Reviews

Praise for THE SILENT HOURS:

‘Cesca Major clearly knows her subject, and her descriptions of the time and setting are as brilliantly accomplished as the mystery she weaves through the book… Beautifully written and peppered with real emotion, this is a story that will linger long after reading.’

HEAT MAGAZINE

‘A beautifully written novel that will stay with you long after you finish the last page.’

THE SUN

‘[A] strong debut… This is assured writing and Major is a talent to watch.’

ANTONIA SENIOR, THE TIMES

‘A moving and evocative portrait of a little-known wartime tragedy’

THE SUNDAY EXPRESS

‘[A] moving debut.’

WOMAN AND HOME MAGAZINE

‘A gripping mystery, with an epic sweep, The Silent Hours is a wonderfully assured debut.’

Rowan Coleman, author of THE MEMORY BOOK

‘A gripping, fictional account of a real event in wartime France, told with a sensuous clarity. A haunting and illuminating debut novel.’

Wendy Wallace, author of THE PAINTED BRIDGE

‘The Silent Hours is an evocative and beautifully written debut. This skilfully woven story had me transfixed from the very first page. Cesca Major is an exciting new talent to watch.’

Amanda Jennings, author of THE JUDAS SCAR

‘A powerful and haunting exploration of love and loss in war.’

Leah Fleming, author of THE POSTCARD

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