Download E-books A Question of Identity. (Simon Serrailler, Book 7) PDF

By Susan Hill

Susan Hill- the guy Booker Prize nominee and winner of the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards- returns with a gripping secret "eagerly awaited through all aficionados" (P.D. James).

A rather disagreeable homicide, that of a truly outdated lady in a housing undertaking, rocks the city of Lafferton. The assassin has left a particular "sign" at the physique and on the scene of crime. a few weeks later, an identical homicide happens, and a month or so later, so does another.

Initial investigations notice that the mysterious "sign" left at the physique used to be the calling card of a suspect who used to be charged with a number of murders within the northwest of the rustic, attempted yet acquitted at the grounds of inadequate proof. All symptoms recommend that this individual has easily vanished. Or is he correct below their noses? Simon Serrailler is obliged to make delve deeper and scratch out solutions, during this addictive secret of surpassing darkness through the bestselling Susan Hill.

Show description

Read or Download A Question of Identity. (Simon Serrailler, Book 7) PDF

Best Mystery books

Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree (Aunt Dimity Mystery)

The light spirit's 16th event is a brand new York instances bestseller and as "cozy and captivating as a cup of Earl gray" (Bookpage. com). After a dizzying time Down below, Lori Shepherd returns to Finch and unearths that her filthy rich better half's father, William Willis, Sr. , has simply bought a correct ten-acre property within sight.

A Fatal Grace: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

CC de Poitiers controlled to alienate each person within the hamlet of 3 Pines, correct up to date she died. while leader Inspector Armand Gamache starts off his research, it kind of feels like an most unlikely homicide: CC used to be electrocuted on a frozen lake, in entrance of the whole city, in the course of the annual curling match.

The Cruelest Month: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

"Many secret buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the kind of conventional homicide secret made well-known by way of Agatha Christie. . . . The book's name is a metaphor not just for the month of April but additionally for Gamache's own challenges---making this the sequence standout to this point.

In the Dead of Summer

"FULL OF PLEASURES . . . Roberts provides Amanda an appealingly dry wit. "--Publishers WeeklyWhile instructing summer season college at unique Philly Prep, English instructor Amanda Pepper feels a feeling of foreboding. First, a studying of Romeo and Juliet prompts a few very unusual chemistry. Then the pc technological know-how instructor starts receiving nameless go-back-to-Africa mobile calls.

Additional resources for A Question of Identity. (Simon Serrailler, Book 7)

Show sample text content

Molly sat up and checked out her. ‘What are you attempting to do to me? ’ ‘Get you to stand it. ’ ‘I face all of it the time. the entire bloody time. ’ ‘Do you? Molly, for those who truly do are looking to die and plan to make it occur there’s not anything i will do to forestall you. yet I doubt if you happen to truly do. you need to stay an entire, basic lifestyles, have a profession, be at liberty, fulfil your very nice strength, and you may. ’ ‘How am i able to do this as long as i think so crap? My head’s in every single place, I can’t eliminate these options, that reminiscence, I can’t make it un-happen, I can’t choose it out of my head and chuck it away. It’s there. It performs itself time and again like a movie on a loop. i must get out of myself and that i can’t. ’ part an hour later, Cat had persuaded her to return down and supervise the cake-making, anything she knew could make Molly believe larger simply because she took nice satisfaction in her baking, which she claimed had stored her sane while operating for her checks. the instant she went into the kitchen and observed the cooling rack at the desk she took over, persuading Judith that she had to depart the cake in for an additional 5 mins, suggesting a special consistency for the fudge icing. Hannah had long gone to begin her homework with a few reluctance. ‘What approximately whatever savoury to boot? ’ ‘Cheese straws? ’ Molly snorted. ‘Parmesan crunch and paprika biscuits. I’ll do them. What’s the e-book you’re discussing this night? ’ ‘Graham Greene. the tip of the Affair. We steer clear of the newest best-sellers. ’ ‘I’ve by no means learn any Greene. yet I’m beautiful ill-read all around. ’ Molly, who used to be now not tall, pulled out the stool to arrive a most sensible cabinet. ‘Maybe I should still subscribe to, yet I’m unsure I’d get in the course of the books. I’m larger as Catering supervisor. ’ ‘She seems to be fine,’ Judith acknowledged, supporting Cat set out the china and glasses within the sitting room. ‘She isn’t yet she’s constantly higher being busy and being with people. I nonetheless need to remind her of it. She says she feels secure on her personal in her room. ’ ‘Poor lady. It’s going to take decades for her to put out of your mind what occurred. ’ ‘She by no means will. humans don’t. harm trouble is what we’re approximately. How’s Dad? ’ Judith made a face. ‘Not yes. Something’s ruffled his feathers in recent years yet in fact he won’t inform me what. ’ ‘I notion he talked to you. You’ve made him open up excess of the remainder of us ever did. Mum simply gave up and acquired on along with her personal existence yet you’ve been wonderful. Even Simon thinks you stumbled on there has been a center beating lower than there. ’ ‘You be aware of there's. ’ ‘Yes. I do. ordinarily. no longer every person has the same opinion. ’ ‘I’ll wait a couple of extra days for him to inform me, and if he doesn’t, I’ll need to take on him. He’ll permit it fester on and it’s making him bad-tempered and unreasonable. ’ Cat glanced up from beginning a bottle of wine. Judith frequently sounded upbeat, even jokey, approximately Richard Serrailler’s moods, with which she had regularly coped so good. Now she sounded weary. From the kitchen got here the sound of the radio, and Molly making a song softly besides Bette Midler. Cat was once relieved she may possibly cease being concerned approximately one individual within the family, not less than for the remainder of the night.

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 13 votes