"Silent Lies is an action romance saga, that takes the
reader through decades of a tumultuous time between the
end of World War I and the beginnings of World War II.
Excellent and intelligent use of actual historical events
makes this piece both educational and entertaining.
Leo, a young Hungarian boy who sees too many horrors
and deceit, barely survives while family and friends are
slaughtered. He finds himself alone, again and again.
Subsisting on his uncanny ability to mimic behavior and
languages, a gift that keeps him alive ? and in serious
trouble, he travels from Hungary to Paris. Leo is innocently
trapped by very ruthless and influential people and he is
forced to run for the sanctuary of Shanghai. There, both his
greatest hopes and greatest fears come true.
This is an endearing story of a love that many can only
experience in dreams. It is about self-sacrifice ? of enduring
when all hope is gone and strength is fading. Readers
witness the consequences of the political and personal
choices that Leo is forced to make. Personally, I had to
brush away a little water from my eyes a few times in the
Without hesitation, I give Silent Lies high ratings because
the author has provided an exceptional piece of work. I look
forward to the second book to find out what else will happen
in Maggy and Leo's adventurous lives."
Author: M.L. Malcolm
Publisher: Long Street Press
~ Lillian Brummet - Book Reviewer - Co-author of the book Trash Talk, a guide for anyone concerned about his or her impact on the environment ? Author of Towards Understanding, a collection of poetry.