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Broken Silence

A stranger just put Kelsey’s boyfriend in a coma. The worst part? She asked him to do it.

Seventeen-year-old Kelsey is dealing with a lot – an abusive boyfriend, a gravely ill mother, an absent father, and a confusing new love interest.

After her boyfriend attacks her in public, a stranger on the end of the phone line offers to help. Kelsey pays little attention to his words, but the caller is deadly serious. Suddenly the people Kelsey loves are in danger, and only Kelsey knows it.

Will Kelsey discover the identity of the caller before it’s too late?

Paperback edition
203mm x 127mm
368 pages

Description

Ngaio Marsh Best First Book Award Finalist

Recommended reading age 14+

Reviews

“I could easily see this transfer onto the big screen; it has all the right elements to make a fabulous psychological thriller movie to keep audiences glued to their seats. It certainly kept me glued to the pages, I read it in one sitting with a short sleep break!” ~ Chapter In My Life

“…perfect for teens who want a gritty, edge-of-your-seat story but I also know that adults will love it too.  I’d love to see Broken Silence on book awards lists next year as it is certainly a winner with me.” ~ My Best Friends are Books.

“This is one of the most nail-biting psychological thrillers I’ve read in a while. …the plot was tight, making Broken Silence a tense, dramatic read.” ~ The Sapling.

 

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Meet Kiwi author Helen Vivienne Fletcherhelen-vivienne-fletcher

Helen is a children’s and young adult author, playwright and spoken word poet. She has won and been shortlisted for numerous writing competitions including winning the Outstanding New Playwright Award at the Wellington Theatre Awards and making the finalist list for the Ngaio Marsh Best First Book Award.

Helen lives in Wellington with her disability assistance dog, Bindi – a five-year-old, playful Labrador who loves soft toys, cuddles, and can fit three tennis balls in her mouth at once.

Find out more about Helen on her author page.

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