The Shadows in the Street

The Shadows in the Street

[a Simon Serrailler Crime Novel]

Book - 2010
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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 bynbsp;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 isnbsp;caught up not only in the mystery but in the drama of their lives.

Publisher: Toronto : A.A. Knopf Canada, c2010.
ISBN: 9780307399137
9780307399120
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HIL
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 24 cm.

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jazpur
Jan 12, 2015

Typical Susan Hill and a very good read.She knows her English people at all levels of society very well and her people, with all their foibles, are entirely believable.

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readerpat
Mar 13, 2014

I enjoyed this book but was very disappointed with the bad language sprinkled throughout.
I am sure Susan Hill could have used different words to express her feelings.

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nannerl
Jul 05, 2012

One of my favorite British crime novelists. Lots of character depth and mystery, hard to put down.

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