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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472226679

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 29th June 2017

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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

‘The definition of a page-turner’ Sun

‘Truly scary’ Marian Keyes


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


'A scorcher of a novel where all of the elements of great storytelling come together - vivid characterisation, great plotting, and a denouement to freeze the blood. I loved it!' Liz Nugent, author of Lying In Wait
'The complex nature of family relationships are portrayed with clarity and heart in Colette McBeth's An Act of Silence. A taut thriller.' Ali Land, author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, Good Me, Bad Me
'Dazzling. Political intrigue, echoes of Savile, with a troubled mother and son relationship at its heart. Tammy Cohen, author of When She Was Bad
'Thoroughly gripping, clever, beautifully written crime fiction.' Jane Casey, author of After The Fire
'Expertly-crafted and completely gripping. Pacy, suspenseful, emotionally convincing and surprisingly moving... One of the best thrillers of the year' Graeme Cameron, author of Normal
'I inhaled it - literally reading it in one sitting. A beautifully-written, gripping and thought-provoking book' Emma Kavanagh, author of Falling
'One of those beautiful books where you think you've worked it all out, only to discover that you've been duped by an expert who knows how to write brilliant twists and turns. I devoured it, but also didn't want it to end as I was captivated by both the perfectly executed plot and the sublime writing.' SJ Holliday, author of The Damsel Fly
'A tense and gripping thriller.' Sinead Crowley, author of Can Anybody Help Me?
'What a moving, marvellous book. I loved it!' Kate Rhodes, author of River of Souls.
'Brilliantly compulsive, utterly heartbreaking, beautifully written. A psychological thriller of depth and beauty.' Liz Barnsley, book blogger