The Silence of Murder

Publisher: Ember
Winner of the Edgar Award

The story of a teen's struggle to prove her brother innocent of murder.

The Crime: The murder of John Johnson, beloved baseball coach. 

The Accused: 18-year-old Jeremy Long, who hasn't spoken a single word in 12 years.

Witness for the Defense: 16-year-old Hope Long, the only person who believes her brother is innocent.

Other Suspects: The police have none. But Hope's list is growing.

From author Dandi Daley Mackall comes a gripping murder mystery and a dark yet powerfully redemptive story of love, secrets, and silence.

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The first time Jeremy heard God sing, we were in the old Ford, rocking back and forth with the wind. Snow pounded at the window to get inside, where it wasn’t much better than out there. I guess he was nine. I was seven, but I’ve always felt like the older sister, even though Jeremy was bigger....
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