Not A Sound

Not A Sound

A Novel

Book - 2017
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When she discovers the body of a fellow nurse deep in the woods near her cabin, Amelia Winn, who lost her hearing in an accident two years earlier, is plunged into a mystery that could shatter her carefully reconstructed life.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780778319955
0778319954
9780778339991
0778339998
Branch Call Number: FICTION GUDENKAUF 2017
Characteristics: 345 pages ; 21 cm

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BWilsoned
Nov 15, 2017

Predictable but still enjoyed the fast-paced action.

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htliang
Aug 25, 2017

Great thriller! Fast paced, well-written, highly developed characters, atmospheric, and an interesting plot. A unique story in that the main character, Amelia, is deaf - having lost her hearing in a hit-and-run accident.

I thought the author did a great job in effectively portraying what it'd be like to be deaf in different stressful situations. I learnt something new about deafness. At first I thought the author had made a big mistake in that Amelia drove a Jeep. I had always assumed (incorrectly) that deaf people are not allowed to drive. However, it appears that being deaf has no negative impacts on a person's ability to operate a vehicle. In fact, they can drive quite safely through using special devices that notify them of car horns, emergency vehicles, etc.

Lots of possible suspects also made for an interesting read. Great ending and highly recommended!

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jac523
Aug 24, 2017

Excellent character-driven mystery!

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