AN UNMISSABLE NEW NOVEL FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
‘I'm so impressed I want to tell everyone… Police procedural with real imagination and heart, and a marvellous lightness of style and wit’ PHILIP PULLMAN
‘A brilliantly gripping tale’ LUCY FOLEY
A TRAGIC DEATH. A TOWN FILLED WITH SECRETS.
A NAMELESS BODY
A young man is found hanging from a tree, with nothing to identify him.
NO LEADS TO FOLLOW
Was he driven to suicide, or was he silenced? Somebody knows, but they’re not saying.
With potential witnesses too scared to talk to her, can DI Manon Bradshaw discover the truth before more innocent people die?
‘Steiner combines a compelling plot with chilling social commentary’ The Sunday Times
‘Wonderful… a twisting mystery of modern Britain’ Mail on Sunday
‘My favourite fictional detective… a writer whose characters you’ll miss after you turn the final page’ Daily Express
‘Taut and intelligent…a portrait of a very real woman, one for whom the job isn’t everything, but who isn’t fulfilled by motherhood either’ Observer
‘An ideal protagonist for our times’ Guardian
“My favourite new detective… deeply enjoyable” Sunday Express
‘Her best yet, which is saying something’ INDIA KNIGHT
‘So spot-on about love, relationships, middle-age, being a woman. The plot … broke my heart’
‘Brilliantly gripping… Manon Bradshaw is one of my favourite literary creations of all time. I’m so envious of Susie’s talent. Her writing is truly without parallel’
‘Hurrah for DI Manon Bradshaw in all her tender, outrageously rude, insightful and flawed magnificence… Perfect. Loved it’
‘Made me laugh, kept me guessing till the end and made me care long after I’d closed the book. No one writes crime fiction like Susie Steiner: Agatha Christie as scripted by Victoria Wood or Alan Bennett’
‘Addictive, intelligent, funny and humane. I’m pathetically desperate for more’
‘Brilliant; I cherished every page. Funny, tender, wise, angry and completely gripping, this book is a joy. Manon is a glorious heroine and Susie Steiner is a writer beyond compare’
‘Susie Steiner is a genius … heartbreaking and hilarious, profound and page-turning, this book contains multitudes’ LUCIE WHITEHOUSE
‘Funny, and sad, and astonishingly smart’
‘Remain Silent is as twisty, as riveting and as well written as her previous two appearances’ LISSA EVANS
About the author
Susie Steiner began her writing career as a news reporter first on local papers, then on the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph and The Times. In 2001 she joined the Guardian, where she worked as a commissioning editor for 11 years. Her first novel, Homecoming – described as 'truly exceptional' by the Observer – was published by Faber & Faber in 2013. She lives in London with her husband and two children.