The Silence of Herondale

Paperback edition released 09/01/2020

by Joan Aiken

The Silence of Herondale Synopsis

A child in danger, an isolated house in the depths of winter - and a killer on the loose... 'Don't miss ... guaranteed unputdownable' Observer Snow-covered fields and moors stretch away on all sides of Herondale House. Despite rumours of an escaped killer on the run, Deborah Lindsay knows that she must control her fear - she has a young charge, 13-year-old prodigy Carreen, to care for. But the isolated Yorkshire farmhouse already holds the terrible secret of one death - and after an increasing number of sinister 'accidents', Deborah begins to wonder how long it will be before evil strikes again... 'A splendidly romantic first thriller' Times Literary Supplement

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781471920592
Publication date: 9th January 2020
Author: Joan Aiken
Publisher: The Murder Room
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Primary Genre Crime and Mystery

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About Joan Aiken

Joan Aiken, English-born daughter of American poet Conrad Aiken, began her writing career in the 1950s. Working for Argosy magazine as a copy editor but also as the anonymous author of articles and stories to fill up their pages, she was adept at inventing a wealth of characters and fantastic situations, and went on to produce hundreds of stories for Good Housekeeping, Vogue, Vanity Fair and many other magazines. Some of those early stories became novels, such as The Silence of Herondale, first published fifty years ago in 1964. Although her first agent famously told her to stick to short stories, ...

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