On a quiet street, one house is burning to the ground…By the time sign language interpreter Paige Northwood arrives, flames have engulfed her client’s home. Though Lukas is safe, his wife is still inside. But she was dead before the fire started…
Lukas signs to Paige that he knows who killed his wife. But then he goes silent – even when the police arrest him on suspicion of murder.
Is he guilty, or afraid? Only Paige can help him now…
A taut, gripping mystery perfect for fans of The Silent Patient and The Family Upstairs.
Praise for The Silent House:‘A unique, chilling, fast-paced read that plunges you into a world of silence that has so much to say’ Deborah Masson
‘A superb innovation for the crime genre . . . a brilliantly terrifying premise and a twisty, gripping tale’ Philippa East
‘Sinister, layered, atmospheric … I couldn’t turn the pages quickly enough’ Debbie Howells
‘A nail-biting page-turner of a thriller … The sense of a community isolated, and all the conflicts and tensions that brings, adds satisfying layers of complexity’ James Oswald
i was thrilled at the chance of reading this book. I have read this authors previous work and I can honestly say I was really looking forward to this one.
This is one of those books that really does drag you in.
Paige Northwood is a BSL interpreter. (British Sign Laungage) Paige interprets for a lot of different people.
After being contacted and finding out that a house was on fire, Paige attends to help Lukas whose house is on fire, Lukas is deaf so needs Paige to sign for him so he can understand what is going on.
Lukas' wife is still inside the burning building.
It is soon discovered that Lukas' wife Nadia was all ready dead when the fire started and it wasn't the fire that killed her.
Paige believes that Lukas is innocent and will go as far as she can to help him. However not everyone is being straight with Paige. Why are people not telling her the full facts, what are things being kept from her.
Deceipt, family. love, loyalty this book has it all. Full of twist yet a very easy read to fly through. Once started I was so engrosed in the story I couldn't put it down. Loved everything about this book and more. I look forward to reading more from this author and I have no problems what so ever recommending this book.
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