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A question of identity

A question of identity

Hill, Susan, 1942- author

The seventh Simon Serrailler crime novel. How do you find a killer who doesn't exist? One snowy night, an old lady is murdered - dragged from her bed and strangled with a length of flex. DCS Simon Serrailler and his team are aware of bizarre circumstances surrounding her death - but they keep some of these details secret, while they desperately search for a match. All they know is that the killer will strike again, and will once more leave the same tell-tale signature

Paperback, Book. English. Crime. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2013
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Available at Brandon and Peckham.

  • Brandon – One available in CRIME/MYSTERIES

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    23678887 CRIME/MYSTERIES Adult Fiction Available
  • Peckham – One available in CRIME/MYSTERIES

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    23676981 CRIME/MYSTERIES Adult Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Susan Hill
ISBN: 0099554879, 9780099554875
Note: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2012.
Physical Description: 354 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Police England Fiction.; Serrailler, Simon (Fictitious character) Fiction.

Author note

Susan Hill has been a 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. Her novels includeStrange Meeting,I'm the King of the CastleandA Kind Man; and she has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories. She is also the author of the bestselling Simon Serrailler cases. The play of her ghost storyThe Woman in Blackhas been running in London's West End since 1988. She is married with two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.


"Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when one like Susan Hill does the result is stunning"||"Eagerly awaited by all aficionados of crime fiction"||"The real joy of the Serrailler series is Serrailler in incident and intrigue"
Express||"Arguably one of the UK's best crime fiction writers"
Pride Magazine||"Hill is, as ever, a true writer and a true storyteller. Her writing, never fancy or over-elaborate, is sweet and and clear and true, lifting the story above mass-market mass-killer lit"