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Not a Sound By Heather Gudenkauf Not a Sound When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters her job her husband David and her stepdaughter Nora N

  • Title: Not a Sound
  • Author: Heather Gudenkauf
  • ISBN: 9780778319955
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Paperback
  • Not a Sound By Heather Gudenkauf When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora Now, two years later and with the help of her hearing dog, Stitch, she is finally getting back on her feet But when she discovers the body of a fellow nurse in the dense busWhen a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora Now, two years later and with the help of her hearing dog, Stitch, she is finally getting back on her feet But when she discovers the body of a fellow nurse in the dense bush by the river, deep in the woods near her cabin, she is plunged into a disturbing mystery that could shatter the carefully reconstructed pieces of her life all over again.As clues begin to surface, Amelia finds herself swept into an investigation that hits all too close to home But how much is she willing to risk in order to uncover the truth and bring a killer to justice
    Not a Sound By Heather Gudenkauf

    Not a Sound A Thriller Twisting, atmospheric and dark, Heather Gudenkauf s NOT A SOUND will draw you right into the silent world of Amelia Winn and keep you riveted This is a thrill ride to be sure, but it s also a gripping tale of tragedy and redemption If you haven t read Heather Gudenkauf yet, now s the time. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf is a Park Row Books publication This novel delves deeper than the taut, suspenseful elements, touching upon some timely issues, while creating a sympathetic character, in Amelia Winn, that is at once vulnerable, but whose resilience is inspiring. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf, Paperback Barnes Noble Up to sh backMay , NOT A SOUND is not only a riveting thriller, but it s a moving portrait of a woman who is stronger than she ever believed possible, against all odds Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author A moving thriller Gudenkauf maximizes tension all the way through the literally cliff hanging finale. Not a Sound Build a World, Not a Sound Build a World, Not a Sound Madaila has been a favorite of mine for several years now What If won my heart, and tracks like Give Me All Your Love , I Know , and I Not a Sound A Thriller Kindle edition by Gudenkauf May , Twisting, atmospheric and dark, Heather Gudenkauf s NOT A SOUND will draw you right into the silent world of Amelia Winn and keep you riveted This is a thrill ride to be sure, but it s also a gripping tale of tragedy and redemption If you haven t read Heather Gudenkauf yet, now s the time. Not a Sound rowsNot a Sound is the debut album by the Des Moines, IA band The Nadas. Heather Gudenkauf New York Times Bestselling Author NOT A SOUND is not only a riveting thriller, but it s a moving portrait of a woman who is stronger than she ever believed possible, against all odds Twisting, atmospheric and dark, Heather Gudenkauf s NOT A SOUND will draw you right into the silent world of Amelia Winn and keep you riveted. Not a Sound A thriller worth staying up all night to May , Not a Sound, by Heather Gudenkauf Park Row There s minimal blood and zero sexual depravity in Gudenkauf s psychological suspense story although there is Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf Book Summary Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf From The Jacket A shocking discovery and chilling secrets converge in this latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora. Heather Gudenkauf New York Bestselling Author Novelist Heather Gudenkauf is the Edgar Award nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence, These Things Hidden and Not A Sound Heather was born in Wagner, South Dakota, the youngest of six children.

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    1. Chelsea Humphrey on said:

      Yay My first thriller featuring a deaf female I have developed a craving for diverse characters in my mystery thrillers and this one was pure gold While the plot itself was fairly unique, I also found myself drawn to the careful details included surrounding the hearing impaired, and the medical field in general I learned from the author s note that she herself is hearing impaired, something I wasn t aware of before, and it brought Amelia s character to life so than it could have from the voice [...]

    2. Melissa on said:

      3.25 stars If ever there was a jaw dropping opening this is it Heather Gudenkauf lays the groundwork for her promising mystery and compelling cast of characters with a startling hit and run Told entirely through the eyes of Amelia, a former nurse, who lost her hearing after being rundown in a parking lot, this story offers up a unique lead She s strong, resilient and out to prove she can get her life back on track It was booze Amelia initially turned to after the accident, her little family jus [...]

    3. Jennifer Masterson on said:

      Audio Version Review 4 Very Enjoyable Mystery Stars for Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf I was initially going down a 3 1 2 Star path with this book because I thought I had the ending figured out, but my detective skills failed me, so I m giving it the full 4 Not only did I like the main character, Amelia, but I also enjoyed the story and felt it was well written The narrator, Julia Whelan, actually enhanced this book s experience She s my favorite narrator and she s awesome Amelia is a nurse th [...]

    4. Norma on said:

      3.5 stars rounded up to 4 stars as I loved Amelia and Stitch I am a huge fan of this author and was extremely excited and considered myself lucky to receive an advanced copy of this book NOT A SOUND by HEATHER GUDENKAUF is an interesting, moving, emotional, and lightly suspenseful mystery thriller that hooked me in right from the get go with that ever surprising and unexpected first chapter I love it when a book grabs my attention like that right away HEATHER GUDENKAUF delivers a well written, f [...]

    5. Linda on said:

      There s plenty of bark in this oneJust ask Stitch, Amelia Winn s service dog, who unleashes quite the snappy collared, digging for bone, storyline here.Amelia has lost her hearing due to a severe head injury As a specially trained ER Trauma nurse, Amelia was guiding a patient back to her car when they were both mowed down by an unknown driver who purposefully hit them in the parking lot The driver was never caught.As time moved on, Amelia did not The weight of depression began to sink Amelia int [...]

    6. Julie on said:

      Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf is a 2017 Park Row Books publication This novel delves deeper than the taut, suspenseful elements, touching upon some timely issues, while creating a sympathetic character, in Amelia Winn, that is at once vulnerable, but whose resilience is inspiring.Amelia Winn is an RN, happily married, with a step daughter she adores, when her life changes on a dime She is left profoundly deaf after a horrific car crash Her equilibrium is knocked out of whack in ways than one [...]

    7. Bentley ★ Bookbastion.net on said:

      See this review and like it on bookbastion__________________The second I came across this book on Netgalley, I knew I had to get my hands on it My father was born Deaf, and my entire family uses American Sign Language ASL to communicate with him and his friends I was really interested in checking this book out as much for the plot as I was to see how the main character s deafness was conveyed.I was pleasantly surprised by the level of respect that was paid to Amelia s hearing impairment It help [...]

    8. Brenda on said:

      Full review is done Yah me Heather Gudenkauf has created memorable characters here in Amelia and her service dog Stitch I loved what their relationship brought to the story and that is what made this story an enjoyable read for me It was very refreshing to read a story with a person dog connection Stitch by far was the best character in this story and I loved his attitude I will listen when I need to and that reminded me of my dog Amelia is not your typical thriller heroine She is the woman in t [...]

    9. Diane S ☔ on said:

      3.5 Amelia had a job she loved as a nurse, a husband and stepdaughter she adores, but a tragic accident would leave her deaf and depressed Her own actions while trying to come fingers with her new circumstances would cost her the job, her husband and the easy relationship with her daughter Now basically alone, her only companion her service dog Stitch, she is trying foreclosing some parts of her life Paddling on the river is her solace, that is until she finds the body of a fellow nurse, a frien [...]

    10. Kendall on said:

      My first read by Heather Gudenkauf Not a Sound is a light mystery that grabs you from the bang of the first chapter I definitely enjoyed reading the novel from Amelia our main character s POV and her partner in crime Stitch service dog Can I just say how much I LOVED Stitch Made me want to go out and get a furry little friend just like Stitch I was really engaged in Amelia s character and felt that she was easy to connect to strong, powerful, and independent I do have to say the premise of the s [...]

    11. Judy Collins on said:

      The 30 Best Books of 2017I am utterly speechless A 5 Star Brilliantly crafted LOVED Just finished this incredible and compelling book It may take some time to get my heart rate back to normal My nails will never be the same Movie Worthy please Heather Gudenkauf returns followingMissing Pieceslanding on myTop 50 Books of 2016with her Best Yet, NOT A SOUND.Hands down, this is the best book I have read in 2017 I have no doubt by year end, it will still be the best of the year As the book openswe m [...]

    12. Laura on said:

      A contemporary thriller featuring a deaf protagonist I can t say I ve read anything like this before I can t speak on how the hearing impaired character is portrayed based on personal experience, although the author is herself and clearly put some of her own personal understanding into the character making her feel very real and believable.Nurse Amelia Quinn is involved in a hit and run in a parking lot while walking a patient to her car The accident leaves Amelia deaf In an attempt to deal with [...]

    13. Erin Clemence on said:

      Amelia Winn is an emergency room nurse, trained in working with victims of sexual assault One day while walking a victim to her car, she is struck by another vehicle and loses her hearing After spiraling into a depression that ends up with her losing her family and her job, Amelia is finally trying to regain the trust of her husband and stepdaughter While kayaking one day with her service dog Stitch, Amelia comes across the body of a former nurse, Gwen, and suddenly Amelia focuses on finding the [...]

    14. Amanda - Mrs B's Book Reviews on said:

      mrsbbookreviews.wordpressI selected Heather Gudenkauf s latest based on an article I read that was featured in the highly regarded Washington Post stating this novel was a thriller worth staying up all night to finish Going on this strong recommendation and my enjoyment of Gudenkauf s 2016 release, Missing Pieces, I was all set to be thoroughly entertained by Not A Sound.Not A Sound deviates somewhat from a traditional thriller The heroine is a hearing impaired, former nurse, named Amelia Winn A [...]

    15. Selene on said:

      2.75 starsI liked certain aspects of this story a flawed heroine with a disability, an intriguing puzzle to solve, interesting tidbits about the operation of hearing impaired devices, and a cute but versatile dog thrown into the mix Beyond that, this story was just okay It wasn t very thrilling or exciting and the narrator was slightly irritating because she jumped to conclusions about everything and assumed that everything was about her Overall, the characters didn t hold my interest as strongl [...]

    16. Kelly (and the Book Boar) on said:

      Find all of my reviews at 52bookminimum 3.5 StarsIf you don t mind a mystery where the leading lady does this at every opportunity This might work out just fine for you.Amelia s life changed when a severe head trauma left her without hearing Caught in a downward spiral of alcohol, Amelia lost her job, her husband and her stepdaughter Now she s trying to get her life back on track With the help of her therapy dog, Stitch, a new job and a new addiction to kayaking rather than the bottle, things ar [...]

    17. Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews on said:

      As if losing your hearing because of a hit and run driver wasn t enough trauma, Amelia and her service dog, Stitch, found a dead body of a fellow nurse on the beach In addition to losing her hearing and her job as a trauma nurse, Amelia s depression and drinking also caused the failure of her marriage and her income She desperately needed a job and needed to get back into society because she was still living on her savings after two years and was lonely We follow Amelia through her days and nigh [...]

    18. Wendy on said:

      Heather Gudenkauf is on my list of favourite authors and she did not disappoint with Not A Sound.Nurse Amelia Winn suddenly becomes deaf when she is involved in a tragic accident Her life spirals into a depression and she becomes an alcoholic resulting in the loss of her husband, stepdaughter and job Two years later and with the help of her hearing dog, Stitch, she is finally getting her life back on track only to discover the body of a fellow nurse in the dense bush, by the river, near her cabi [...]

    19. Kathryn on said:

      4.5 stars From the moment I began reading Not A Sound I was fully into it Heather Gudenkauf pulled me in with her opening scene, and her writing had me imagining clearly the scenes she was setting The story is told from the viewpoint of Amelia, who is deaf after an accident that was appalling It was really interesting to be drawn into a deaf person s world, to find out in a new way what they miss out on I never thought about them not being able to differentiate emotions because they can t hear t [...]

    20. Debra on said:

      3.5 starsAmelia Winn is a nurse who walked a patient to her car one night and they were tragically hit Her patient died and Amelia suffered many injuries and was left deaf She spirals into depression and alcoholism after the accident and her husband kicks her out of their home Two years later she is unemployed, sober and has a service dog Her soon to be ex husband has given her a tip on a job with a friend of his.Initially she misses her job interview when she finds the body of her friend, Gwen, [...]

    21. ♥Rachel♥ on said:

      3.5 StarsAmelia s life fell apart after an accident left her deaf, losing her husband and stepdaughter in the process I can understand how Amelia could let things fall apart, but thankfully the author doesn t drag us through the depressing experience We pick up with Amelia slowly getting back on track sober, new job, reconnecting with her stepdaughter, Nora, and getting back on friendly terms with her ex husband, David She wouldn t have got that far without the help of Jake, her childhood friend [...]

    22. Jeanie on said:

      Rating 4.5 starsI know when I read a Heather Gudenkaufnovel, I find a character that I want to spend time getting to know Amelia Winn is no different She lives alone, separated from her husband, battling demons caused by her accident that left her deaf and having tendencies of alcoholism Before the accident, she had purpose being a nurse, a step mom to her daughter Nora and a wife She now lives in isolation by the river that she enjoys kayaking with her service dog Stitch Gudenkauf gives Stitch [...]

    23. Ellen Gail on said:

      YES THIS WAS GOOD AND YOU SHOULD READ IT a review in all caps by Ellen Gail

    24. Heidi on said:

      Amelia Winn was a skilled and dedicated ER and sexual assault nurse when a rogue driver slammed into her, almost killing her and leaving her fighting for her life in ICU Amelia survived, but was left profoundly deaf Depressed and drowning her sorrows in alcohol in the two years following the hit and run, Amelia now lives on her own in a remote cabin in the woods with only her service dog Stitch for company, trying her best to overcome the addiction that has cost her her family and most of her fr [...]

    25. Sherri Thacker on said:

      This book was a great suspenseful book that hooked me from the very beginning Heather Gudenkauf is one author I will be reading from The main character, Amelia, is deaf in this book and after reading the book, I see that the author is also hearing impaired so maybe that was why the book was so well written I loved her writing style and I highly recommend this book to those who want a thriller.

    26. Amy on said:

      All of my reviews can be found on novelgossipThis is the second book I ve read by Heather Gudenkauf and while I struggled with my first attempt, I m so pleased to say that I enjoyed this one much While this wasn t one of those crazy, twisted thrillers that I m usually drawn to, it was still a highly entertaining read This opened with a fantastic prologue, Amelia gets hit by a car and is badly injured and is now deaf Fast forward to two years later and her life has changed drastically, and NOT f [...]

    27. debra on said:

      Jennifer Masterson, Melissa, and Diane S all wrote different but great reviews of this title.I didn t enjoy it as much as they did I found the mystery not very mystifying, some incompatible aspects in the story, and found some of Amelia s actions to be somewhat dumbass unreasoned e.g why don t I risk my life because being embarassed if the police don t believe me would be too horrible, and taking a chance on death a much better choice I thought the author did a great job making me feel the absol [...]

    28. Dale Harcombe on said:

      Four and a half starsThis book grabbed me from the beginning It is about Nurse Amelia Winn After an accident she is left deaf and depressed She turns to alcohol to solve her problems but that only increases them costing her, her marriage to David and valuable time with her step daughter Nora After two years Amelia is starting to try and adjust to life with the help of her service dog Stitch When they discover the naked body of a dead woman in the river where she and Stich kayak, it soon becomes [...]

    29. Lynn on said:

      I really enjoyed this book, to the point where at times I could not put it down Sleep deprived much Amelia Winn is an RN who was left totally deaf as a result of a horrible accident She spiraled into depression and alcoholism As a result she lost her job, her home and her family Now two years later, with the help of her service dog Stitch, she is trying to regain control of her life While paddle boarding on the river near her home, she discovers the body of a former coworker in the brush Amelia [...]

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