The Silent Ones by K.L. Slater

The Silent Ones

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Many thanks to K L Slater, Bookouture and Net Galley for giving me a chance to read and review this wonderful book.

It’s no wonder that K L Slater is my favorite author, for those of you who have read her books knows what I am talking about and those who haven’t read any of her works, be warned that you are missing the best.There’s a quality in her writing that just holds you at the edge of your seat.No doubt about it. Most of her books can be read in a day just because it’s hard to keep it down even for a sec. The mystery may not be out of the world but the twists and turns that make it an excellent read is crafty.

The Silent Ones is more of a domestic thriller with each and every character making it more complicated than ever. I liked the writing and the tension that keeps mounting right from page 1 as 2 the sisters fight to clear their children’s name in a macabre world of social interrogation and people justice. There are sub plots and family dynamics in play that keeps the reader hooked. Avid readers can probably guess one part of the story but the why and the final twists comes as a huge surprise which is what K L Slater excels at.
5* worthy stars from me.


This morning, I was packing up lunches, ironing, putting on the laundry I should have done last night. Now my precious daughter is accused of murder.

When ten-year-old cousins Maddy and Brianna are arrested for a terrible crime, Maddy’s mother Juliet cannot believe it. How could her bright, joyful daughter be capable of such a thing?

As the small village community recoils in horror, the pressure of the tragedy blows Juliet and her sister’s lives apart. And things get even worse when their daughters retreat into a self-imposed silence. Can anyone reach Maddy and discover the truth before her fate is sealed?

Juliet is crushed. Nothing will ever be the same for her darling girl. But she knows that to find out what really happened that day, she and her sister must unlock the secrets of their own terrible past, a past they swore never to speak about again …

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