The Shadows in the Street

The Shadows in the Street

Discover book 5 in the bestselling Simon Serrailler series


‘Exhilarating’ Independent

When two prostitutes are found brutally strangled to death, Detective Simon Serrailler is called urgently back from his sabbatical.

But by the time he reaches the town of Lafferton another girl has vanished.

Then the wife of the Dean at the Cathedral goes missing.

Has the killer widened their net or is there more than one murderer at large?

‘Brilliantly compelling’ Daily Mirror

Discover the fifth edge-of-your seat novel in the bestselling Simon Serrailler series that over ONE MILLION readers have devoured.


  • Exhilarating

About the author

Susan Hill

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. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm the King of the Castle, In the Springtime of the Year and The Mist in the Mirror. 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 is one of the longest running in the history of London's West End. In 2020 she was awarded a damehood (DBE) for services to literature. She has two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.
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