Bram Stoker Best Novel (nominee)
Hector Wollie has kidnapped Ian and his stepsister, Charlotte--"saving" them from their divorced parents' anger--and although Ian can hear his mother weeping through the wall his home shares with the empty house the madman has chosen as his hiding place, he cannot make a sound, or Hector will slit their throats.
Used availability for Ramsey Campbell's Silent Children
July 2000 : USA Hardback
November 2001 : USA Mass Market Paperback
April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition