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An at the Cathedral goes missing – has the killer widened their net or is there than one murderer at lar Shadows in the Street is Susan Hill’s fifth novel in the Simon Serrailler series which follows the trials and tribulations of the Detective and his family in LaffertonLafferton is a Cathedral town and in recent times has seen an increase in the number of prostitutes found walking the streets They have started to encroach on the centre of town an unwritten taboo broken by the introduction of pimps and the trafficking of younger working girlsSerrailler is on an extended holiday on the remote island of Taransay most famous for the television series Castaway in 2000 Miles from nowhere and without a mobile phone signal the detective is enjoying a uiet vacation following his draining stint with The Special Incident Flying Task force SIFTThe island is a sedate haven far removed from the manic turmoil of SIFT Gentle walks across the island a small community and warm log fires help rejuvenate his energy levels That is until he receives an urgent call from Lafferton calling him back following the murders of two prostitutesShadows in the Street is an intensive character driven novel well written and although a crime fiction novel I felt the investigation played a secondary role to character and story building This is by no means a negative but if you are looking for an detective led storyline then this may not be up your streetFull review on my blog here

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The Shadows in the Street Simon Serrailler #5Two local prostitutes are found in the PDFEPUB #190 brutally strangled Serrailler is called back urgently EXCERPT They could never uite decide if he was OK or not He wasn't weird He wasn't anything All the same'Say what you like' Hayley had said 'not normal'Only he seemed normal watching them eat the sandwiches he'd made for them pocket the chocolate bars he'd bought out of his own money finish off the hot tea or coffee He had a normal coat normal blue wool scarf Normal black shoes Normal He was clean he shaved he hadn't got anything special about him or anything peculiar either Just normal Only not THE BLURB Simon Serrailler is on sabbatical on a Scottish island recovering from an exhausting murder investigation when he is urgently summoned back to Lafferton Two local prostitutes have been found strangled By the time Serrailer has reached the town another girl has vanished Is this a vendetta against prostitutes by someone with a warped mind Or a series of killings by an angry punter Then the wife of the new Dean at the Cathedral goes missing has the killer widened their net or is there than one murderer at large MY THOUGHTS Susan Hill's Simon Serrailler series is one of my favorite series for many reasons It is about so much than a detective It encompasses the story of a family three generations of it their struggles with their lives their jobs and each other Disappointments expectations petty jealousies health problems deaths remarriage and the joys and problems of raising families Moral dilemmas Faith Loss Love Grief Adjustment Belonging or being on the outside looking in But there is always a crime to solve and nothing is ever straightforward Simon Serrailler DCI artist loner does not always feature hugely in the plot but is a presence all the same In the Shadows in the Street he doesn't feature in his police role until uite well into the book And yet this doesn't detract from the story at all instead we get to see a side of Simon rarely shown to us the recluse the loner the artist very much at home on a remote island There is always so much to her books than is at first apparent And discovering the hidden depths is always a pleasure for me A very fond ☆☆☆☆☆ for The Shadows in the Street by Susan Hill published by Chatto and Windus a division of Random House All opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own Please refer to my Goodreadscom profile page or the 'about' page on sandysbookadaywordpresscom for an explanation of my rating system This review and others are also published on my blog sandysbookadaywordpresscom

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EPUB ´ MOBI The Shadows in the Street Simon Serrailler #5 î 9780701179977 ↠ SUSAN HILL ↠ ❮KINDLE❯ ➜ The Shadows in the Street Simon Serrailler #5 ❤ Author Susan Hill – Gwairsoft.co.uk Two local prostitutes are found brutally strangled SeFrom his sabbatical but by the time he reaches Lafferton another girl has vanished Then the wife of the De Review from Badelynge Susan Hill has been writing extraordinary fiction for over four decades She is adept at characterisation and building complex emotional landscapes for her characters to inhabit In 2004 she turned her hand to writing in a completely new genre; the detective novel She plays with the genre's staple ingredients and adds her own flare for exploring human relationships to the mix creating a thoroughly engrossing series The latest installment The Shadows in the Street continues to follow the primary characters brother and sister DCI Simon Serrailler and Dr Cat Deerborn Serrailler often takes a back seat in the narrative most notably in the first book The Various Haunts of Men The crime or mystery is used primarily as a backdrop to explore related themes of the effects of crime murder loss insanity loneliness paranoia and Hill never coddles the reader with comfort reading; there are many scenes of true heart rending sadness in all the books It's not offered up as melodrama but rather as an attempt to show the results of tragedy that can enter any of our lives at any moment The sixth Serrailler book The Betrayal of Trust will be out in 2011 I recommend them all