two main ones - Mia and Josie - well.....!
Mia was totally unbelievable as the counsellor she was portrayed as, and Josie seemed to be completely inconsistent (one minute assertive, the next passive). Really annoying both of them! As for Will, well he was a complete wet blanket (rather like Zac) so perhaps that's the type Mia goes for!! As for the ending - it was a surprise but again unbelievable in all respects. Won't say any more as I don't want to give the game away. I clearly finished the book but wished I hadn't bothered!!
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- Kate

Kept me guessing

I had no idea where this was going until the end. However, some bits of the story made no sense, some ends left loose, which is why I gave it one less star. Still, great performances and a gripping tale.
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- Jackie M-W

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-11-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios