The seventh Simon Serrailler CaseIn this gripping crime novel, bestselling writer Susan Hill takes us inside the the mind of a deranged killer as the police search for the murderer of a vulnerable old woman
Susan Hill has been a professional writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and a Somerset Maugham, and have been shortlisted for the Booker. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Honours. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm the King of the Castle, In the Springtime of the Year and A Kind Man. She has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories as well as the Simon Serrailler series of crime novels. The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black has been running in London's West End since 1988. She has two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.
Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when one like
Susan Hill does the result is stunning -- Ruth Rendell
Eagerly awaited by all aficionados of crime fiction -- P.D. James
The real joy of the Serrailler series is Serrailler himself...rich in incident and intrigue -- Christopher Bray * Express *
Arguably one of the UK's best crime fiction writers * Pride Magazine *
Hill is, as ever, a true writer and a true storyteller... Her writing, never fancy or over-elaborate, is sweet and and clear and true, lifting the story above mass-market mass-killer lit -- Sophia Waugh * Spectator *