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The Silent Woman: The USA TODAY BESTSELLER – a gripping historical fiction (Cat Carlisle, Book 1)

Would you sell your secrets?

Catherine Carlisle is trapped in a loveless marriage and the threat of World War Two is looming. She sees no way out… that is until a trusted friend asks her to switch her husband’s papers in a desperate bid to confuse the Germans.

Soon Catherine finds herself caught up in a deadly mixture of espionage and murder. Someone is selling secrets to the other side, and the evidence seems to point right at her.

Can she clear her name before it’s too late?

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Anonymous says:

Before Starting “The Silent Woman,” Get Settled Into Your Recliner, Because… It took me just a bit longer to sink into my seat to read this. Probably because, as with much literary writing, the writer wants to soothe the reader’s nerves by slipping the story roots into the subconscious.I don’t frequently read works that I regard as literary. Nor am I going to often read books of the period between the two world wars. I think this is because I’ve seen a lot of movies set then. At any rate, when I do sit down to read such a book, I want to feel as though I am…

Anonymous says:

Cat Carlisle is a strong main character I love this book and the strong main character, Cat Carlisle. Even if you don’t normally read historical fiction, author Terry Lynn Thomas will make you a believer. She immerses her readers in the WWII time period without a barrage of “reminders” nailed into the prose. Instead, she eases those period references into the plot with a deft hand, enhancing the tale she’s weaving. As with Ms. Thomas’s other novels, this one settles you right into life with her characters, living alongside them…

Anonymous says:

Great Opening Sentence, Well Written Historical Fiction

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