The Silence by Susan Allott

“The Silence is a great read for those who like books about family relationships with a suspenseful edge.” – Lora, Adult & Teen Services

Isla decides to return to Sydney because her father tells her that the police have questioned him about a neighbor who went missing thirty years ago. Isla remembers the neighbor, Mandy, because Mandy babysat Isla when Isla was young. The Silence tells the story of Isla’s parents and Mandy and her husband, Steve, in the late 1960’s when they lived next door to each other, along with the contemporary story of Isla trying to uncover what happened to Mandy three decades ago.