Hanging Hill

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Transworld, Apr 14, 2011 - Fiction - 560 pages
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The Victim:
A teenage girl has been brutally murdered on her way home from school. The cryptic message 'all like her' is crudely written on her body.

The Silence:
The dead girl's friends are deeply shocked and upset, but they all refuse to reveal anything about her last movements. Who are they protecting? And what more do they know?

The Fear:
Headstrong Detective Inspector ZoŽ Benedict knows exactly how she wants to work this case. But ZoŽ's own dark past, if exposed, may jeopardize the search for justice . . . and destroy her too.

Tense, thrilling and brilliantly original, Hanging Hill reveals the evil side of human nature and the terrible things normal people can do...

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User Review  - Daftboy1 - LibraryThing

This is the story of two sisters from Bath. Zoe is a police woman she investigates the death of a teenage girl who went to school with her niece Milly. Millys mum is Sally she is recently divorced a ... Read full review

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

great ending. totally out of left field. i thought the book was too long. the character sally drove me insane. an utter twit. her daughter was such a pain in the ass. even zoe wasn't very likeable. so tedious characters but a great plot. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Mo Hayder has written some of the most terrifying crime thrillers you will ever read. Her first novel, Birdman, was hailed as a 'first-class shocker' by the Guardian and her follow-up, The Treatment was voted by the Times one of 'the top ten most scary thrillers ever written'. In 2012 Gone won the prestigious Edgars Best Novel award.

Mo left school at 15 and has worked as a barmaid, security guard, English teacher, and even a hostess in a Tokyo club. She has an MA in film making from the American University in Washington DC and an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University. She now lives in England's West Country and is a full-time writer.

For more information on Mo Hayder and her books, see her website at www.mohayder.net

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