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Susan Hill has won both the Whitbread and Somerset Maugham Awards and been shortlisted for the Booker. She is the subject of one of the Vintage Living Texts. She runs her own publishing business, Longbarn Books, and edited the literary magazine, Books and Company. Her novels are set for GCSE and A Level, and her play, The Woman in Black, has been running in London's West End for 15 years.

In 2011 Susan Hill was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work.

If you like Susan Hill you might also like to read books by Joanna Briscoe, Ruth Rendell and Richard Montanari.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Susan Hill

The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill
The Soul of Discretion
Susan Hill
Fictional cathedral city, Lafferton, is home to some truly dreadful crimes involving young children in ‘snuff’ movies. Simon Sennailler is called in, goes undercover and ends up in prison hoping to infiltrate a very nasty paedophile ring. There are several...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2015
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Black Sheep by Susan Hill
Black Sheep
Susan Hill
Susan Hill is most famous for her ghost stories and though this is far from a tale of the supernatural it does share the same taut, sparse style and bleakness familiar from those. The Howker family live in the fictional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Soul of Discretion Simon Serrailler Book 8 by Susan Hill
The Soul of Discretion Simon Serrailler Book 8
Susan Hill
Fictional cathedral city, Lafferton, is home to some truly dreadful crimes involving young children in ‘snuff’ movies. Simon Sennailler is called in, goes undercover and ends up in prison hoping to infiltrate a very nasty paedophile ring. There are several...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2014
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Printer's Devil Court by Susan Hill
Printer's Devil Court
Susan Hill
One murky November evening after a satisfying meal in their Fleet Street lodgings, a conversation between four medical students takes a curious turn and Hugh is initiated into a dark secret. In the cellar of their narrow lodgings in Printer's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
Lovereading Price: £7.99
Black Sheep by Susan Hill
Black Sheep
Susan Hill
This is one of Susan Hill’s stark, ‘bare’ books, tautly written with little elaboration, plenty of suspense, no unnecessary words and a pretty powerful ending. It is a fast read for two main reasons. One, it is short, and two,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2013
Lovereading Price: £8.79
A Question of Identity Simon Serrailler Book 7 by Susan Hill
A Question of Identity Simon Serrailler Book 7
Susan Hill
One snowy night in the cathedral city of Lafferton, an old woman is dragged from her bed and strangled with a length of flex. DCS Simon Serrailler and his team search desperately for clues to her murderer. All they know...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Dolly A Ghost Story by Susan Hill
Dolly A Ghost Story
Susan Hill
The mistress of the modern ghost story is back with another for Hallowe’en, a real spine chiller. Two damaged children in an old house with a sinister aunt and housekeeper – perfect. One child is reserved and polite, the narrator,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Small Hand by Susan Hill
The Small Hand
Susan Hill
Best-selling author of The Woman In Black, Susan Hill is on top form with this chilling ghost story about a book dealer who comes across a derelict old house and suddenly feels an invisible child’s hand in his own....
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2012
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Woman In Black by Susan Hill
The Woman In Black
Susan Hill
Proud and solitary, Eel Marsh House surveys the windswept reaches of the salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway. Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2012
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Woman In Black by Susan Hill
The Woman In Black
Susan Hill
Proud and solitary, Eel Marsh House surveys the windswept reaches of the salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway. Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Small Hand by Susan Hill
The Small Hand
Susan Hill
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 14 October 2010. October 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. Best-selling author of The Woman In Black, Susan Hill is on top form with this chilling ghost story about a book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2010
Lovereading Price: £7.99
Howards End is on the Landing by Susan Hill
Howards End is on the Landing
Susan Hill
Susan Hill will never support e-books, they don’t inhabit your home, they don’t lurk, their smell will give you no Proustian moments and - hard to imagine ever running your finger down your e-book index with quite the same enjoyment...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2009
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Various Haunts Of Men by Susan Hill
Various Haunts Of Men
Susan Hill
The start of a series with a chief inspector to rival Wexford or Dalgliesh but with a supernatural feel. A deep tale that draws the reader into the thoughts and deeds of the characters. It is very evocative and atmospheric...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2005
Lovereading Price: £5.59

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