Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 03/09/2020
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Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2020

An enthralling and propulsive new thriller from the author of Scrublands

A homecoming marred by blood
Journalist Martin Scarsden returns to Port Silver to make a fresh start with his partner Mandy. But he arrives to find his childhood friend murdered - and Mandy is the prime suspect. Desperate to clear her name, Martin goes searching for the truth.

A terrible crime
The media descends on Port Silver, compelled by a story that has it all: sex, drugs, celebrity, and religion. Martin is chasing the biggest scoop of his career, and the most personal.

A past he can't escape
As Martin draws closer to a killer, the secrets of his traumatic childhood come to the surface, and he must decide what is more important - the story or his family...

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472255365
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Weight: 355g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 36 mm

Customer Reviews

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Despite the size of the novel, the reader does not have the opportunity to become bored by the narrative.
Finally, the followup to the atmospheric and addictive ‘Scrublands’ is now available as Chris Hammer releases his second epic, ‘Silver’. As with his award ... READ MORE
Maria's Book Musings
This is a crime thriller there is no doubt about that and one of my favourite kind with its slow, steady pace and sombre atmosphere as the story gradually ... READ MORE
Lynne Packer
A slow paced start, gradually building in speed.
After reading Scrublands earlier this year I was pleased to get this book, the second one with Martin Scarsdale the disgraced journalist, Having moved away... READ MORE
Jacqueline Sharp
A good read
A thoroughly enjoyable book, good plot, fabulous characterisation, great sense of place, what more could you ask for. I enjoyed Scrublands and Silver didn... READ MORE
Amanda Gee
A Great Read
I enjoyed Scrublands, the first book featuring Martin Scarsden, and was looking forward to reading Silver. I was not disappointed. I was enthralled from be... READ MORE