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Heather Gudenkauf - Author


Heather Gudenkauf is the New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence. Heather was born in Wagner, South Dakota, the youngest of six children. Having been born with a profound unilateral hearing impairment, Heather tended to use books as a retreat and escape the world around her. Heather became a voracious reader and the seed of becoming a writer was planted.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Heather Gudenkauf

Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf
Reader Reviewed Missing Pieces
Heather Gudenkauf
An intriguing, easy reading family drama with secrets buried deeply at its heart. After 25 years of marriage, Sarah finds herself travelling to Iowa with her husband Jack after his aunt Julia is hospitalised. But soon after they arrive Sarah...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017
Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf
Reader Reviewed Missing Pieces
Heather Gudenkauf
March 2016 Book of the Month. An intriguing, easy reading family drama with secrets buried deeply at its heart. After 25 years...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/03/2016
Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf
Little Mercies
Heather Gudenkauf
A cracking book, a real page-turner, edge-of-your-seat stuff concerning Ellen Moore, a conscientious, devoted social worker who has helped numerous children and their families. On an emergency call she unknowingly leaves her own baby daughter in a car and is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2014
One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf
One Breath Away
Heather Gudenkauf
July 2012 Book of the Month. A shocking, highly emotionally charged book told with loads of pace and using multiple narratives. A gunman enters a small rural American primary school and holds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2012
These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf
These Things Hidden
Heather Gudenkauf
March 2011 Book of the Month. Just as with Heather's debut novel These Things Hidden is a brilliantly written, edgy, emotional but harrowing story. It's the story of an innocent child caught...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/03/2011
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
The Weight of Silence
Heather Gudenkauf
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 15 August 2010. April 2010 Debut of the Month. A tense tale of two 7-year old girls disappearing, it is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2010

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