It’s 1990 London and Isla Green is being called home to Australia. Her father is under suspicion in the disappearance thirty years earlier of their next door neighbor.
It’s 1960s and police officer Joe Mallory has a job he truly hates, removing Aboriginal children from their homes and placing them into government facilities. All he wants is a child of his own, but his wife, Mandy has other ideas.
More mystery than historical fiction, The Silence switches between two times in order to explore the dark secrets of two families struggling to find a way to move forward by looking back.