A Stain on the Silence

A Stain on the Silence

Summary

A Stain on the Silence is a gripping thriller from the bestselling author of The Ashes of London

You can run from a guilty conscience, but you can't hide . . .

James wasn't much more than a child when he had an affair with Lily. And now, twenty-four years later, Lily confesses to James that their affair led to a daughter, Kate.

And Kate desperately needs her father's help: she's wanted for murder.

But there is no room for murder in James's life. He has a wife, a good job, a nice house in the country . . .

As Kate comes crashing into his world, so she lights the fuse under his ordered life. Because James has also been keeping a secret - a very dark and deadly one...

About the author

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of crime novels, including the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama Fallen Angel, and the historical crime novels The Ashes of London, The Silent Boy, and The American Boy, a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and a 2005 Richard & Judy Book Club Choice.
He has won many awards, including the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award (the only author to win it three times) and the CWA's prestigious Diamond Dagger.
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