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Review: Dead Silent (Poppy Sinclair #2) by Sharon Jones

Dead Silent (Poppy Sinclair #2)

              Dead Silent is the second novel in the Poppy Sinclair series by Sharon Jones.  The Poppy Sinclair series is Jones’ first published series and while I have yet to read the first in the series, Dead Jealous, Dead Silent was definitely a hit with me.   Poppy Sinclair is 16 years old, visiting her father where he works at Trinity College.  Her boyfriend, Michael, has an interview for King’s College, and Poppy isn’t exactly looking forward to spending some quality time with dear old dad.  But when people start showing up dead, it’s clear that having to spend time with the father who left her and her mother to follow his passion for religion is the least of her problems.   I really enjoyed Dead Silent.  Like, a lot.  Poppy is a very bubbly, very smart girl, and a great heroine to follow.  She’s hurt by what her father did, which is only natural, and even more hurt that their relationship has changed so much because of it (she would have you believe she’s angry.  She’s definitely hurting).  Plus, she has to deal with the fact that Michael is going to be off…

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