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January 8, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

A Time for Silence

The People’s Book Prize Winter 2012 Collection, today’s highlighted book is

A Time for Silence

A Time for Silence

By Thorne Moore
Published by Honno Press
ISBN 9781 906784454
Winter 2012


1933: Gwen is a loyal wife but her duty to her husband has a terrible price for herself and her children. Now: When Sarah finds her grandparents’ ruined farm she becomes obsessed with restoring it. Be careful when you look into your past, you may not like what you find…

Author’s Biography
Thorne is from Luton. She studied history, worked in a library then moved to Wales in 1983 to run a restaurant with her sister. She makes miniature furniture for collectors and has a first class degree in law but decided instead to fulfil her lifelong desire to be a writer


Welsh Books Council Book of the Month October 2012

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Patron:  Frederick Forsyth CBE

Founding Patron:  Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE


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