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Silent Water (The Wild Water Series: #3)

4.75  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  9 reviews

Part Three of Wild Water
The tragedy and comedy that is Jack's life; a dangerous web of lies concludes a bitter-sweet end.
Jack Redman, estate agent to the Cheshire set and someone who's broken all the rules. An unlikely hero or a misguided fool?
In this sequel to Dark Water, Jack and Anna must face the consequences of their actions. As the police close in and Patsy's manipul
Published (first published May 4th 2016)
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Shani Struthers
May 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was gifted a copy of this book by the author in return for an honest review. Well... honestly? It's brilliant! This is the third in the Wild Water series, one that just keeps getting better and better. It's the story of Jack Redman and his life - something of a tragicomedy and indeed there are scenes that will have you laughing out loud because they are so true to life, as well as scenes that'll have you on the edge of your seat. Book Three concerns the disappearance of Simon Banks, a thorn in ...more
Hannah Symonds
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I don't think I have ever loved a series as much as I have loved this one. I really feel as though I know all the characters. This is the third book in the series and I strongly recommend reading the first two which are Wild Water and Dark Water. The scenery and settings that Jan describes are just beautiful you can almost imagine you are there. We come back to Jack's story and whether Anna and himself are going to reveal their secret. The second book left us on a cliff hanger and now events hav ...more
Jun 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is the third in Jan Ruth’s ‘Wild Water’ series and Jack is back and in more trouble than ever. You do need to have read the first two books to really get the most out of this, but they are such lovely books to read that it's really no hardship!
Set mainly in the beautiful Welsh countryside, the author does a fantastic job of making the reader feel that they are there in the mountains. The settings are beautifully drawn and show the love that Jan Ruth obviously has for the places she describe
Elizabeth Lloyd
May 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Wild Water series includes everything I desire for a perfect read. It describes contemporary life in all its complexities; love, passion, family connections, humour and tragedy. After the changes in family circumstances brought about by the blossoming romance between Jack Redman and his childhood sweetheart, Anna, when they reconnect in Wild Water, the plot grew menacing in Dark Water leaving readers on a cliff-hanger. Silent Water delivers everything I had hoped for. Events catch up with Ja ...more
Valerie Poore
Sep 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As others have said, this is a fitting end to a terrific family saga. What I've loved about this trilogy by Jan Ruth is the great sense of place with which she has managed to imbue the books. The Welsh countryside is a superb backdrop for this dramatic series and I've loved it. That and the marvellous characterisation. By this third book, the reader really knows each of the main characters so well, they are like friends, even the manipulative but still slightly vulnerable Patsy. I would not call ...more
Kathryn Guare
May 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have thoroughly enjoyed all three books in the Wild Water series, and in fact, the release of this latest installment gave me an excuse to sit down and read the other two again. All of the characters, no matter how small, are fully drawn, complicated and human. Jan Ruth has an amazing skill for making me feel a grudging compassion for the villains and for giving the heroes and heroines some faults that are not sugar-coated, and which serve to make their struggles believable. The endless drama ...more
Lorraine Pestell
A fitting end to a great saga. All the same thoroughly interesting characters make it through to further complicate Jack and Anna's world, taking up where Dark Water left us. I loved this series because there is so much going on for everyone, and yet I never felt lost.

Lottie's one-liners never fail to raise a giggle or an eyebrow, or both! I hope we see more of her as she grows up, in other books... And just when you think there can be no more lies and Jack can rest easy... Well, no!
Jul 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good tidy ending to the trilogy.
Hayley Bardsley
Jun 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have loved the wild water books and book 3 did not disappoint at all. I couldn't put it down!
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Jan Ruth lives in Snowdonia, a mountainous area of North Wales, UK. Jan writes contemporary fiction about the darker side of the family dynamic, often blending life in rural Wales with a touch of city business. Her style is best described as fast-paced and realistic, with a sprinkling of dry humour.

The real story began at school, with prizes for short stories and poetry. She failed all things math

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