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Susan Hill

The Benefit of Hindsight
  • The Benefit of Hindsight

  • 'Beautifully told, Hill's gimlet eye and steely prose remind you how fierce she can be' Daily Mail

    Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes that threaten the sanctity of hearth and home, leading Simon to engage with his own demons...

    One rainy night, a couple welcomes two strangers needing help into their home. It's an act they will regret for the rest of their lives.

    On the other side of town a woman is brutally murdered and her husband is left unconscious.

    Are the two crimes connected? Serrailler sets out to investigate but will his own demons get in the way?

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. www.susanhill.org.uk


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