Detective Anna Gwynne

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 162 ratings

The Silent Girls Publisher's Summary

"'Ambulance and police. Something’s happened. I don’t know what. But my little girl, there’s blood.' A sob choked off the sentence. He took a deep, tremulous breath and finished, 'It’s my daughter....'"

When a young girl disappears on the edge of the Forest of Dean and blood is found where she was last seen, the town is terrified a killer has returned.The local police are convinced it’s the same man who stabbed a girl to death 18 years ago. They know who he is. They’re desperate to finally have the evidence they need to put him away. To save another girl before it’s too late.

Only Detective Anna Gwynne is sure he isn’t the real killer.

But Anna can’t explain how she knows.Time is ticking. He’s been hiding in plain sight. And there’s only one person who can help Anna. But that person is not just a killer.... He's a monster.

Can Anna face her fears and confront him before another girl dies?

A thriller that will leave you wanting more. If you love Val McDermid, Angela Marsons, and M. J. Arlidge, you’ll love The Silent Girls.

©2017 Dylan Young (P)2018 Bookouture
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  • Book 1

    • The Silent Girls

    • By: Dylan Young
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    When a young girl disappears on the edge of the Forest of Dean and blood is found where she was last seen, the town is terrified a killer has returned.The local police are convinced it’s the same man who stabbed a girl to death 18 years ago. They know who he is. They’re desperate to finally have the evidence they need to put him away. To save another girl before it’s too late. Only Detective Anna Gwynne is sure he isn’t the real killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Smart, savvy suspense

    • By Candice on 01-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Blood Runs Cold

    • By: Dylan Young
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    When 11-year-old Blair Smearton is abducted near a river bank on the hottest day of the year, no one can trace the man spotted taking her. Detective Anna Gwynne is back at work with her cold case unit following a brutal attack that nearly cost her her life. She’s investigating the death of young Rosie Dawson, whose bones were found hidden in a hole in the ground 10 years ago. The only lead Anna has is a photo of Rosie posted on a chat room hidden deep online. And then she finds one of Blair. Kidnapped. In the exact same dark room.

    Regular price: $19.95