Praise for JG Kelly novels

“Deeply moving and beautifully written.”

Ann Cleeves

“Heart-breaking, beautiful and thrilling – a book that will stay with you for a very long time.”

Elly Griffiths

“A tale of devastating secrets, brilliantly told.”

Rory Clements

“Outstanding. Heartstopping. Brilliant.”

Kate Furnivall

“Thought-provoking and compelling.”

Caroline Scott

The Silent Child

She can’t have a future until she has a past.

Hanna Stern, a Jewish child who survived the war, grows up in the Cambridgeshire Fens unable to remember the fate of her family or her own years as a prisoner. Her search for the past takes her to Berlin in 1961 in pursuit of the truth. But she is not alone in her quest. Others will kill to keep her forgotten secrets.


From the blog

  • June – events.

    It would be wonderful to meet readers this month. Two events next week – Needham Market Library 7.30pm June 5th. A £5 note gets you in – plus refreshments. Then I will be at the Boston Crime Book Festival on June 9th, at 2.30pm. All takes place in the historic Fydell House. Again – just…

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  • Gold Dagger nominated…

    Gold Dagger nominated…

    Great to see The White Lie nominated for this year’s Gold Dagger in the Crime Writers’ Association awards. The short list is announed at CrimeFest on May 10th. Wonderful to see the book alongside some of the best crime and thriller novels published in the last year. Particulalry pleasing to be beside fellow Hodder &…

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  • Sea View

    Sea View

    This is the view from my writer’s eyrie – a flat on the coast of Houlgate, on the Normandy coast. A balcony over the sea is many people’s idea of the perfect place to craft a lyrical sentence, plot a lanquid thriller, or think deeply about what lies at the heart of the next book.…

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