The Soul of Discretion

The Soul of Discretion : Simon Serrailler Book 8

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Simon Serrailler faces his most dangerous challenge yet in the edge-of-your-seat thriller from Susan Hill, the bestselling author of The Woman in Black.

Going undercover, he must leave town immediately, change his identity and sever all contact with friends and family.

And, more importantly, he must inhabit the mind of the worst kind of criminal.

But can he do so without losing everything?

`Crime writing with a dark, fierce edge' Daily Mail

`Keeps the reader gripped until the last page' Sunday Express

Discover the bestselling crime series that over ONE MILLION readers have devoured.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 277g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099575949
  • 9780099575948
  • 16,484

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"Exhilarating… These books succeed in harnessing all the genre’s addictive power while maintaining a complexity and fascination entirely their own"
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"This is modern crime writing with a dark, fierce edge - and all the better for it" -- Geoffrey Wansell * Daily Mail * "Keeps the reader gripped until the last page" * Sunday Express * "Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when Susan Hill does the result is stunning" * Ruth Rendell * "Exhilarating... These books succeed in harnessing all the genre's addictive power while maintaining a complexity and fascination entirely their own" * Independent * "All the ingredients for the perfect English crime novel are here" * Daily Mail * "She captures sinister atmosphere brilliantly...her characters are drawn with loving detail" * Spectator * "Eagerly awaited by all aficionados of crime fiction" * P.D. James * "Susan Hill writes as an honest and disturbing witness to our times" * Scotsman * "The real joy of the Serrailler series is Serrailler in incident and intrigue" * Daily Express * "Nothing's quite as it seems, except Hill's brilliantly compelling prose" * Daily Mirror *
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About Susan Hill

Susan Hill's books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham; and have been shortlisted for the Booker. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Honours. She is the author of over fifty books, including the seven previous Simon Serrailler crime novels: The Various Haunts of Men, The Pure in Heart, The Risk of Darkness, The Vows of Silence, The Shadows in the Street, The Betrayal of Trust and A Question of Identity, which was shortlisted for the National Book Awards' Crime and Thriller of the Year. The play adapted from her famous ghost story, The Woman in Black, has been running in the West End since 1989; it is also a major film.
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Rating details

2,788 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 38% (1,050)
4 42% (1,167)
3 16% (454)
2 3% (80)
1 1% (37)
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