A Friend of Silence - M. Lee Prescott

A Friend of Silence

By M. Lee Prescott

  • Release Date - Published: 2013-12-05
  • Book Genre: Suspense
  • Author: M. Lee Prescott
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 192 Ratings)

A Friend of Silence M. Lee Prescott read online review & book description:

What safer haven could there be than a Quaker boarding school in a tiny New England coastal village?  What secrets lie beneath its serene and quiet beauty?  

Out of the blue, the campus is laid open, the peace of Old Harbor Friends shattered by the murder of lascivious, comptroller, Milt Wickie.  Wickie is discovered in his office, a scrimshaw knife protruding from his chest, a knife belonging to beloved teacher and grieving widow, Bess Dore.  

Initially a suspect, the forty-two year old, Bess is soon exonerated and jumps headlong into a murder investigation along with old flame, police detective, Roger Demaris, and Harry Winthrop, an amateur sleuth, prolific writer, and the son of the school’s wealthiest patron.  

Will Bess find romance along the way, giving her heart to the gruff police officer, who still adores her, or to the fly-by-night, but charming Harry who is clearly smitten?  Will the killer strike again?  Will the silence and calm of the 200-year old Friends school ever again be restored?       

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Posted Reviews

  • Good story, BUT...

    By seymourdequeen
    Doesn't this author have any editors???? Never seen such terrible misplacement of the comma! Someone needs to go back to 7th grade. Very distracting.
  • A friend of Silence

    By Gail 823
    What a great book! Easy read with interesting and well developed characters.

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