Introducing Detective Simon Serrailler... in the first two cases in Susan Hill's gripping crime series
In The Various Haunts of Men Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler and a new member of the station, Detective Sergeant Freya Graffham investigate the disappearance of a local woman from the peaceful cathedral town of Lafferton. As more people vanish, Simon and Freya are forced to embark on a complicated mission to unravel the mystery and enter the mind of a killer.
In The Pure in Heart Simon Serrailler is nursing a broken heart while trying to deal with a new and worrying case: the kidnapping of a young boy on his way to school. As the family of the missing boy falls apart, and more children are taken, the station - and Simon - begin to lose hope...
The Various Haunts of Men: This is the first of what promises to be a splendid series
The Various Haunts of Men: This book must be judged as a potential successor to the great sequences of detective writing by PD James and Ruth Rendell...excellent
The Pure in Heart: All the ingredients for the perfect English crime novel are here
The Pure in Heart: Beautifully drawn characters...a tantalising mystery