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Alyssa Hall

April 02nd, 2024

Alyssa Hall’s sixth novel, And Then I Heard the Quiet (Friesenpress $19.99), due out in May, follows Valerie Russo, as she is determined to escape the nightmares of her troubled past and seeks solace in Fort Langley during the 2010 Olympics. She takes up a house-sitting position and finds peace with her canine companion, Hank, until she’s unwittingly drawn into a drug trafficking scheme. A long-hidden murder resurfaces, entangling her further. As Valerie grapples with her past, a surprising romance blossoms, offering comfort amid escalating tension. Valerie struggles to find atonement, haunted by unanswered questions. Will her pursuit for truth lead to redemption or deeper into the shadows of her past? 9781038303431

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