The Town Talks by Isabelle Kenyon
THE TOWN TALKS explores the lives of twins Michael and David, removed from their father as babies and later separated from each other when Michael is abducted.
Michael and David live separate lives and David only ﬁnds out the truth when he discovers Michael’s autobiography, learning his twin’s date of death.
Judith, their mother, never gives up on ﬁnding Michael. The story is told in short chapters from her perspective as she navigates single parenthood, the loss of her child, and life in a new town
David hadn’t said anything for a week, much to the police’s
frustration. Two balding men in crumpled uniforms treated him as deaf as well as mute, shooting glares through the doorway as they spoke,
“We understand it has been a shock to him, Mrs Smith, but he was the last person to see Michael alive.”