SUSAN HILL SERIES:

    The Various Haunts of Men

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Various Haunts of Men

A woman vanishes in the fog up on tranquil Hill. Police are not alarmed. When young girl, old man, and even a dog disappear, something untoward is happening in this quiet cathedral town. Chief Inspector Siimon Serailler is assigned with policewoman Freya Graffham - new to the job, compassionate, inquisitive, dedicated, and needs to know - perhaps, too much.
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    A Question of Identity

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
A Question of Identity

A particularly unpleasant murder, that of a very old woman in a housing project, rocks the town of Lafferton. The murderer has left a distinctive "sign" on the body and at the scene of crime. A couple of weeks later, a similar murder occurs, and a month or so later, so does another. Initial investigations discover that the mysterious "sign" left on the body was the calling card of a suspect who was charged with several murders in the northwest of the country, tried but acquitted on the grounds of insufficient evidence. All indications suggest that this person has simply vanished. Or is he right under their noses? Simon Serrailler is obliged to make delve deeper and scratch out answers, in this addictive mystery of surpassing darkness by the bestselling Susan Hill.
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    The Betrayal of Trust

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Betrayal of Trust

Freak weather and flash floods all over southern England. Half of Lafferton is afloat. A landslip on the Moor has closed the bypass and, as the rain slowly drains away, a shallow grave - and a skeleton - are exposed. The remains are identified as those of missing teenager, Harriet Lowther, last seen 16 years ago.
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    The Pure in Heart

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Pure in Heart

A boy disappears waiting for a lift to school. A child miles away in the North of England, is abducted while walking to swimming baths near home. A girl and her harassed single mother become close to their next door neighbor Ed. Simon Serailler has very distressing cases, while still raw after a close shocking bereavement.
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    The Risk of Darkness

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Risk of Darkness

Child abduction, crazy grief of a widowed husband, a derangement that turns to obsession and threats, violence and terror add up in newest cases for handsome, introverted Simon Serrailler. His cool reserve has broken the hearts of several women. Now his own heart troubled by a feisty female priest with red hair.
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    The Vows of Silence

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Vows of Silence

Gunmen terrorize women in the Cathedral town of Lafferton. What — if anything — links apparently random murders? Is rifle marksman same person as killer with handgun? Simon Serrailler uses well-tried police methods - questions neighbors, searches house-to-house. His sister Cat is back with family from Australia but tragedy strikes her warm farmhouse.
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    The Shadows in the Street

      Susan Hill / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
The Shadows in the Street

Susan Hill's most exciting crime novel yet, another gripping and psychologically acute story set in the darker side of a Cathedral town. Now available in trade paperback from Vintage Canada.Simon Serrailler is on a sabbatical when he is recalled to Lafferton to investigate the murders of two local prostitutes. By the time he returns, another girl has disappeared. Is this a vendetta against prostitutes by someone with a warped mind? Or a series of killings by an angry customer? But then one of the Cathedral wives goes missing, followed by another young married woman, on her way to work. Serrailler follows lead after lead, all of which become dead ends. It is only through a piece of luck, a chance meeting and a life put in grave danger that he finally gets a result...Susan Hill has a genius for evoking atmosphere and suspense, and her characters are so real that the reader is caught up not only in the mystery but in the drama of their lives. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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