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    • ISBN:9781472228918
    • Publication date:22 Feb 2018

The Silenced

Two strangers. One enemy. A world at stake.

By Stephen Lloyd Jones

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TWO STRANGERS. ONE ENEMY. A WORLD AT STAKE. The spectacular, fast-paced and epic new thriller from author of The String Diaries, Stephen Lloyd Jones. 'An electrifying supernatural chiller' Guardian

'The Silenced hits the ground running and never lets up . . . An electrifying supernatural chiller . . . A gripping page-turner' Guardian

TWO STRANGERS. ONE ENEMY. A WORLD AT STAKE.

The Silenced is a fast-paced thriller that will have you gripped and keep you reading throughout the night. Terrifying and electrifying in equal measure, Stephen Lloyd Jones's new novel is perfect for fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz and Sarah Lotz.
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Mallory Grace just killed a man. To survive the next hour, she'll have to kill again. To survive the night, she'll need a miracle.

Obadiah Macintosh doesn't seem like a miracle. He is a recluse who works alone at an animal sanctuary, and he has a secret. When the dogs in his care alert him to intruders hidden by the darkness, he knows they are coming for him.

Mallory and Obadiah were strangers, brought together for one purpose. To give new light to a terrifying world.

But now they are on the run, and evil intends to find them.

THE SILENCED is fast-paced, dark and electrifying - the war between good and evil is brewing . . .

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'Original, richly imagined and powerfully told' Guardian on The String Diaries

'Outstanding stuff . . . the pace grabs hold right from the very start and doesn't let go . . . A lean, taut thriller' James Brogden on The Silenced

'So gripping you'll want to read late into the night; so terrifying you shouldn't' Simon Mayo on The String Diaries

'Grim, gory and gripping . . . From urban thriller to rural manhunt, The Silenced is a well-paced page turner, both bloody and bloody good' geekchocolate.co.uk

Biographical Notes

Stephen Lloyd Jones's debut novel, The String Diaries, was a BBC Radio 2 Book Club selection, a Kindle Editor's Pick, and was translated into nine languages. The Silenced is his fourth novel, and his previous books have been optioned for television. Aside from his family, Stephen's passions are strong coffee, telling stories and spending time in the mountains. He lives with his wife and three young sons.

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  • ISBN: 9781472228925
  • Publication date: 19 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Headline
Outstanding stuff . . . the pace grabs hold right from the very start and doesn't let go . . . A lean, taut thriller — James Brogden
The Silenced hits the ground running and never lets up . . . An electrifying supernatural chiller . . . A gripping page-turner — Guardian
Grim, gory and gripping . . . From urban thriller to rural manhunt, The Silenced is a well-paced page turner, both bloody and bloody good — geekchocolate.co.uk
So gripping you'll want to read late into the night; so terrifying you shouldn't
Original, richly imagined and powerfully told — Guardian
Will keep you awake late into the night — SFX magazine
Outstanding stuff . . . the pace grabs hold right from the very start and doesn't let go . . . A lean, taut thriller
The Silenced hits the ground running and never lets up . . . An electrifying supernatural chiller . . . A gripping page-turner
Grim, gory and gripping . . . From urban thriller to rural manhunt, The Silenced is a well-paced page turner, both bloody and bloody good
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