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Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 Crime of Silence
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'A child has been kidnapped. His father, Evan Kiley, a reporter on the local newspaper in this small Australian city, telephones the home of the Wintons. They are a well-to-do family whose small daughter had been abducted - and returned - a year or so earlier. The Wintons had paid the ransom demanded without calling in the police. Because he cooperated with the criminals, Kiley accuses Winton of complicity in their crime. The men who took Robin Kiley, just a toddler, followed the same pattern as that of the earlier kidnapping of Winton's little girl. Had Winton notified the authorities, the criminals would have been caught and Robin would have been spared, Kiley says. Winton feels guilty and sorry for Kiley so he agrees to help him in his time of need. Gradually, the two men are drawn together in a plot to thwart the kidnappers and to get Robin Kiley back. But something goes wrong and a murder is committed.' (Source: Trove)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hodder and Stoughton ,
      1965 .
      image of person or book cover 6366630290858922232.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 192p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Soho Press ,
      1998 .
      image of person or book cover 5928625740559236250.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 192p.
      ISBN: 1569471312
Serialised by: The Australian Women's Weekly 1933 periodical (212 issues)
Notes:
Serialised in the Australian Women's Weekly in two instalments, 16 and 23 March 1966
      1966 .

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Works about this Work

Carlon's Gift Sydney Smith , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 247 2002-2003; (p. 60)

— Review of Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel ; The Unquiet Night Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
Untitled Shirley Tyler , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Crime Factory , no. 6 2002; (p. 49-50)

— Review of Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
Mean Streets Robin Wallace-Crabbe , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 May vol. 120 no. 6326 2002; (p. 69)

— Review of Half Past Dead Jane Clifton , 2002 single work novel ; Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
The Enigma of Patricia C. Susan Wyndham , 2002 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 March 2002; (p. 6-7)
Carlon's Gift Sydney Smith , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 247 2002-2003; (p. 60)

— Review of Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel ; The Unquiet Night Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
Mean Streets Robin Wallace-Crabbe , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 May vol. 120 no. 6326 2002; (p. 69)

— Review of Half Past Dead Jane Clifton , 2002 single work novel ; Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
Untitled Shirley Tyler , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Crime Factory , no. 6 2002; (p. 49-50)

— Review of Crime of Silence Patricia Carlon , 1965 single work novel
The Enigma of Patricia C. Susan Wyndham , 2002 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 March 2002; (p. 6-7)
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