Book Review: The Silent Children (Carol E. Wyer)

Screen Shot 2017-12-21 at 7.25.39 AM.pngCarol Wyer writes a seriously addicting thriller. Anyone who has read her work will know within the first few pages that it will be an absolute struggle to put down one of her books. The Silent Children, the fourth book in the DI Robyn Carter series, was no exception. I sat down to read this one and had it finished in an afternoon.

As mentioned, this is the fourth novel in the series that follows female detective. Robyn Carter. I did read the first novel in the series, Little Girl Lost, and just never got around to reading book two and three. They are in my TBR pile, it is all just a matter of time! I am happy to report that this novel did read well as a standalone. Now, be warned, Wyer is teasing out some information about her protagonist’s personal life and I did receive some of the backstory from some other bloggers so I was pretty much up to speed. This doesn’t bother me at all, but I do know that this would bother other readers, so, if you want the FULL experience, then I would absolutely recommend reading the books in their order.

This novel follows the discovery of some seemingly unrelated bodies and the story of abuse from a young boy. Told in snippets to the past and Robyn and her team working in the present, I was on the edge of my seat! Red herrings and twists and turns aplenty, I was left in the dark until the A HA moment!

I am shocked that Wyer is able to bang out these books as fast as she does and with such finesse. The series appears to be getting better and better!!  Now excuse me, while I catch up on the series and wait patiently for book five!

Thanks to the author, the publisher and Netgalley for a digital copy of this novel.  It was my pleasure to provide an honest review.

This book was one of the December picks for #cjsreads!  Keep reading if you want to see what Jessica and Chandra thought of this one!

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#cjsreads2017- Little Girl Lost (@carolewyer @bookouture)

 

screen-shot-2017-01-04-at-5-35-04-pmAs mentioned previously (check out my original post here), I am partaking in monthly buddy reads with two of my favourite Bookstagrammers- Chandra and Jessica.  For our second read, we chose a serial killer thriller that is guaranteed to have you hooked, Little Girl Lost by Carol Wyer.   We all LOVED the book and highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a thriller with completely unexpected twists and turns.

Keep reading below for a synopsis of the book and our thoughts.

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Book Review: Little Girl Lost (Carol Wyer)

Screen Shot 2017-01-08 at 8.39.52 AM.pngDetective Robyn Carter, returning to the police force after a series of personal tragedies, dives into several investigations; a husband has gone missing and a man turns up murdered. Once she begins her investigations, she sees a link between these men. As she digs deeper and deeper, her investigation leads her to housewife Abigail and her family.   How is she connected to these victims and why is she receiving threatening messages; there are secrets and someone wants those secrets told.   When Abigail’s daughter is abducted, the race is on to find the perpetrator in time…

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