The Pure In Heart: Simon Serrailler, Book 2
A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. An ex-con finds it impossible to stay straight. A severely handicapped young woman dies in the night - has someone who loves her helped her out of this world? Once again, Susan Hill brilliantly creates a community, with detail so sharp and convincing that readers feel that these people are their neighbours. And that terror and evil are always in their midst ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
I suppose the mystery is always just a vehicle for us to examine questions like What binds us together as a society? Or as a family? Or what binds me together as a distinct personality? Hill, though, pretty decidedly subjugates the demands of genre to these bigger life issues. Her characters aren't quite up to the task of helping us think these through without the distraction of a compelling plot, though . . . they're just a bit too sketchy. But there's promise and this is a series . . .
Review: The Pure in Heart (Simon Serrailler #2)User Review - Goodreads
This is the second book in the Simon Serailler series, and like the first one, is an excellent read. The crimes and situations engendered by both books are riveting in themselves, but add a Chief ...