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The Secret Voices by MJ White

Genre: Crime
Publisher: Hera Books
Source: Rachel Random Resources
Rating: 4/5
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About The Book

They said they’d keep me safe. They said, ‘It’s okay, Hannah. You know you can trust me.’They lied. When eight-year-old Hannah Perry goes missing in the small Suffolk village of St Just, the community is rocked. Heading up the investigation is Acting DS Rob Minshull, but he’s out of his depth in a case that seems to mirror the disappearance of a young boy, seven years ago. That search ended in unimaginable tragedy… and Minshull is praying that history won’t be repeated. But with an investigation full of dead ends, and a kidnapper taunting the police with sinister deliveries of Hannah’s belongings and cryptic notes, the young girl’s life hangs perilously in danger. Until Dr Cora Lael enters the picture. A psychologist with a unique ability, Cora’s rare gift allows her to sense emotions attached to discarded objects. When she is shown the first of Hannah’s belongings, she hears the child’s piercing scream. With few leads on the case, could Cora prove Hannah’s only hope? And as time runs out, can they find Hannah before history repeats itself…?


My Thoughts

When a child is missing, it does not only affect the parents and the family of the missing child but all the community. But if the kidnaper taunts the police with some objects from the child, the police is aware that this is not a joke and they have to take the case really seriously. Also, it seems that there was a similar case a few years ago and it didn’t end well… Will the young Hannah Perry be able to return home safely? The help of Dr Cora Lael will be crucial in this case, as she is able to feel emotions and voices from objects… Ready for a very intriguing case?
I have to say that I am not a big believer of fantasy, but in slow doses it can make a case more mysterious and intriguing, don’t you think? In this case, Cora gives the reader the supernatural touch in this kidnapping mystery, but in the right dose, she will try to help with the case. She is not an extravagant or weird character, simply someone very emphatic.
I hope this will not be the only case with Dr Cora Lael, I really liked her and how she handled the situation, as being a child kidnapping everyone is stressed and on high alert, even the police. It’s the perfect story to make the reader choose which of the suspects has more motives or is more dangerous… and run to the last page to discover the truth!
Are you ready for “The Secret Voices”?


About The Author

MJ White is the crime pen name of the internationally bestselling author MirandaDickinson. To date she has sold over one million books worldwide and has been translated into sixteen languages. Miranda has always been a huge fan of crime fiction andThe Secret Voices marks the start of a new and exciting departure for her writing.