I will confess at the outset that I am not as familiar with the work of Andrew Taylor as I should be. He is one of those authors who I know better from reputation than actual reading experience. I am resolved to rectify that situation in 2010 after reading A STAIN ON THE SILENCE, his latest book to be published in the United States. It is a haunting work that elicits enigmatic and disturbing memories that echo long after the reading is complete.
A STAIN ON THE SILENCE is a stand-alone work that has been in print in Taylor’s native England for several years, but only now is being released in the U.S., even as some of Taylor’s subsequent