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An Act of Silence

A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking final twist

By Colette McBeth

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A powerful thriller about a mother faced with an impossible choice, and the devastating consequences of her decision for years to come. Perfect for fans of APPLE TREE YARD, THE CHILD, I LET YOU GO, and the television drama NATIONAL TREASURE.

*** SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER AWARD 2018***

'Sensational' Clare Mackintosh, No 1 bestselling author of I Let You Go.

'The definition of a page-turner' Sun

'Truly scary' Marian Keyes


MOTHER. WIFE. POLITICIAN. LIAR.

THEN: How far did she go to conceal the truth?

Politician Linda Moscow sacrificed everything to protect her son: her beliefs, her career, her marriage. All she wanted was to keep him safe.

NOW: What will she risk to expose the lies?

When the voices she silenced come back to haunt her, Linda is faced with another impossible choice. Only this time, it's her life on the line . . .

An Act of Silence is about the abuse of power, the devastating effects of keeping the truth buried, and the lengths a mother will go to save her child.


'Fiendishly impressive structure; taut, evocative prose; gripping plot' Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal

'Brilliant, taut psychological thriller. Sensitive, muscular and it could be true. Unputdownable' Julia Crouch, author of Her Husband's Lover

'Colette McBeth is beloved of writers like Paula Hawkins, and with this twisty, clever novel, she's guaranteed to win more fans' Red

Biographical Notes

Colette McBeth is the critically acclaimed author of psychological thrillers Precious Thing, The Life I Left Behind and An Act of Silence.

Colette was a BBC TV News television correspondent for ten years, during which time she covered many major crime stories and worked out of Westminster as a political reporter.

She lives on the South Coast with her husband and three children.

Twitter @colettemcbeth
Facebook /colettemcbethauthor
colettemcbeth.co.uk

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  • ISBN: 9781472226716
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 352
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