Simon Serrailler Book 2
‘Not all great novelists can write crime crime fiction but when one like Susan Hill does it the result is stunning.’ Ruth Rendell
A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. An ex-con finds it impossible to stay straight. A severely handicapped young woman dies in the night - has someone who loves her helped her out of this world? Once again, Susan Hill brilliantly creates a community, with detail so sharp and convincing that readers feel that these people are their neighbours. And that terror and evil are always in their midst ...
“For the first time in years, P.D. James has serious competition”
Philip Oakes, Literary Review