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The Silent Hour (Lincoln Perry #4)

3.8  ·  Rating details ·  1,176 Ratings  ·  106 Reviews
11 hours, 41 minutes

Whisper Ridge, a multimillion-dollar architectural project that was to host a unique program for paroled murderers, was the passion of Alexandra Sanabria, the daughter of a deceased Mafia don. But the program never got off the ground. The abandoned home now remains as a strange monument to dangerous secrets, kept off the market with taxes paid by a lega
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Published August 4th 2009 by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published January 1st 2009)
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Here’s what private detective Lincoln Perry’s Facebook updates would look like in this book:

“This freed convicted murderer wants to hire me? No way I’m working for that guy.”

“Murderer doesn‘t want me to look into his old case. He admits he’s guilty. Instead, he wants me to find the couple that ran the rehab program he was in when he got of prison. They vanished twelve years ago.

That sounds kind of interesting, but he’s still a convicted murderer that I don’t want to be associated with so I’ll t
Jan 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the latest Lincoln Perry book that Michael Koryta has written. All six books since then are stand alones. I think maybe at the time, Koryta was feeling as lost as he made his protagonist. There's a strong sense in Perry of not knowing where to go next, what to do now. Perry's partner, Joe Pritchard, is getting older and his life is changing direction. Perry has Amy, but is questioning things. We may never know the answers, unless Koryta writes another Lincoln Perry book. This book, in an ...more
Craig Sisterson
Apr 06, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime, thrillers
Cleveland-based private eye Lincoln Perry is asked by convicted murderer and former parolee Parker Harrison to investigate the 12-year old disappearance of the founder of a unique residential program for released killers. A woman whose brother is a suspected underworld kingpin, and whose husband’s skeletal remains, Perry quickly discovers to his dismay, have recently been unearthed. Perry finds himself scratching at the scab of a sordid family mystery, intertwined with decades-old threats and pa ...more
Jun 27, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I haven't read any of the other books in this series, but I have read Koryta before. This is a guilty pleasure. It's just for fun. Added bonus, the detective is from Cleveland, so it has a touch-of-home.
MaryLee Young
Jan 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
He never disappoints!
Jan 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Here it is-the last novel that I read in 2016!
The Silent Hour-the fourth installment of the Lincoln Perry series is another fascinating, standalone detective mystery novel by Michael Koryta narrating another superb case solved by the beloved fictional detective of the series-Lincoln Perry.
The story's starts with Whisper Ridge-a multimillion-dollar piece of architectural majesty that once housed a unique program for paroled murderers which never got off the ground due to the passion of Alexandra
Christine Trensen
Michael Koryta has long been on my list of "authors to be read." (There never seems to be enough hours in a day to get to all of them.) I found THE SILENT HOUR for a good price and so it made its way to the top of my pile.

For the first hundred pages or so, I felt myself fully drawn in and captivated. The story is good - a fantastic house abandoned, for unknown reasons, by the couple who built it - and I really felt that Koryta is a very good story-teller and writer. I wouldn't say that he is a s
Nov 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Micheal Kortya is a brilliant author and his Lincoln Perry series never fails to impress me. The Silent Hour (the latest book in the series) is a powerful and intelligent crime thriller that featured a strong plot (full of well-executed twists and turns), amazingly well-developed characters, detailed backstories, and haunting physical settings. I also appreciated Koryta's subtle blending of various tones (from world-weary cynicism to outright pessimism to hope). The Silent Hour is not only a fun ...more
Up 'til now, I'd only read Koryta's stand-alones and am thrilled with his Lincoln Perry series. Reading this series out of order doesn't seem to be a problem which is good as I rarely get them in order from the library. Lincoln becomes involved in a 12 year old disappearance/murder involving a Mafia family and several "rehabilitated" convicts, one of whom tries to hire him to locate the missing sister of a Mafia king-pin. An intricate plot with a quick pace, Lincoln finds himself looking over hi ...more
(Only got to 75% because I've been working 60 hour weeks, and then the library wanted it back. . It was okay but not so great I'll hunt it down to finish it. )
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Michael Koryta (pronounced Ko-ree-ta) is the New York Times-bestselling author of 11 suspense novels. His work has been praised by Stephen King, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Dean Koontz, James Patterson, Dennis Lehane, Daniel Woodrell, Ron Rash, and Scott Smith among many others, and has been translated into more than 20 languages. His books have won or been nominated for the Los Angeles Times Boo ...more
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