Heather Gudenkauf is the New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence. Heather was born in Wagner, South Dakota, the youngest of six children. Having been born with a profound unilateral hearing impairment, Heather tended to use books as a retreat and escape the world around her. Heather became a voracious reader and the seed of becoming a writer was planted.
Praise for Heather Gudenkauf: `This gripping tale will keep you up all night' - Heat `An action packed thriller.... Gudenkauf's best book yet!' - Mary Kubica `Fans of Jodi Picoult will devour this great thriller' - Red Magazine `This tense tale keeps you hooked right up to the last page' - My Weekly `A great thriller' - Radio Times `A real page-turner' - Woman's Own `Tension builds as family secrets tumble from the closet' - Woman & Home `A gripping thriller' - Inside Soap `Deeply moving and lyrical...it will haunt you all summer' - Company `A powerhouse of a debut novel' - Tess Gerritsen `Totally gripping' - Marie Claire `Heart-pounding and compelling' - Diane Chamberlain