The Various Haunts of Men by Susan Hill audiobook

The Various Haunts of Men

By Susan Hill
Read by Steven Pacey

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Simon Serrailler Mysteries: Book 1

14.75 Hours Unabridged
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A woman vanishes in the fog up on “the Hill,” an area locally known for its tranquility and peace. The police are not alarmed; people usually disappear for their own reasons. But when a young girl, an old man, and even a dog disappear, no one can deny that something untoward is happening in this quiet town. Young policewoman Freya Graffham is assigned to the case; she’s new to the job, compassionate, inquisitive, and dedicated. She and the enigmatic detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler have the task of unraveling the mystery behind this gruesome sequence of events.

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Summary

Summary

A woman vanishes in the fog up on “the Hill,” an area locally known for its tranquility and peace. The police are not alarmed; people usually disappear for their own reasons. But when a young girl, an old man, and even a dog disappear, no one can deny that something untoward is happening in this quiet town. Young policewoman Freya Graffham is assigned to the case; she’s new to the job, compassionate, inquisitive, and dedicated. She and the enigmatic detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler have the task of unraveling the mystery behind this gruesome sequence of events.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A masterly and satisfying thriller from one of Britain’s best-loved mystery writers.” Ruth Rendell
“A gripping whodunnit and a subtle study of the mind of a psychopath.” Daily Mail
“This book must be judged as a potential successor to the great sequences of detective writing by PD James and Ruth Rendell...excellent.” Daily Telegraph
“A taut and suspenseful mystery…dark but entirely convincing…Hill’s fine writing and nuanced insight into human nature should appeal to fans of such masters of the psychological thriller as P.D. James, Elizabeth George and Ruth Rendell.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Susan Hill

Author Bio: Susan Hill

Susan Hill, a full-time writer since 1963, has written over forty novels, numerous nonfiction books, novellas, short stories, and several books for children. In addition to her writing, she edits short-story compilations, writes a monthly column for the Daily Telegraph, and runs a literary magazine, Books and Company. She has also formed a publishing company, Long Barn Books, inspired by her lifelong admiration for Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press. She was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and has won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards for her adult novels, as well as the Smarties Prize for a children’s book.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 14.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English