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Gudenkauf, Heather

Overview
Works: 25 works in 143 publications in 10 languages and 9,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3607.U346, 813.6
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Publications about Heather Gudenkauf
Publications by Heather Gudenkauf
Most widely held works by Heather Gudenkauf
The weight of silence by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,448 libraries worldwide
"It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler. Calli's mother, Antonia, tried to be the best mother she could within the confines of marriage to a mostly absent, often angry husband. Now, though she denies that her husband could be involved in the possible abductions, she fears her decision to stay in her marriage has cost her more than her daughter's voice. Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli has been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Desperate to find his child, Martin Gregory is forced to confront a side of himself he did not know existed beneath his intellectual, professorial demeanor. Now these families are tied by the question of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets"--Publisher
These things hidden by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,104 libraries worldwide
"When teenager Allison Glenn is sent to prison for a heinous crime, she leaves behind her reputation as Linden Falls' golden girl forever. Her parents deny the existence of their once-perfect child. Her former friends exult her downfall. Her sister, Brynn, faces whispered rumors every day in the hallways of their small Iowa high school. It's Brynn--shy, quiet Brynn--who carries the burden of what really happened that night. All she wants is to forget Allison and the past that haunts her. But then Allison is released to a halfway house, and is more determined than ever to speak with her estranged sister. Now their legacy of secrets is focused on one little boy. And if the truth is revealed, the consequences will be unimaginable for the adoptive mother who loves him, the girl who tried to protect him and the two sisters who hold the key to all that is hidden."--Page [4] of cover
One breath away by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an unknown man armed with a gun walks into an elementary school classroom. Outside the school, the town of Broken Branch watches and waits. Officer Meg Barrett holds the responsibility for the town's children in her hands. Will Thwaite, reluctantly entrusted with the care of his two grandchildren by the daughter who left home years earlier, stands by helplessly and wonders if he has failed his child again. Trapped in her classroom, Evelyn Oliver watches for an opportunity to rescue the children in her care. And thirteen-year-old Augie Baker, already struggling with the aftermath of a terrible accident that has has brought her to Broken Branch, will risk her own safety to protect her little brother. As tension mounts with each passing minute, the hidden fears and grudges of the small town are revealed as the people of Broken Branch race to uncover the identity of the stranger who holds their children hostage
Little mercies by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Veteran social worker Ellen Moore has seen the worst side of humanity - the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children's advocate and a devoted mother and wife. But one blistering summer day, a simple moment of distraction will have repercussions that Ellen could never have imagined, threatening to shatter everything she holds dear, and trapping her between the gears of the system she works for. Meanwhile, ten-year-old Jenny Briard has been living with her well-meaning but irresponsible father since her mother left them, sleeping on friends' couches and moving in and out of cheap motels. When Jenny suddenly finds herself on her own, she is forced to survive with nothing but a few dollars and her street smarts. The last thing she wants is a social worker, but when Ellen's and Jenny's lives collide, little do they know just how much they can help one another
These things hidden by Heather Gudenkauf( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Once the golden child of tiny Linden Falls, Iowa, Allison Glenn watches her reputation crumble as she is sent to prison for five years--convicted of a terrible crime. But what really happened that fateful night? Allison's younger sister is the only other person who knows the truth. Now out of prison, Allison is more desperate than ever to set the record straight, but the revelation of the truth could have far-reaching consequences
The weight of silence by Heather Gudenkauf( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler. Calli's mother, Antonia, tried to be the best mother she could within the confines of marriage to a mostly absent, often angry husband. Now, though she denies that her husband could be involved in the possible abductions, she fears her decision to stay in her marriage has cost her more than her daughter's voice. Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli has been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Desperate to find his child, Martin Gregory is forced to confront a side of himself he did not know existed beneath his intellectual, professorial demeanor. Now these families are tied by the questions of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets."
One breath away by Heather Gudenkauf( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an unknown man armed with a gun walks into an elementary school classroom. Outside the school, the town of Broken Branch watches and waits. Officer Meg Barrett holds the responsibility for the town's children in her hands. Will Thwaite, reluctantly entrusted with the care of his two grandchildren by the daughter who left home years earlier, stands by helplessly and wonders if he has failed his child again. Trapped in her classroom, Evelyn Oliver watches for an opportunity to rescue the children in her care. And thirteen-year-old Augie Baker, already struggling with the aftermath of a terrible accident that has brought her to Broken Branch, will risk her own safety to protect her little brother. As tension mounts with each passing minute, the hidden fears and grudges of the small town are revealed as the people of Broken Branch race to uncover the identity of the stranger who holds their children hostage
Little mercies by Heather Gudenkauf( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Veteran social worker and dedicated children's advocate Ellen has seen the worst side of humanity. But one blistering summer day, a simple moment of distraction will have repercussions beyond Ellen₂s imagination. Meanwhile, ten-year-old Jenny suddenly finds herself on her own, forced to survive with only a few dollars and street smarts. The last thing she wants is a social worker, but when Ellen's and Jenny's lives collide, little do they know just how much they can help one another
Little lies by Heather Gudenkauf( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
In this riveting prequel novella to her novel Little Mercies, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf explores how even the smallest lies can have far-reaching consequences. When the body of a woman is discovered in a local park--with her bewildered four-year-old son sitting beside her--veteran social worker Ellen Moore is called in to assist in the police investigation. Positioned beneath a statue of Leto, the goddess of motherhood, the crime is weighted with meaning and, Ellen discovers, remarkably similar to one from a decade past. Ellen's professional duty is to protect the child, but she's not equipped to contend with a killer. As she races to connect the dots, she knows her time is running out. And the stakes are high: if she fails, another mother is sure to make the ultimate sacrifice
Behind the silence by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli has been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Desperate to find his child, Martin Gregory is forced to confront a side of himself he did not know existed beneath his intellectual, professorial demeanor. Now these families are tied by the question of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets
Little lies by Heather Gudenkauf( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
When the body of a woman is discovered in a local park, with her bewildered four-year-old son sitting beside her, veteran social worker Ellen Moore is called in to assist in the police investigation. Positioned beneath a statue of Leto, the goddess of motherhood, the crime is weighted with meaning and, Ellen discovers, remarkably similar to one from a decade past. Ellen's professional duty is to protect the child, but she's not equipped to contend with a killer. As she races to connect the dots, she knows her time is running out. And the stakes are high: if she fails, another mother is sure to make the ultimate sacrifice
Bei qiu jin de yin fu by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
When their seven-year-old daughter goes missing, Antonia evaluates her decision to stay in a loveless marriage that caused her child to withdraw into silence, while Martin confronts an uncomfortable aspect of his own personality
O Segredo Mais Negro by Heather Gudenkauf( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Allison e Brynn Glenn são duas irmãs que partilham um terrível segredo. Após cumprir uma pena de prisão, Allison está de novo livre. Mas o segredo rapidamente regressa à sua vida, para a destruir
Il peso del silenzio : romanzo by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Pour te retrouver : roman by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Le drame intensément vécu par une mère dont la petite fille de sept ans a disparu. [SDM]
Das Flüstern der Stille Roman by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
These things happen by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The weight of silence by Heather Gudenkauf( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When their seven-year-old daughter goes missing, Antonia evaluates her decision to stay in a loveless marriage that caused her child to withdraw into silence, while Martin confronts an uncomfortable aspect of his own personality
These things hidden by Heather Gudenkauf( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Once the golden child of tiny Linden Falls, Iowa, Allison Glenn watches her reputation crumble as she is sent to prison for five years--convicted of a terrible crime. But what really happened that fateful night? Allison's younger sister is the only other person who knows the truth. Now out of prison, Allison is more desperate than ever to set the record straight, but the revelation of the truth could have far-reaching consequences
Le souffle suspendu : roman by Heather Gudenkauf( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (110)
French (9)
Dutch (8)
Chinese (2)
Portuguese (2)
German (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
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