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The Silent Ones

(2015)
(The sixth book in the Father Anslem series)
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'All you have to do is find out why Harry is prepared to blame an innocent man. That's the thread. Follow it. You'll reach the Silent Ones. This is your way - our way - of making a difference.'

With this challenge from Father Edmund Littlemore, Anselm returns to the Old Bailey. The man in the dock is Littlemore himself. He is charged with grave offences against Harry Brandwell who, it seems, is both a victim and a liar. But he's the only link to these others who've chosen silence over their right to justice.

Unknown to Anselm, Robert Sambourne, a journalist, has been investigating Littlemore's background. And he's a man with a troubled past, always on the move, from Boston in the USA to Freetown in Sierra Leone, finally running from a London police station rather than explain himself. More disturbingly, Robert uncovers details of a carefully planned scheme to entice Anselm back into court, exploiting his reputation for honesty to secure a shock acquittal.

Meanwhile Harry Brandwell - abused, abandoned and betrayed - has decided to take matters into his own hands.

The Silent Ones examines the one crime that Church, State and Family thought they could hide in their own best interests; Anselm's return is a compelling novel about the anatomy of silence, the courage of victims and the redemptive power of public justice.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

September 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Silent Ones: A Father Anselm Thriller (Father Anselm Thrillers)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-4683-1683-4 / 978-1-4683-1683-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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July 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Silent Ones (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-4087-0491-9 / 978-1-4087-0491-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Paperback Editions

2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Ones (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-349-00039-5 / 978-0-349-00039-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Ones (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-349-00036-0 / 978-0-349-00036-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Silent Ones
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-5100-1356-3 / 978-1-5100-1356-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Ones
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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July 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Ones
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Silent Ones
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Ones (Father Anselm Novels Book 6)
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Availability: Amazon UK