Not A Sound

Not A Sound

eBook - 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
ISBN: 9781460396650
1460396650
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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brangwinn
Dec 20, 2017

What a perfect book to read when looking for a new interesting mystery. Although at times, I thought Amelia was quite adept at handling her deafness for not having been deaf for very long, loved the story. I felt the ending was a little rushed, but am hoping that there will be more novels involving Amelia and Jake the police detective.

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Secretariat10
Dec 20, 2017

The fact that the main character is deaf amplified the suspense in a lot of the scenes. I would enjoy reading more books featuring the main character, Amelia.

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saracsmith
Dec 02, 2017

Two years after losing her hearing, a nurse discovers the corpse of a co-worker in the woods near her Minnesota cabin -- and realizes her life is in jeopardy.

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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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