Susan Hill
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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 the 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.

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    • The Soul of Discretion

    • Simon Serrailler Book 8
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 724
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 665

    The cathedral town of Lafferton seems idyllic, but in many ways it is just like any other place....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's dark, this one

    • By Sal on 08-10-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Various Haunts of Men

    • Simon Serrailler 1
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 977

    A woman vanishes in the fog up on "the Hill", an area locally known for its tranquillity and peace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An unusual way to start a series

    • By Linda on 27-06-14

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Comforts of Home

    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    Recovering on a remote Scottish island, his peace doesn’t last long. He is pulled in to a murder inquiry by the overstretched local police....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • welcome back Simon

    • By Patricia on 01-05-19

    Regular price: £11.09

    • The Woman in Black

    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Paul Ansdell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 776

    Eel Marsh house stands alone, surveying the windswept salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Listen.

    • By Elizabeth on 07-04-08

    Regular price: £9.09

    • The Pure in Heart

    • Simon Serrailler 2
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 544

    Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler, first introduced in The Various Haunts of Men, is on a painting holiday in Venice when he is summoned home by a telephone call....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully read and excellent characterisation.

    • By Christine on 29-11-07

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Benefit of Hindsight

    • Simon Serrailler, Book 10
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In this, the 10th Simon Serrailler crime novel, Simon must engage with his own demons as Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes that threaten the sanctity of hearth and home....

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Shadows in the Street

    • Simon Serrailler 5
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391

    Simon Serrailler has just wrapped up an exhausting and difficult case for SIFT – Special Incident Flying Taskforce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent - nothing else to say really!

    • By Glynis on 27-04-11

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Hero: A Simon Serrailler Short Story

    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    When Simon Serrailler was a rookie constable with the Met, he did something reckless in the course of a night's work which caused a man's death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Neat prequal

    • By Vicuña on 09-08-16

    Regular price: £1.99

    • The Vows of Silence

    • Simon Serrailler 4
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365

    Gunmen are terrorising young women in the Cathedral town of Lafferton. What - if anything - links the apparently random murders?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than just a detective story

    • By Kirstine on 07-01-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Risk of Darkness

    • Simon Serrailler 3
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 601
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413

    Susan Hill explores the crazy grief of a widowed husband, a derangement that turns to obsession and threats, violence and terror....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another gripping instalment beautifully read

    • By Christine on 12-12-07

    Regular price: £19.69

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