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The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill

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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 sub-plots but the central story leaves you shuddering. Definitely not one for the faint-hearted. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

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The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill

The New Simon Serrailler Case from Susan Hill, the bestselling author of The Woman in Black. Simon Serrailler Faces His Most Dangerous Challenge Yet. 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?

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Susan Hill

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.

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8th October 2015


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Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing


400 pages


Crime / Mystery
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