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Publisher Comments:

Susan Hill is back And so is her detective, Simon Serraillera aCrime fans on the look out for intelligent examples of the genre will enjoy The Risk of Darknessa (Time Out)

We met Simon Serrailler first in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart. Susan Hillas third crime novel, The Risk of Darknessaperhaps even more compulsive and convincing than its predecessorsa explores the crazy grief of a widowed husband, whose derangement turns into obsession and threats, violence and terror. Meanwhile, handsome, introverted Simon Serrailler, whose cool reserve has broken the hearts of several women, finds his own heart troubled by the newest recruit to the Cathedral staff: a feisty female Anglican priest with red hair. The Risk of Darkness is truly the work of a writer at the top of her form.

Praise for The Risk of Darkness

aAn outstanding crime thriller from one of Britainas best writers. Taut, inventive, tragic, intriguing, and full of unexpected twists, itas a must-have for all mystery collections.aa Booklist (starred review)

aHill blends just the right measures of darkness, tension, and human interesta]Well- crafted plot and believable characters make this a welcome addition to the series.aa Library Journal (starred review)

aAn almost flawless novel.a aSpectator

Synopsis:

From the author of "The Various Haunts of Men" and "The Pure in Heart" comes Hill's third crime novel, which follows a child's abduction and explores the grief of a widowed husband, a derangement that turns to obsession and threats, violence, and terror.

Synopsis:

We met Simon Serrailler first in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart. Susan Hill's third crime novel, The Risk of Darkness-perhaps even more compulsive and convincing than its predecessors-explores the crazy grief of a widowed husband, whose derangement turns into obsession and threats, violence and terror. Meanwhile, handsome, introverted Simon Serrailler, whose cool reserve has broken the hearts of several women, finds his own heart troubled by the newest recruit to the Cathedral staff: a feisty female Anglican priest with red hair. The Risk of Darkness is truly the work of a writer at the top of her form.

About the Author

Susan Hill's novels and short stories have won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards, and the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year, and been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She is the author of fifty-six books. The play adapted from her famous ghost story, The Woman in Black, has been running in the West End since 1989; it is also a major feature film starring Daniel Radcliffe. Her crime novels featuring DCS Simon Serrailler are currently being adapted for TV.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590202906
Author:
Hill, Susan
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Simon Serrailler Crime Novels
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.94x5.36x.81 in. .64 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , From the author of "The Various Haunts of Men" and "The Pure in Heart" comes Hill's third crime novel, which follows a child's abduction and explores the grief of a widowed husband, a derangement that turns to obsession and threats, violence, and terror.
"Synopsis" by , We met Simon Serrailler first in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart. Susan Hill's third crime novel, The Risk of Darkness-perhaps even more compulsive and convincing than its predecessors-explores the crazy grief of a widowed husband, whose derangement turns into obsession and threats, violence and terror. Meanwhile, handsome, introverted Simon Serrailler, whose cool reserve has broken the hearts of several women, finds his own heart troubled by the newest recruit to the Cathedral staff: a feisty female Anglican priest with red hair. The Risk of Darkness is truly the work of a writer at the top of her form.
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