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Unspoken Fear
Unspoken Fear
Author: Hunter Morgan
When her husband returns home after serving five years in prison, vineyard manager Rachel Gibson, faced with a virtual stranger, wonders if he is responsible for the brutal deaths of several townspeople who were killed to pay for their secret sins.
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ISBN-13: 9780821779460
ISBN-10: 082177946X
Publication Date: 5/1/2006
Pages: 447
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  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 34 ratings
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Unspoken Fear on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Rachel accompanied by her four year old daughter Mallory arrives at the Sussex County Correctional Facility to take home her former spouse Noah, who spent five years there for vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. Noah, an ex-priest, blames himself for his still beloved Rachel no longer smiling while also pondering who the father of the little girl is. His two children with Rachel are both dead.

Not long after Noah returns to the vineyard home of his parents where Rachel, Mallory, and idiot savant Mattie McConnell live, someone stones their neighbor Johnny Leger to death. Detective Chief Snowden Calloway and Detective Sergeant Delilah Swift believe Noah knows something about the homicide, but is not forthcoming with information. As they make inquiries, Noah wonders if he might be dangerous as he blacked-out at the time the murder occurred.

This is a terrific thriller that from the start has the audience wondering if a fallen angel is doing the killing yet with potential paranormal intervention, the tale holds together as a police procedural mostly from the perspectives of Noah and Rachel. The story line is fast-paced as Noah holds himself at fault for what happened especially as he sees the sadness of Rachel and how much Mattie displays he let him down too. The strong support cast keeps the thriller from collapsing into a maudlin serial killer second chance at love if he is not the culprit. Though at times over the top, especially with Azrael and the voice, fans will enjoy Hunter Morgan's solid tale.
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Timbuktu126 avatar reviewed Unspoken Fear on + 453 more book reviews
Very good book- loads of suspects (and you suspect them all at one point or another!) and lots of suspense. As I was reading the final few chapters, I kept wanting to race ahead and find out who the killer was. I did figure out parts of the mystery along the way, but not all of it!
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This book is a page turner. About a serial killer in a small town. Keeps you guessing who did it until the very end.
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Another excellent book by Hunter Morgan


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