Silent Victim

Fiction - Thriller - Psychological
333 Pages
Reviewed on 06/09/2018
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Author Biography

USA Today and International #1 Bestselling Author. Shortlisted by the International Thriller Awards for best ebook 2017.
Over half a million books sold.

Caroline originates from Ireland and now lives with her family in a village on the coast of Essex. A former police detective, she has worked in CID and specialised in roles dealing with vulnerable victims, high-risk victims of domestic abuse, and serious sexual offences. She now writes full time.

Caroline writes psychological and crime thrillers. The most recent, Silent Victim reached No.1 in the Amazon charts in the UK, USA and Australia. It has been described as 'brilliantly gripping and deliciously creepy'.

Set in Notting Hill, London, her new DI Amy Winter thriller, Truth and Lies, is published by Thomas & Mercer.

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    Book Review

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite

Silent Victim by Caroline Mitchell is a psychological thriller that will leave you chilled to the bone. Emma and Alex are happy; they have a beautiful boy, Emma has her own business and Alex has just been offered the chance of a promotion but it means moving. And moving means selling their house. Emma has a past full of dark secrets that Alex knows nothing about. And if they sell that house, those secrets are bound to come out. You see, Emma killed a man and buried his body in her garden. She needs to move the remains before they move, but they’ve gone – there is no trace that a body ever lay there. In a panic, she tells her husband, but this is just the start. As things go from bad to worse, Alex learns things about Emma ... some he wishes he’d known earlier and others that he wishes he could forget.

Silent Victim by Caroline Mitchell is a fantastic story, one that left me with shivers down my spine. The story is told from three points of view – Emma, Alex and Luke ( you’ll have to read it to find out who Luke is!) and Caroline cleverly flits between each narrative and back and forth in time, gradually unfolding the entire story in short chapters that leave you needing to read on to find out what happens. You won't want to put this down. There are a couple of stories entwined here – no spoilers – but each time I thought I knew in which direction the story was heading, each time I thought I’d got it, the story twisted off and went a different way and I really didn’t see the ending coming. The suspense builds as you read and culminates in an explosive finale. Be prepared for your mind to be played with; you won’t know the truth until the very end – if that is the end. Excellent book, and I will definitely be looking up more from Caroline Mitchell, one of my new favorite authors.